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Late, but Latest Colony
Georgia Colony was the 13th colony of the original 13 colonies. IT was part of the southern colonies. Established by James Oglethorpe from England in 1732. Named after King George II of England. The colony was established because Mr. Oglethorpe wanted to help the less fortunate of London by bringing them to the New World. Went with 35 families arriving in Savannah.
The founder of GA...
The 13 colonies were divided into three parts where GA was the southern most colony
The first capital of Georgia which is known for its proper organization...
Foundation of Georgia...
Economics: The major industry in the Province of GA was agriculture growing rice, sugar and exporting tobacco, cotton, corn, vegetables, grain, fruit and livestock. Trade occurred only within colonies.
Religion: Gave religious freedom to Everyone except Catholics
Key People: If it weren't for James Ogelthorpe and William Stephens, GA wouldn't have been the way it is today, because they created very strict rules for them to earn income..
**the last American colony was Georgia, founded 50 years after the other twelve.**
Georgia was the only colony of the thirteen that received financial aid by a vote of Parliament
Georgia also had the largest Slave Population
Savannah, the first capital of Georgia, was divided into quarters becoming the first planned city.