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James Oglethorpe persuaded King George II that England needed a buffer between South Carolina and Spanish Florida, and so the King signed the charter creating the colony of Georgia in 1732. Georgia was the first new British colony in North America in more than 50 years.

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King Charles II granted a charter for a new colony to establish the area of Carolina. Charles Town(now Charleston), the biggest of South Carolina at the time, was named after the King.

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