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James Oglethorpe

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James Edward Oglethorpe (22 December 1696 – 30 June 1785) was a British general, Member of Parliament, and philanthropist, as well as the founder of the colony of Georgia.

The Founding of Georgia - The Founders & Patriots of America

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THE FOUNDING OF GEORGIA. It had been more than five decades since the British had established a new colony. James Edward Oglethorpe, a philanthropist  ...

Establishing the Georgia Colony - American Memory Timeline ...

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In the 1730s, England founded the last of its colonies in North America. The project was the brain child of James Oglethorpe, a former army officer.

Georgia Colony *** - Colonial America

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Founding of the Georgia Colony When was the colony of Georgia founded? The Georgia Colony was founded in 1732 by James Oglethorpe and other colonists.

Georgia Colony Founded | Today In Georgia History

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Feb 12, 2012 ... Georgia Colony Founded. February 12, 1733 - Savannah. After years of planning and two months crossing the Atlantic, James Oglethorpe and ...

HistoryWiz: The Colony of Georgia

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The last american colony was Georgia, founded 50 years after the other twelve. It was founded by James Oglethorpe, a prison reformer. Oglethorpe was a ...

Georgia - U.S. States - HISTORY.com

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The largest of the U.S. states east of the Mississippi River and the youngest of the 13 former English colonies, Georgia was founded in 1732, at which time its ...

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May 7, 2011 ... The Colony of Georgia Founded in 1732 ... HISTORY of Georgia U.S. State! ... Two Minute Tour of Georgia: 50 States for Kids - FreeSchool ...

Colonial Georgia - History of the USA

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The founder of Georgia was James Oglethorpe, who alone of all the colony planters lived till after the Revolution and saw the thirteen colonies become an ...

Colonial Georgia - Our Georgia History

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Oglethorpe established a perimeter around the colony including Fort Augusta, Fort Fredrica and Fort St. Simon (List of Georgia forts) and had slavery and liquor  ...

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Georgia Colony - History and Information

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Year Founded. 1732. Founded By. James Oglethorpe. Early Exploration of Georgia. While Spanish conquistadors were the first Europeans to explore Georgia, ...

James Oglethorpe (1696-1785) | New Georgia Encyclopedia

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Georgia's founders thought that the colony's climate would be suitable to the production of valuable silk, wine, and ...

Georgia Founded 281 Years Ago Today | Georgia.gov

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Feb 12, 2014 ... James Oglethorpe founded the colony of Georgia 281 years ago today. Many people mistakenly hear that Georgia was founded as a "prison ...