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The student will analyze the colonial period of Georgia’s history.

A Tour of the Underground Railroad

Savannah tour guide Ogbanna explains the Underground Railroad and the First African Baptist Church in Savannah, established in 1773. Murry Dorty of the...

A Trip to Hog Hammock

Just a short ferry boat ride away from the Georgia coast lies Hog Hammock, an African-American community on Sapelo Island with cultural traditions that tie...

Anatomy of a Land Grab

Robbie Ethridge, a University of Georgia graduate student, Dr. Ray Rensi of North Georgia College, Bill Kinsland, owner of the Hometown Bookstore in...

Biting the Bullet: Colonial Battlefield Surgery

Michael Williams, a colonial surgeon reenactor at Wormsloe Plantation, displays various surgical instruments and “demonstrates” on students how treatments...

Daily Life in Colonial Georgia

The first English colonists faced a wilderness plagued by insects, heat, and disease. Of the original 144 colonists, nearly one in three died. Wormsloe...

Establishing the Colony of Georgia

Anchormen and reporters imagine a television newscast from Savannah in 1734: The Colonial Evening News.

First Jewish Settlers of Georgia

Rabbi R. A. Belzer tells the story of the arrival of Georgia’s first Jewish settlers. The city of Savannah can boast that it is the home of Congregation...

Georgia's First Newspaper

According to Dennis Sodomka, executive editor for The Augusta Chronicle, his paper is a descendant of the original Georgia newspaper from 1763:...

Making Rice in Georgia

In colonial days, rice was Georgia’s number one export. Richard Schultz Jr., talks about helping grow rice, Jackie Edwards, a reenactor at Hofwyl-Broadfield...

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