Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


Amelia Walther and Sofia Hutchison

No description

lib hist

on 3 October 2016

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Amelia Walther and Sofia Hutchison

add logo here
Because James Edward Oglethorpe, a British general and philanthropist, wanted to make a new colony, so he got a charter and made the colony here because it's so amazing here.
The Founder
James Edward Oglethorpe founded the colony of Georgia after it had been more than 5 decades since the British have established a colony there. He founded it June 9, 1732.
More History
On February 12, 1733, a group of 6 warships landed at Yamacraw Bluffs and set up on a site Oglethorpe chose earlier.
This is your cue to say ,"Yay! We love history!"

COME TO GEORGIA OR WE WILL EAT YOUR SOUL by Amelia Walther and Sofia Hutchison
A Brief History Lesson
The colony of Georgia was the vision of James Oglethorpe. However, by the time he received the charter he had discarded his plan to use debtors and hand selected the 116 men and women who would travel to South Carolina on the Ann.
Georgia's economy
Georgia concentrated on tobacco cotton, corn, vegetables, grain, fruit, and livestock. Southern colonies had the largest slave population, which worked on the plantations.
The colonists of Georgia were Roman Catholics and Jews. The main church was the Anglican church. It, though, was never the official religion of the state.
Why you should live HERE, IN THIS COLONY !!!!
Georgia has delicious peaches. Last of the 13 colonies. Has lots of deer and rabbits. There large forests, lots of wild animals, and fertile soil that is good for farming.
Forest life
Full transcript