American Colony: Georgia
By: Julia Lopez
1752 - 3,500 (500 African Americans)
1773 - 33,000 (1/2 African Americans)
1790 - 82,548
1800 - 162,686
Number of Slaves
1790 - 29,264
The typical person in colonial Georgia was of the working class, and usually had small farms to support their local community.
Colonial Georgia's Economy consisted of trade with native Indians and later depended on plantations and slavery.
Revolution & Constitution
There was not representative assembly because the trustees did not trust the colonists. All laws created by trustees. Georgia eventually became a royal colony in 1752.
Declared Independence in 1776
Role in Revolution
Banned trade with Great Britain
British forces sieged Savannah, Georgia
Fall of Charleston
Battles of Augusta
Role in Constitution
Delegates of second Constitutional Convention meet in Georgia
4th state to ratify the U.S. Constitution