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In History
  • electrification

    electrification
    Electrification is the process of powering by electricity and is usually associated with changing over from another power source.The broad meaning of the term, such as in the history of technology and economic history, usually applies to a region or national economy.
  • Alonzo Herndon

    Alonzo Herndon
    An African American barber and entrepreneur, Alonzo Herndon was founder and president of the Atlanta Life Insurance Company. he was born has a slavery in Walton county on June 26, 1858.
  • Tom Watson and the Populists

    Tom Watson and the Populists
    The public life of Thomas E. Watson is perhaps one of the more perplexing and controversial among Georgia politicians. In his early years he was characterized as a liberal, especially for his time. In later years he emerged as a force for white supremacy and anti-Catholic rhetoric.
  • Carl Vinson

    Carl Vinson
    Carl Vinson, recognized as "the father of the two-ocean navy," served twenty-five consecutive terms in the U.S. House of Representatives. He also set the record for service as chair of a standing committee.
  • plessy v. Ferguson

    plessy v. Ferguson
    In 1890, the state of Louisiana passed a law (the Separate Car Act) that required separate accommodations for blacks and whites on railroads, including separate railway cars. Concerned, a group of prominent black, creole, and white New Orleans residents formed the Comité des Citoyens (Committee of Citizens) dedicated to repeal the law or fight its effect.
  • Booker T. Washington

    Booker T. Washington
    Was an American educator, author, orator, and advisor to presidents of the United States. Washington was from the last generation of black American leaders born into slavery and became the leading voice of the former slaves and their descendants.
  • 1906 Atlanta Riot

    1906 Atlanta Riot
    During the Atlanta race riot that occurred September 22-24, 1906, white mobs killed dozens of blacks, wounded scores of others, and inflicted considerable property damage. Local newspaper reports of alleged assaults by black males on white females were the catalyst for the riot.
  • John and Lugenia hope

    John and Lugenia hope
    Under Hope's leadership from 1908 to 1935 the Neighborhood Union carried out health education campaigns.During World War I (1917-18) Hope became Special War Work Secretary for the YWCA's War Work Council in the battle of war world 1
  • Web Dubois

    Web Dubois
    Du Bois rose to national prominence as the leader of the Niagara Movement, a group of African-American activists who wanted equal rights for blacks.. Du Bois and his supporters opposed the Atlanta compromise, an agreement crafted by Booker T. Washington which provided that Southern blacks.
  • Agricultural Adjustment act

    Agricultural Adjustment act
    Its purpose was to reduce crop surplus and therefore effectively raise the value of crops.The money for these subsidies was generated through an exclusive tax on companies which processed farm products.
  • Richard Russell

    Richard Russell
    Richard B. Russell became one of the youngest members of the Georgia House of Representatives upon his election in 1920. Although Russell was best known for his efforts to strengthen the national defense and to oppose civil rights legislation, he favored describing his role as advocate for the small farmer and for soil and water conservation.
  • Eugene Talmadge

    Eugene Talmadge
    After holding minor offices in Telfair County, Talmadge made unsuccessful runs for state legislative office in 1920 and 1922. hhe play as the leading role in the state commissioner.
  • Civilian Conservation crops

    Civilian Conservation crops
    long before it was born, was officially baptized by the Civilian Conservation Corps.Until the park was established officially on December 26, 1935, the bulk of CCC activity took place on the narrow 100 foot right-of-way of the Skyline Drive, in the few areas of purchased or donated land transferred to the federal government. December 26, 1935
  • pearl harbor

    pearl harbor
    their was a surprise military strike in Japanese Navy Air Service. the attack lead to the United States entry into World War ll
  • Leo Frank Case

    Leo Frank Case
    The Leo Frank case is one of the most notorious and highly publicized cases in the legal annals of Georgia.A Jewish man in Atlanta was placed on trial and convicted of raping and murdering a thirteen-year-old girl who worked for the National Pencil Company, which he managed
  • Rural

    Rural
    In general, a rural area or countryside is a geographic area that is located outside towns and cities.The Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services defines the word "rural" as encompassing all population, housing, and territory not included within an urban area. Whatever is not urban is considered rural.
  • Social Security

    Social Security
    In the United States, Social Security is the commonly used term for the federal Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI) program. The original Social Security Act was signed into law by President Franklin Roosevelt in 1935,
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    International Cotton Exposition

    In the late nineteenth century, fairs and expositions were an important way for cities to attract. Atlanta held its first exposition, named the International Cotton Exposition, in Oglethorpe Park in 1881.
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    War World 1

    The Allies were joined after 1917 by the United States. The four years of the Great War–as it was then known–saw unprecedented levels of carnage and destruction, thanks to grueling trench warfare and the introduction of modern weaponry such as machine guns, tanks and chemical weapons.
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    County unit system

    The county unit system was established in 1917 when the Georgia legislature, overwhelmingly dominated by the Democratic Party, passed the Neill Primary Act. Election day in Kingsland, Camden County, in the early 1960s, before the advent of voting booths.
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    Great Depression

    The Great Depression was a serve worldwide. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations.
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    Holocaust

    From 1941 to 1945, Jews were systematically murdered in the deadliest genocide in history, which was part of a broader aggregate of acts of oppression and killings of various ethnic and political groups in Europe. Under the coordination of the SS, with directions from the highest leadership of the Nazi Party, every arm of Germany's bureaucracy was involved in the logistics and the carrying out of the mass murder.
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    World war ll

    Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although related conflicts began earlier. It involved the vast majority of the world's countries—including all of the great powers—eventually forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis.