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Georgia history

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Because Georgians worried that South Carolina would try to take control of Georgia after the trustees surrendered their charter to the British king, they asked for their territory to become a royal colony. In 1754, their wishes were approved, making Georgia separate from South Carolina. After becoming a royal colony under the control of Great Britain, the colony's borders and population expanded.

Because Georgians worried that South Carolina would try to take control of Georgia after the trustees surrendered their charter to the British king, they asked for their territory to become a royal colony. In 1754, their wishes were approved, making Georgia separate from South Carolina. After becoming a royal colony under the control of Great Britain, the colony's borders and population expanded.

Rich's - A Southern Institution ebook by Jeff Clemmons

The storied history of the iconic Atlanta department store. In 1867, less than three years after the Civil War left the city in ruins, Hungarian Jewish immigrant Morris Rich opened a small dry goods store on what is now Peachtree Street in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. Over time, his brothers Emanuel and Daniel joined the business; within a century, it became a retailing dynasty. Join historian Jeff Clemmons as he traces Rich's 137-year history. For the first time, learn the true stories behind…

Georgia State Fact File Worksheets

These Georgia State Fact File Worksheets are the perfect worksheets to help you and your child record many facts about the state of Georgia.

Georgia Historic State Map Postcard | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Since 1733, when James E. Oglethorpe sailed up the Savannah River and established Savannah, the first town, Georgia has evolved into one of America's greatest states. The 1996 Olympics were held in Atlanta, the state capitol and also the unofficial capitol of the modern South. The Peach State has produced such notables as Martin Luther King, Jimmy Carter, Bobby Jones, Ty Cobb, Jackie Robinson, and Henry Aaron. Artist Lynn Morgan created a colorful overview of Georgia and its many…