Faizaan Baig and Rehal Bollavaram Comic Strip
Native American comic strip
Native Americans Encounter
We have come in search of gold.
Why are you killing my people?
European Exploration of Georgia
I am Hernando De Soto and I am here for gold.
Why are you doing this to us?
I claim this land for the King of England!
The Mississippian Indians were the first to encounter the Europeans. The Mississippian Indians had towns governed by chiefs and practiced large scale farming. The native's ended up being killed by the Europeans.
The first European to discover parts of Georgia was Hernando De Soto and he was looking for gold. Other explorers were in search of spreading Christianity, obtaining land for their country, searching for trade routes, and finding treasures. The interactions between the European's were often deadly with many dying in wars and the Native's dying from contracted diseases.
England first settled on the Atlantic coastline of the United States. Factors that contributed to a good colony are a good location and a good source of income. Georgia was a buffer colony as a result of different countries colonizing near each other. It was created to protect the King of England's colony.
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