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American Revolution In Georgia
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Georgia's role in the American Revolution

Introduction to the American Revolution in Georgia
Introduction to the American Revolution in Georgia
Acts of War
Acts of War
Sugar Act, Stamp Act and their affect on the American Colonies
End of the French and Indian War
End of the French and Indian War
King George III issues the Proclamation of 1763 and intends to pay for the largest standing army with taxes
Sugar Act; Stamp Act
Sugar Act; Stamp Act
England tries to collect taxes to pay for an army using the Sugar Act and Stamp Act
Liberty Boys; Virginia Resolves
Liberty Boys; Virginia Resolves
The Liberty Boys chase the stampmaster away and Virginia passes the Resolves
Radical Georgia Unites
Radical Georgia Unites
Led by Noble Jones and Archibald Bulloch the House takes a radical stance until dissolved by acting Royal Governor James Habersham
Tea Act and Tea Party
Tea Act and Tea Party
The Tea Act will cut the price of tea but force Americans to accept taxation without representation. but Sam Adams and the Sons of Liberty hold the Boston Tea Party
Movement towards Independence
Movement towards Independence
Battle of the Rice Boats
Battle of the Rice Boats
The British fleet sails up the Savannah River and boards boats in the harbor in an attempt to secure provisions
On to Independence
On to Independence
Georgia selects five men to journey to the Second Continental Congress, but only three can attend.
Declaration of Independence
Declaration of Independence
The Declaration of Independence is crafted by the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia
Problems in East Florida
Problems in East Florida
Three times Georgia tries to move against British held Florida with little success
British take Savannah and Augusta
British take Savannah and Augusta
British forces capture Savannah and Augusta, but find the latter town too hard to hold
Battle of Kettle Creek
Battle of Kettle Creek
Battle of Brier Creek
Battle of Brier Creek
Caught off-guard by re-enforced British, the colonists flee, with the exception of Col. Samuel Elbert's Georgians.
Battle of Savannah
Battle of Savannah
Combined French and American forces attack the British in their Southern stronghold of Savannah
Dark Days for Georgia
Dark Days for Georgia
With the loss of Charleston, Britain seizes Augusta and the darkest hours of the Revolution set in.
End of the Revolution
End of the Revolution
American Revolution in Georgia Chronology
American Revolution in Georgia Chronology
Dates of importance to Georgia in the American Revolution
Other pages of interest on About North Georgia
Biographies
George Walton
George Walton
Signed the Declaration of Independence, U.S. Senator, governor
Lyman Hall
Lyman Hall
Leader of early revolutionaries in Georgia, Signed the Declaration of Independence, served as governor and as a physician.
Button Gwinnett
Button Gwinnett
Signed Declaration of Independence, first governor of the state
Georgia History
Georgia and the American Revolution
Georgia and the American Revolution
Overview of the American Revolution in Georgia, focusing on North Georgia's involvement
Letters
Button Gwinnett v. Lachlan McIntosh
Button Gwinnett v. Lachlan McIntosh
Can you tell me more about Button Gwinnett duel with Lachlan McIntosh?
Voices from the Past
Declaration of Independence - Letter from Georgia to Gwinnett, Walton and Hall
Declaration of Independence - Letter from Georgia to Gwinnett, Walton and Hall
Brier Creek Letter
Brier Creek Letter
Letter from Augustine Prevost describing the Battle of Brier Creek
Samuel Elbert on the capture of the Hinchinbrooke
Samuel Elbert on the capture of the Hinchinbrooke
Col. Elbert describes an early victory in Georgia during the American Revolution.

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