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Daily life for colonial Georgians was centered around the home and farm, as they were fairly isolated among themselves and from the rest of the colonies. Georgia initially was a community of small farmers, but grew quick...

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Life in the southern colonies was dictated by a person's standing in society. For example, while the children of rich plantation owners benefited from a good education, those living in the backcountry may not have learne...

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Georgia was founded by James Oglethorpe in 1732 after he was given a charter by King George II to create a new colony between South Carolina and Florida. The state was subsequently named after the king.

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While the King of England appointed governors over the 13 colonies, each colony essentially ruled itself. The British governors ensured that taxes were paid to England under orders of the king.

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Georgia's Charter of 1732 was a document granted to 20 trustees for the foundation of what became England's last colony in America, the colony of Georgia named after George, the king who issued the charter. The colony wa...

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The single-most famous person from colonial Georgia is James Oglethorpe, the founder of the colony, the first trustee and the first unofficial governor. There were other trustees and governors but none near as well-known...

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The Georgia colony was established as a buffer zone between the prosperous South Carolina colony to the north and Spanish Florida to the south. Although the founder, James Oglethorpe, originally envisioned Georgia as a h...

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