Which colony was created so debtors and poor people could start over?
The colony of Georgia began as a proprietorship that was administered by James Oglethorpe. The colony was a second chance community for people who had gotten into trouble with their finances in England, and wound up in Debtors Prison. Those who chose to come to the Georgia Colony could work off their sentence first, then were given land to start their life anew.
Well the Creek and Cherokee were firmly settled in current day Georgia before the arrival of Europeans. Georgia the colony was established by James Oglethorpe as a place for debtors. Back in Ye Olden England you could serve jail time if you couldn't pay all your debts. So, Oglethorpe started up a colony where England could ship it's debtors; that freed up space in mainland prisons for more hardened criminals.
How would you compare the motives of Lord Baltimore in founding the colony of Maryland with those of James Oglethorpe in founding Georgia?
Georgia was founded for two reasons. First, the English feared that Spain was about to expand its Florida colony northward. An English colony south of Carolina would keep the Spanish bottled up in Florida. Second, a group of wealthy Englishmen led by James Oglethorpe wanted a colony where there would be protection for English debtors. Under English laws, the government could imprison debtors until the paid what the owed.
He felt pity for them. One of his good friends who was a debtor died in Debtors Prison. Oglethorpe wanted to make a colony for them where they could have a fresh start. This did not occur however, because once his plan was approved, the debtors were overlooked once more. He truly had good intentions.