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Colonization Vocabulary

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  • Q1
    ​ make (an idea, situation, or problem) clear to someone by describing it in more detail or revealing relevant facts or ideas.
  • Q2
    ​To break into smaller components for the purpose of study or examination.
  • Q3
    ​a feature or quality belonging typically to a person, place, or thing and serving to identify it
  • Q4
    ​a term which means in practice, but not necessarily, ordained by law. In James Oglethorpe's case, he was never officially proclaimed a leader or governor of Georgia, but he was the only trustee to come to the colony who took on the position
    De facto
  • Q5
    ​ the document that formally established the colony of Georgia; outlines the reasons for Georgia's founding and the regulations set up by the trustees.
    Charter of 1732
  • Q6
    ​someone who owed more money to creditors than they had. In 18th Century England, creditors could have those who owed them money that could not pay it back immediately placed in debtor's prisons.
  • Q7
    resistance against attack; protection. Colony was to serve as a defensive buffer between Spanish Florida and the successful English colony of South Carolina
  • Q8
    towns established by the Salzburgers
    Ebenezer/New Ebenezer ​
  • Q9
    the science that deals with the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. The English hoped that Georgia would be able to produce wine, rice, silk, and indigo.
  • Q10
    from the Highlands of Scotland; known as some of the best fighters in Europe in the 1700's. James Oglethorpe brought a group to Georgia to serve as soldiers for the colony. The Highland Scots founded the town of Darien.
    Highland Scots ​
  • Q11
    a plant used to produce a blue dye
  • Q12
    often referred to as the founder of Georgia; one of 21 trustees who was responsible for governing the colony
    James Oglethorpe​
  • Q13
    Creek Indian woman served as a liaison between the British and Native Americans to help with communication, trading, and to help keep peace
    Mary Musgrove​
  • Q14
    ​ the English economic policy focused on exporting more than importing
  • Q15
    ​used in the production of silk. The silk worms were placed on the trees and used the leaves as food. The Georgia colonists were required to set aside a portion of their land to grow the trees.
    Mulberry Trees

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