13 colonies Georgia

Timeline created by arce11
  • (1721) British settlement

    (1721) British settlement
    British build Fort King George settlement.
  • 1729 land proprietors

    1729 land proprietors
    Seven land proprietors gave their land rights over to England's King George II.
  • 1732 king George ll issued Georgia's first offical charter

    1732 king George ll issued Georgia's first offical charter
    England's King George signed a charter establishing the colony and creating its governing board on April 21, 1732.
  • (1733) Jews in Savannah establish Mickye Israel

    (1733) Jews in Savannah establish Mickye Israel
    Jews in Savannah establish Mickye Israel, oldest congregation practicing Reform Judaism in U.S.
  • (1735) Alice Riley hanged

    (1735) Alice Riley hanged
    Alice Riley hanged for participation in murder, first woman to be executed; Scot Highlanders founded New Inverness; Trustees enacted new law prohibiting slaves.
  • (1739) during a war between England and Spain

    (1739) during a war between England and Spain
    during a war between England and Spain, the Spanish tried to force the English colonists out of Georgia but were unsuccessful.
  • (1741) Trustees divided Georgia into two counties

    (1741) Trustees divided Georgia into two counties
    Trustees divided Georgia into two counties - Savannah and Frederica.
  • (1742) Battle of Bloody Marsh between Spanish and English

    (1742) Battle of Bloody Marsh between Spanish and English
    Battle of Bloody Marsh between Spanish and English; English stopped invasion of St. Simons Island.
  • (1749) Law

    (1749) Law
    (1749) Law prohibiting slavery rescinded
  • 1752) Trustees

    1752) Trustees
    Trustees surrendered charter to British government; Georgia became royal colony.
  • 1775 Georgia was governed as a Royal Colony.

    1775 Georgia was governed as a Royal Colony.
    The colony's declaration of independence at the beginning of the American Revolution (1775 Royal Georgia refers to the period between the termination of Trustee governance of Georgia and -83
  • 1807) The state capital moved to Milledgeville

    1807) The state capital moved to Milledgeville
    The state capital moved to Milledgeville and the there’s a boundary between Georgia and North Carolina established.
  • (1811) Fight between sailors in Savannah

    (1811) Fight between sailors in Savannah
    Fight between sailors in Savannah and it caused a three day of riots.
  • (1812) War

    (1812) War
    war began
  • (1815) British burned fort at point Peter

    (1815) British burned fort at point Peter
    British burned fort at point Peter in the final battle of the War of 1812.
  • (1817) First Seminole War began

    (1817) First Seminole War began
    First Seminole War began and the Indians raided white settlements.
  • (1818) the first Seminole war ended.

    (1818) the first Seminole war ended.
    first Seminole war ended.
  • (1819) Steamship SS Savannah sailed from Savannah to Liverpool

    (1819) Steamship SS Savannah sailed from Savannah to Liverpool
    Steamship SS Savannah sailed from Savannah to Liverpool, England first steamship to cross the Atlantic which I think would be hard.
  • (1820) Fire in Savannah destroyed 463 buildings

    (1820) Fire in Savannah destroyed 463 buildings
    Fire in Savannah destroyed 463 buildings and most of the residents became
    Homeless.
  • (1824) Hurricane hit St. Simons Island 83 were killed!

    (1824) Hurricane hit St. Simons Island 83 were killed!
    Hurricane hit St. Simons Island 83 were killed!
  • (1827) All Creek Indian lands ceded to Georgia.

    (1827) All Creek Indian lands ceded to Georgia.
    All Creek Indian lands ceded to Georgia.
  • (1903) Tornado hit Gainesville

    (1903) Tornado hit Gainesville
    Tornado hit Gainesville and New Holland, 106 dead; earthquake struck Tybee Island/Savannah.
  • (1906) Atlanta Race Riot continued for two days 26 got killed, many wounded.

    (1906) Atlanta Race Riot continued for two days 26 got killed, many wounded.
    Atlanta Race Riot continued for two days 26 got killed, many wounded.
  • (1912) White residents of Forsyth County drove black population out

    (1912) White residents of Forsyth County drove black population out
    White residents of Forsyth County drove black population out; Girl Scouts founded in Savannah.
  • (1916) Fire in downtown Augusta destroyed 32 city

    (1916) Fire in downtown Augusta destroyed 32 city
    Fire in downtown Augusta destroyed 32 city blocks, 600 homes and six blocks of businesses burned, over 3,000 homeless.
  • (1918) Spanish flu struck; thousands died

    (1918) Spanish flu struck; thousands died
    Spanish flu struck; thousands died
  • (1921) Boll weevils reduced cotton crop to half

    (1921) Boll weevils reduced cotton crop to half
    Boll weevils reduced cotton crop to half
  • (1924) Delta Airlines starts as Crop Dusting Company

    (1924) Delta Airlines starts as Crop Dusting Company
    Delta Airlines starts as Crop Dusting Company
  • (1936) Tornado in Cordele killed 23, destroyed 289 buildings

    (1936) Tornado in Cordele killed 23, destroyed 289 buildings
    Tornado in Cordele killed 23, destroyed 289 buildings
  • (1944) 47 railroad workers died in train derailment in Stockton.

    (1944) 47 railroad workers died in train derailment in Stockton.
    47 railroad workers died in train derailment in Stockton.
  • (1976) Jimmy Carter elected U. S. president.

    (1976) Jimmy Carter elected U. S. president.
    Jimmy Carter elected U. S. president.