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Oglethorpe and colonial Georgia : a history, 1733-1783 / David Lee Russell.

Author/creator Russell, David Lee, 1947-
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoJefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2006.
Descriptionx, 220 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Supplemental Content Table of contents
Contents Oglethorpe and the Georgia inspiration -- The founding of Savannah -- The Spanish and Georgia -- A Georgia victory and charter surrender -- The royal period begins -- The Wright era and patriot crisis -- Georgia heads to revolution -- A frontier war in Georgia -- The fall of Savannah -- Patriots regroup and D'Estaing arrives -- Siege forces gather at Savannah -- The siege of Savannah -- An occupied Georgia -- A fifty-year colonial legacy -- Appendix A. The first English settlers to Georgia -- Appendix B. Georgia constitution of 1777 -- Appendix C. Colonial Georgia timeline, 1733-1783.
Abstract "Here is the story of James Oglethorpe and of Georgia's colonial days from its birth as a colony in 1733 to its emergence as a free state 50 years later. It includes, from Georgia's perspective, details of the military and political movements that led to the Revolutionary War. The plight of the common settler is also presented"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 199-209) and index.
LCCN 2006000208

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