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||Great Britain adopts the Gregorian calendar on 9/14/1752.
||Laws in GA prohibiting the importation of slaves are rescinded. Georgia planters were hiring SC slaves for life and even openly purchasing slaves at the dock in Savannah.
||The New York Bar Association is founded in New York City
||Charleston, SC, has become the most affluent and largest city in the South. It is the leading port and trading center for the southern colonies. The population in the Carolinas has exceeded 100,000 with many French Protestant Huguenots. The wealth plantation owners bring private tutors from Ireland and Scotland. Public education does not exist.
||The Cherokee War (1760-61) ends in a treaty that opens the Up County for settlement. The Bounty At of 1761 offers public land tax free for ten years, and settlers from other colonies begin pouring into the Carolina "Up Country".
||King George's War against North America and Caribbean begins
||King George's War against North America and Caribbean ends
||Seven Year's War begins
||Jesuits are forced out of France