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James Oglethorpe


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


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 ...


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ...