Who founded Georgia?

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General James Oglethorpe was tasked by King George with finding a territory which could become a British colony and he came upon a land between South Carolina and Florida in 1732. This colony was named Georgia after the King and initially served as a barrier from Spanish and French attacks. Georgia became the 13th of the original colonies who participated in signing the Declaration of Independence.
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