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  1. GA Studies Bingo: Important Georgians

  2. BINGO 1 6 11 16 21 2 7 12 17 22 3 8 13 18 23 4 9 14 19 24 5 10 15 20

  3. 1 • Spanish explorer who brought Death, Disease, and Distruction to the Native Americans • He was looking for gold and treasure • Died along the Mississippi River. Check Your Answer

  4. 1 Answer: Hernando de soto Back to the Game Board

  5. 2 • He was a member of the British Parliament. • He asked King George II for a charter for a piece of land southwest of Carolina for settling poor people. • He settled on Yamacraw Bluff. • He was the founder of the Georgia Colony Check Your Answer

  6. 2 Answer: James Oglethorpe Back to the Game Board

  7. 3 • Chief of the Yamacraw • Signed a treaty allowing Oglethorpe to settle on Yamacraw Bluff Check Your Answer

  8. 3 Answer: chief tomochichi Back to the Game Board

  9. 4 • She was half European and half Creek • Married to John • Ran a trading post with her husband • Interpreted between Oglethorpe and Tomochichi. Check Your Answer

  10. 4 Answer: Mary Musgrove Back to the Game Board

  11. 5 • This is a group of hardworking German speaking Protestant refugees from present day Austria, Hungary. • They were being persecuted by their Catholic monarch for their religion. • They settled in a town they named Ebenezer, but soon had to move to New Ebenezer because of swampy conditions and a poor water supply. • They were the first group of Georgian’s to develop a water powered grist mill, a Sunday school, an orphanage, and to successfully grow silk. Check Your Answer

  12. 5 Answer: Salzburgers Back to the GameBoard

  13. 6 • This group of settlers where brought to GA from Scotland • based on their reputation of being some of the best soldiers in the world. • Their settlement was named Darien • Helped fight in the Battle of Bloody Marsh Check Your Answer

  14. 6 Answer: Highland Scotts Back to the Game Board

  15. 7 • This group of settlers paid their own way to the GA colony. • They complained about the Trustee’s limits on land, no rum, and the ban on slavery. Check Your Answer

  16. 7 Answer:the malcontents Back to the Game Board

  17. 8 He was a Creek Chief who signed the second treaty of Indian Springs The Creeks came to his home and shot and killed him. Check Your Answer

  18. 8 Answer: William McIntosh Back to the Game Board

  19. 9 He created the first written Cherokee language, the sylabary Check Your Answer

  20. 9 Answer: Sequoyah Back to the Game Board

  21. 10 • First Royal governor of the GA colony • He was not popular with the colonists because they missed James Oglethorpe Check Your Answer

  22. 10 Answer: John reynolds Back to the Game Board

  23. 11 • He was the 2nd Royal governor of the GA colony • He was only governor for 3 years • He brought self government to GA • He is credited with dividing GA into 8 parishes and keeping the Creek Indians neutral during their war with the Cherokee. Check Your Answer

  24. 11 Answer: sharecropping and tenant farming Back to the Game Board

  25. 12 • GA’s 3rd Royal Governor • Very popular with the colonists • He expanded the state by encouraging settlement from expanding Northern colonies. • When the Revolutionary War started he was arrested and put into jail. He escaped and boarded a ship back to England. Check Your Answer

  26. 12 Answer: james wright Back to the Game Board

  27. 13 • Three Georgian’s who attended the second Continental Congress and signed the Declaration of Independence. Check Your Answer

  28. 13 Answer: Answer: Lyman Hall, George Walton, and Button Gwinnett Back to the Game Board

  29. 14 He was a well known Georgia Patriot who helped Georgia win a victory in the Battle of Kettle Creek. This boosted the morale of the Georgia Patriots. Based on his military accomplishments they named a county after him. Check Your Answer

  30. 14 Answer: Elijah Clarke Back to the Game Board

  31. 15 He attended the second Continental Congress in Philadelphia and supported independence from England. He helped write and pass the Georgia Constitution of 1777. He died in a duel with McIntosh and has a Georgia county named for him. Check Your Answer

  32. 15 Answer: Button Gwinnett Back to the Game Board

  33. 16 He was a slave who fought under Elijah Clarke during the Battle of Kettle Creek. He was severely wounded during the battle and one of his fellow soldiers took him to his home and cared for him. Due to his bravery the state of GA paid for his freedom and granted him 50 acres of land. Check Your Answer

  34. 16 Answer: Austin Dabney Back to the Game Board

  35. 17 She was a Revolutionary war heroin who it is said, captured and killed several Loyalist soldiers who came to her cabin. Check Your Answer

  36. 17 Answer: Nancy hart Back to the Game Board

  37. 18 He attended the Second Continental Congress and signed the Declaration of Independence. After the Revolutionary War he served as governor of GA and also as a Chief Justice of GA’s Supreme Court. He has a GA county named for him. Check Your Answer

  38. 18 Answer: George walton Back to the Game Board

  39. 19 He was a lawyer who moved to GA from Connecticut. He was one of 4 Georgian’s sent to Constitutional Convention and signed the Constitution. He played a major part in the creation of UGA. Check Your Answer

  40. 19 Answer: Abraham Baldwin Back to the Game Board

  41. 20 He was the principal chief of the Cherokee Nation. He was half European and half Cherokee He fought the Indian Removal Act with Worcester vs. Georgia Check Your Answer

  42. 20 Answer: John ross Back to the Game Board

  43. 21 This carpetbagger was lynched by the KKK after he was broken out of the state prison at Milledgeville. He was found guilty of killing 14 yr. old Mary Phagan (an employee at his pencil factory), and was sentenced to death. The sentence was later changed to life in jail because of the limited amount of evidence against him. Check Your Answer

  44. 21 Answer: Leo Frank Back to the Game Board

  45. 22 He was Chief Justice of the Supreme Court ruling on the Wortcester vs. Georgia case. He ruled the Indian Nations were separate districts independent of GA law and they should not have to leave their land because of the Indian Removal Act. Check Your Answer

  46. 22 Answer: john marshall Back to the Game Board

  47. 23 • He was a U.S. President during Western Expansion. • He believed Native Americans should be removed to Indian territories. • He inforced the Indian Removal Act. Which led to the Trail of Tears. Check Your Answer

  48. 23 Answer: andrew jackson Back to the Game Board

  49. 24 He was a Creek Chief who had a Creek mother and a Scottish father. He signed the Treaty of New York which created a friendship between the Creeks and the US. Check Your Answer

  50. 24 Answer: Alexander Mcgillivray Back to the Game Board