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Colonial Research Project: Georgia

The Unique Nature of Your Colony/State


Encyclopedia Britannica Online


Search for a timeline of your topic

Pre-research sources cannot be cited in your bibliography but you should get an overview of your topic. This step will save you tons of time and keep you organized in your thinking.

Work Smart: With a general understanding of your topic you will be more discriminating when you look for in-depth resources.  College-level books can be the hardest sources to browse. You might consider working with these harder books last, Use the index to focus in on your topic.

TIP: For certain history subjects, timelines are often a good way to understand the big picture.

Ebrary - Search 80,000 e-books

Ebrary Academic Complete:  80,000 e-book collection

Examples of book titles:

Struggle for the Georgia Coast   

Georgia the Colony

Tomochichi (spelled also Tomochachi, Temochichi, Thamachaychee, etc.) was a Creek chief who established himself at the town of Yamacraw (present Savannah, Georgia) shortly after 1721.    In the database: 

Georgia Timeline

Some excellent primary sources in here. Click on image above to go to the site.

JSTOR - Database

Examples articles in JSTOR:

Scottish Merchants and the Shaping of Colonial Georgia

Colonial Commerce

Books for Georgia

Google Book Search

Articles for Georgia

Google Scholar Search

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