The people of Georgia
The king of Great Britain
A bicameral legislature
Reasons why the French incited revolution and Spain moved into English Territories.
Reasons why the British were able to hang onto the colonies even to today.
Reasons why Native Populations rebelled eventually forcing the British from the New World.
Reasons why the French & Indian War eventually led to the Revolutionary War.
The government was made up of an Advisory Council appointed by the king of England.
The government had a bicameral legislature representing Georgia’s eight parishes.
The government included a House of Commons and a House of Assembly, patterned after the government of Great Britain, representing all of the state
The government consisted of a unicameral legislature representing Georgia’s 158 counties.
With the legalization of slavery, not much changed in regard to land ownership and population.
With the legalization of slavery, many landowners increased the size of their land, and there was a huge population increase in the colony--many being slaves.
The royal governors continued to ban slavery, and the population remained steady for the next 20 years.
The royal governors continued to ban slavery, and the malcontents eventually figured out that hard work was the only way to economic success, causing the population to increase.
Navigation Act of 1763
Proclamation of 1763
Georgia’s borders were extended west to the Mississippi and south to the St. Mary’s River.
Georgia borders were extended west to the Chattahoochee and south to the Altamaha River
Georgia’s generals led the American attack on Fort Duquesne, and Georgian soldiers played a major role in the defeat of the French.
Once the French and the Indian tribes were defeated and no longer a threat to Georgia, the colony prospered in a stable and peaceful environment.
England gained control of Canada and tried to use Canada’s tax structure on the thirteen colonies. Americans hate taxes.
France lost the Louisiana Territory and the Southern Colonies argued with Great Britain over claims to the newly acquired land. This led America to ally themselves with the French and Indians.
France, which was bitter over losing the war to Great Britain, incited rebellion amongst the Indians in the colonies.
Great Britain was heavily in debt after the war and tried to recover by taxing colonies, leading to widespread protests throughout the American colonies.
Proclamation of 1763
St. Mary’s River