Name: _____________________________Date: ________________ Class: __________
Georgia Studies for Georgia Students
Chapter 10: Georgia in the Royal Period
Internet Activity
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In this lesson, you will use the Trip Planner at Explore Georgia to plan
a road trip to visit some historic locations from Georgia’s Royal
Period.
Instructions: Click the links below and use the information from the websites to
complete each item.
Click on this link to the New Georgia Encyclopedia to read about Royal Georgia.
1. Who were the first three royal governors of Georgia and when did they serve?
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Click on this link to Explore Georgia to plan your trip. Enter the search keyword
“Wormsloe” in Search Listings. When the results show, view the website for this historic
site.
Locate information for Midway, Fort Morris, and Wrightsboro as part of your “trip”. Use
your information to complete the following items.
2. Wormsloe was once the colonial estate of what physician and carpenter who
arrived in Georgia in 1733? _____________________________________
3. List three possible activities you might do at Wormsloe.
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4. Identify at least 3 attractions you might visit in Midway.
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5. Which political activists from the Midway area signed the Declaration of
Independence? Who served in the Continental Congress but was absent from
the signing? (Hint: About Us > Past Be sure to see the Declaration of
Independence)
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Name: _____________________________Date: ________________ Class: __________
Georgia Studies for Georgia Students
Chapter 10: Georgia in the Royal Period
Internet Activity
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© Clairmont Press
6. What purpose did Fort Morris serve?
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7. Check out the photo gallery for the Fort Morris Historic website. Describe your
favorite photo and tell why you like it best. ______________________________
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8. The 1768 settlement of Wrightsborough (Wrightsboro) was home to which
religious group? What remains of the settlement today? ____________________
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9. Identify at least one special activity that is scheduled for the coming year at one
of these destinations. Choose one that you would like to attend and explain why.
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