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Transcript of SS8H2a
KING GEORGE II...the new colony: GEORGIA South Carolina colony was very successful
The Spanish were a serious threat to the British
Florida was only 60 miles away
the land in between had been claimed by both since the 1600's.
Possession is 9/10 of the law Countries export more than they import.
Finished goods = exports
Raw materials = imports (from Colonies) Member of Parlaiment
Buddies with Robert Castell
Wanted Prison Reform
Founder of the Georgia Colony (A colony for the 'worthy poor' aka debtors) Defensive Barrier Mercantilism James Oglethorpe SS8H2a So.... Photo credits: 'horizon' by pierreyves @ flickr So... SS8H2 The student will analyze the colonial period of Georgia’s history.a. Explain the importance of James Oglethorpe, the Charter of 1732, reasons for settlement (charity, economics, and defense), Tomochichi, Mary Musgrove, and the city of Savannah. 22 December 1696 – 30 June 1785 Charity Economics Defense Oglethorpe and Colonists arrived @ Savannah (Yamacraw Bluff) on 12 February, 1733 (State Day) Their Ship was called the "Ann" Castell was an architect
Couldn't pay debts incurred from publishing architecture book
Thrown in Debtor's Prison
Cellmate had smallpox
Castell died of smallpox (guess how he got it) silk
wine King George II issued a Charter to Oglethorpe No "worthy poor" or debtors actually came to the colony A guarantee of rights/privileges from the leader of a country...in this case, establishing the Georgia Colony with Oglethorpe as the leader. But colonists did get on the boat, and they got to come to Georgia and start the colony. Tomochichi
I don't speak English James Oglethorpe
Leader of Georgia Colony
I don't speak Yamacraw Mary Musgrove
Husband John & I run trading post nearby
I'm half Yamacraw
I speak English and Yamacraw Why Yamacraw bluff?
right next to S.C. colony (shopping, anyone?)
elevated (easy to defend)
on river (access to trading)
freshwater springs on bluff
Friendly Indian tribe (Tomochichi, amirite?)