The Colonial Period of Georgia’s History!

Unit Outline Title: From Exploration Through Independence

Unit Essential Question: How was the settlement and structure of the Georgia colony organized?

Unit Standards:

SS8H2 The student will analyze the colonial period of Georgia’s history.

a. Explain the importance of James Oglethorpe, the Charter of 1732, and reasons for settlement (charity, economics, and defense), Tomochichi, Mary Musgrove, and the city of Savannah.

b. Evaluate the Trustee Period of Georgia’s colonial history, emphasizing the role of the Salzburgers, Highland Scots, malcontents, and the Spanish threat from Florida.

c. Explain the development of Georgia as a royal colony with regard to land ownership, slavery, government and the impact of the royal governors.

Unit 3 SUMMARY   – Study Guide and Notes for Unit 3






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