Colony of Georgia founded (29 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

James Oglethorpe (22nd December 1696 - 30th June 1785), a social reformer, was granted a charter from King George II in 1732 to create a new colony, named Georgia after the King.

Citation:
Editors. "Colony of Georgia founded". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 20 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=203, accessed 05 December 2016.]