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This oil painting by William Verelst shows the founders of Georgia, the Georgia Trustees, and a delegation of Georgia Indians in July 1734. One year later the Trustees persuaded the British government to support a ban on slavery in Georgia.
September 3, 2013
Ever hear of a “trust fall”? This is a trust-building exercise for groups in which you allow yourself to fall backward, relying on your teammates to catch you. Trust can be a scary thing, and this was certainly the case for the fledgling colony of Georgia. For its first two decades, 1732–52, Georgia was governed by a Board of Trustees created by the British Parliament. The Trustees established... Full Post
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