The Colony of Georgia
Georgia, Britain's thirteenth and last American colony, played an important part in America's early history. Founded as a debtors' colony and later staunchly loyal to the King, much of Georgia colony's efforts were spent protecting Britain's economic and political interests. This text, which supports national and state social studies curricula, covers the key historical figures and events in Georgia's colonial history. Readers will relive important battles, learn about the colony's social and economic climate, and understand the reluctant role Georgia played in America's fight for independence. Maps, primary sources, and historical artwork support the information-rich text.