Georgia- 13th Colony

By: Tevon Edney


It was the last of the 13 colonies.  24th biggest state. 1. Founded by James Oglethorpe and others2. Agriculture- Indigo, rice, sugar.3. Major Cites- SavannahColonies named for England`s King George II4. Became State on January 2, 1788Georgian begun with the intension to have little landholding and no slavery. However, when it became a royal colony in 1752, plantation and slavery became a major part of the Georgian economy.Georgia was different from the other twelve colonies. It received money from the Parliment to get it started, and alone of the twelve colonies phrohibited slavery and the import of alcohol.

Georgia- The Last of the 13 colonies