Ancient Georgians and European Exploration Comic Project
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We are Mississipian Indians white men have invaded our village they have killed many of us off and spread their disease killing over one half of my people.
Hello i am the conquistador Hernando de Soto from Spain and I'm the first european to explore what you now call Georgia. I am hoping to find gold in the New World.
We are colonists from England. We have settled along the Atlantic coastline of what you now call The United States.
The Missipian indians had religious mounds, for burials and the highest mound belonging to the chief. We know about their culture from the journals the Europeans kept. They mostly ended up dying off and the remaining ones split into the Creek and Cherokee.
The Europeans came for three things God, Gold and Glory. Even Hernando de Soto came in search of Gold. When the Europeans saw the Native Americans they treated them with extreme hostility and cruelty.
Georgia is what we know as a "buffer" colony separating Spanish, English, and French colonies. For a successful colony there are certain factors that insure it works such as the food supply, the protection from invaders like indians, and the area chosen to settle .
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