Colonial Period (SS8H2)

George Jones, His majestys colony of Georgia in America, 1734, Hargrett Library.

SS8 H2 Analyze the colonial period of Georgia’s history

  1. Explain the importance of the Charter of 1732, including the reasons for settlement (philanthropy, economics, and defense).
  2. Analyze the relationship between James Oglethorpe, Tomochichi, and Mary Musgrove in establishing the city of Savannah at Yamacraw Bluff.
  3. Evaluate the role of diverse groups (Jews, Salzburgers, Highland Scots, and Malcontents) in settling Georgia during the Trustee Period.
  4. Explain the transition of Georgia into a royal colony with regard to land ownership, slavery, alcohol, and government.
  5. Give examples of the kinds of goods and services produced and traded in colonial Georgia.

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