Did you know that before the late sixteenth century few besides the Indian tribes knew of the Georgia territory? Even though, Hernando Desoto traveled through Georgia during his expedition in the 1500s, the growing interest in this area wasn’t until King Charles II granted Carolinas a land expansion in 1663. Georgia was not only the beginning of a new commonwealth, destined to become an important State of the American Union, but also the spirit and purpose led to the colonization of Georgia becoming one of the most significant events in its History. Even so, what was England’s purpose to partake in colonizing the thirteenth and final original colony? After much research, I found that there are many motives as to why England formed the colony of Georgia, but the significant intentions were to aid the unfortunates, to express the idea of mercantilism, and to set up defenses against Spanish Florida.
The founding of Georgia started with a man named James Oglethorpe who was a member of parliament and work in the reforming business. In 1730 James went to the King of England at that time and requested a royal charter for a new colony (). Also, James specified that the name of the colony would name Georgia to represent the King. After high consideration, the King granted and created the Trustees who will govern the new colony.
Have you ever wanted to visit a state with beautiful mountains and waterfalls? If so Georgia is a great state to visit,because its known for it’s beautiful Appalachian Mountains. It also has beautiful waterfalls on the mountains. In this paragraph, it tells about the culture of Georgia. The first people
Introduction Have you ever wanted to explore and find out new things about a different state? Well, in this informational passage, you will find out about different places and resources. You will also find out a lot about history, geography, and some strange state facts that you never knew. You’ll also get to know a few names of famous people that were born in Georgia. So, let’s get started and explore this wonderful state!
Ameka Holland Professor Chitwood American Government 101 18th May 2015 Take Home Portion of Test The Georgia Constitution has many differences then you think, from the US Constitution. The differences are determined by the time of creation of both the Georgia and United States constitutions. With that being said, the United States Constitution throws
Pieces of Georgia by Jen Bryant is about a girl named Georgia, who is given a read journal. Like her mother, Georgia is quite the artist. She later receives a letter granting her a free membership to the Brandywine River Museum, and things begin to change. The quote "Books fall open, you fall in," shows that people connect to the story, and that the reader would want to put himself in the character's shoes to experience what she's been through.
Throughout the 1850's a division in the country between North and South widened. However, in spite of the rising rhetoric, the state of Georgia was far from becoming a "war machine." In Marietta, the Georgia Military Institute went to the state for funds only three times between 1852 and 1863. Throughout the state, railroads were being built up for economic reasons, not reasons of war. Atlanta was concerned about fighting equipment for its newly formed fire department, not for some secret military unit. Life went on "as usual" until the 1860 Presidential campaign.
I found this unit to very interesting because although I knew that each state had its own constitution I did not realize some of the similarities and differences that they shared. It is important to understand your states constitution because we have more contact with state and local governments on a daily basis than we do with the federal government. Above I made this table that visually shows us the United States and Georgia Constitution so we can compare and contrast them. As we can see the United States Constitution has seven articles and was only ratified once in 1787, while the Georgia Constitution has eleven articles and had been ratified 10 times with the more recent in 1983. Looking at my table I bolded the similarities between the
Although all of the 13 colonies were crucial in creating the U.S. we know today, Georgia played the biggest part due to them protecting the northern colonies from the Spanish and the French, acting as a refuge for multiple religions, and their relationship with the natives.
Recently Georgia Governor, Nathan Deal, struck down a controversial law that would have allowed concealed handguns on college campuses throughout the state. The law would have impacted thousands of students throughout the state and Gov. Deal followed up his veto by asking the General Assembly to pass follow-up legislation to
Economy Georgia capital is one place everyone visit it has a World Of Coke, Georgia aquarium, Zoo Atlanta and stone mountain them are important tourist attractions in Georgia. While many textile jobs moved overseas, there is still a textile industry located around the cities of Columbus, Brunswick, Augusta, and Macon and along the I-75 corridor between Atlanta and Chattanooga, Tennessee. Historically it started along the fall line in the Piedmont, where factories were powered by waterfalls and rivers. Widespread farms produce peanuts, corn, and soybeans across middle and South Georgia.
The Georgia Select Committee on Constitutional Revision had a goal when they ratified the 1976 Georgia Constitution- to create a brief, clear, and flexible constitution. The Georgia Constitution, which was ratified in 1983, is the governing document of Georgia. It has 11 sections and is subdivided into paragraphs. Article I is the Bill of Rights for the citizens of Georgia. Article II concerns voting and elections. Article III establishes and defines the legislative branch of government. Article IV deals with constitutional boards as well as commissions. Article V establishes the executive branch and details the responsibilities of the governor. Article VI establishes the court system in the judicial branch of government. Article VII concerns
Rebecca Latimer Felton died on January 24th, 1930, at the age of ninety-four. She was buried at Oak Hill cemetery in Cartersville, Georgia. She was not survive by anybody, for not having any children and husband dying before her.
The state of Georgia earned the nickname "The Empire State of the South" in the antebellum period largely because of its textile industry. From 1840 until 1890 the state consistently led the South in textile production,
Georgia was admitted as a state in 1788 and was one of the Confederate States of America. It was once primarily a farm state, producing large amounts of cotton, but has since become a major manufacturing and service industry state. Georgia is named for George II of England. It is bordered by Tennessee, South Carolina, Alabama, North Carolina, and Florida.