Who was Georgia's founder and first leader?
British settler James Oglethorpe founded the city of Savannah, Georgia, in 1733.
Inside, You'll Find:
The history of Georgia from its colonial beginnings to statehood;
Maps, a timeline, photos-and what life was like for colonists before Georgia became the fourth state;
Surprising True facts that will shock and amaze you!
Table of Contents
1 Georgia Before the Europeans How did Hernando de Soto's arrival damage Native American communities? 7
2 Troubled Colony What help did Georgia settlers get from others? 15
3 Life in Colonial Georgia What kind of jobs did colonists do in early Georgia? 21
4 Royal Colony What changed in Georgia after James Oglethorpe left? 27
5 The American Revolution Did all Georgians agree to fight against Britain? 33
Georgia's Founding Fathers What did Georgia's founders do after the American Revolution? 38
True Statistics 43
Important Words 46
About the Author 48