Before Civil War
After Civil War
Government
Geography
Economics
100
This scandal made Georgia lose land but gain the promise that the Cherokees and Creeks would be moved west.
What is the Yazoo Land Fraud?
100
Georgia held three of these between the years of 1881 and 1895 to encourage businesses to come to the state.
What is an exposition?
100
These people are the main government authority in a Georgia county.
What are commissioners?
100
This is the river that forms the border between Georgia and South Carolina.
What is the Savannah River?
100
This is one of the minerals Georgia is ranked first in for mining.
What is granite? OR What is marble? (Either of these questions will work.)
200
This is one of the methods Georgia used to distribute land in the late 1700s and early 1800s after the American Revolution.
What is the headright system? OR What is the land lottery system? (Either question will work.)
200
These laws were passed to enforce segregation after slavery went away, and African Americans gained citizenship. These laws sound like a person's name.
What are "Jim Crow" laws?
200
Georgia created 159 of these to carry out state laws and programs on a local level.
What is a county?
200
This is Georgia's largest freshwater wetland.
What is the Okefenokee Swamp?
200
During the antebellum period, this was a cheap source of labor for large farms.
What is a slave?
300
This document sent to King George cut the ties between the American colonies and Great Britain.
What is The Declaration of Independence?
300
This group of men helped Georgia through tough economic times after Reconstruction, but they did not help out the poor working conditions in factories.
What is the Bourbon Triumvirate?
300
Because scalawags and carpetbaggers were associated with this political party, there was a "white backlash" against it after Reconstruction.
What is the Republican Party?
300
This physical feature in Georgia is important to the state's development because it has fast-flowing streams that will provide hydroelectricity.
What is the Fall Line?
300
This 1996 event brought an economic boom to Atlanta, Georgia.
What is the Olympics?
400
This colony was created by the British as a buffer region to prevent Spanish and Native Americans from invading South Carolina.
What is Georgia?
400
This system of farming that was usually between former slaves and their owners kept many African-Americans in poverty even after the Civil War.
What is sharecropping?
400
This is considered a basic duty of a citizen that one might be called upon to perform.
What is jury duty?
400
These are the two hemispheres where Georgia is located.
What are northern and western?
400
Georgia invested heavily in this new technology to transport agricultural products.
What are railroads?
500
The Union blockade stopped the sale of this item because it could not leave Georgia.
What is cotton?
500
This term coined by Henry Grady had a large part to do with the increase in new industries and manufacturing in Georgia and surrounding states.
What is "New South?"
500
This group has the power to declare a Georgia law unconstitutional.
What is the Georgia Supreme Court?
500
This geographic region is characterized by rolling farmland and is the most heavily populated area in Georgia because it contains Atlanta.
What is the Piedmont region?
500
More Native Americans made permanent settlements after this advancement.
What are agricultural improvements?
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