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By Craig A Doherty

To appreciate how the us got here jointly as a country, scholars needs to first acquaint themselves with the unique thirteen colonies - and the way each one of those colonies its personal route to the ratification of the structure. each one e-book during this set highlights the folks, locations, and occasions that have been vital to the advance of every colony.

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During the harvest season, each family would fill its own granary and then any extra would be stored in communal granaries to provide for the whole tribe in times of shortage. The Creek also supplemented their diets with wild plants and animals. Numerous plants, berries, and nuts were gathered and added to the food of the Creek. The streams, rivers, lakes, and bays of Georgia teemed with fish and shellfish, and the Indians of the area harvested whatever was available to them. Shellfish were harvested in large quantities.

North Carolina Museum of History) The Spanish and French in Georgia 19 (continued) came in to support the Spanish colonies were tempting targets. Privateers, which were privately owned ships in the employ of a government, were sent out to attack Spanish shipping by both France and England. They attacked cities in the Caribbean and the treasure ships sailing back to Spain. The best route to Europe took the ships up the Gulf Stream past the Carolana coast. It was here that shipping was often attacked.

One of the first was Dr. Cox. The situation looked bleak for Savannah without its doctor. However, on July 11, 1733, an unexpected group of colonists arrived in Savannah. This group consisted of a number of Jews who hoped that the promised religious freedom of Georgia would apply to them as well. Among the Jews was Dr. Samuel Nunis. Dr. Nunis immediately began administering to the sick of Savannah, and many of his patients fully recovered. When officials in London learned that Oglethorpe had allowed Jews to settle in Georgia, they ordered him to expel them.

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