Our Georgia History
 

Georgia History Timeline / Chronology 1768
<<Previous year    Next year>>
Georgia History Navidater
Century000's 1400's 1500's 1600's 1700's 1800's 1900's 2000's
Decade1700's 1710's 1720's 1730's 1740's 1750's 1760's 1770's 1780's 1790's
Year1760 1761 1762 1763 1764 1765 1766 1767 1768 1769
February 1, 1768 Forfeit date for the land granted to Wrightsboro Quakers. They were required to have 10 families to keep the grant. They had 40.
  James Wright
April 11, 1768 Governor Wright signs into law an ordinance passed by both houses of the Georgia legislature appointing Benjamin Franklin as the state's colonial agent.
  Benjamin Franklin
May 10, 1768 Following his imprisonment, supporters of John Wilkes appear at King's Bench chanting "No justice, no peace." Troops open fire on the unarmed men, killing 7.
  John Wilkes
June 1, 1768 Benjamin Franklin becomes Georgia's colonial agent
  Benjamin Franklin
June 16, 1768 Speaker of the Georgia House Alexander Wylly replies to the Massachusetts circular as a private citizen, in support of the northern colony
October 30, 1768 Leonard Covington born, Aquasco, Md.
  Leonard Covington
December 6, 1768 Wrightsboro residents petition Gov. James Wright for additional land
  James Wright
December 24, 1768 Royal governor James Wright dissolves the House
  James Wright
The best search in Georgia History
Georgia History Navidater
Century000's 1400's 1500's 1600's 1700's 1800's 1900's 2000's
Decade1700's 1710's 1720's 1730's 1740's 1750's 1760's 1770's 1780's 1790's
Year1760 1761 1762 1763 1764 1765 1766 1767 1768 1769


Return to Index


FrontHistory 101Early GeorgiaAmerican IndiansSearch
WarsPeopleTimelineListsPlacesPoetry




Golden Ink
Georgia's innovative design group


Legal Notice
Privacy Policy
Copyright