Checkpoint #3

Timeline created by 3rjoshi
In History
  • Tom Watson and the Populists

    Tom Watson and the Populists
    Tom and the populist threatened the Democratic partys control in Georgia. He was also running for president but failed to win. Later he got elected for senate.
  • Plessy v. Ferguson

    Plessy v. Ferguson
    This case was taken to the Supreme Court. This case sustained the entitlement of states to pass laws allowing racial separation
  • 1906 Atlanta Riot

    1906 Atlanta Riot
    Mobs of whites killed dozens of blacks during this riot. There are many reasons for this riot including black males assulting white females.
  • Leo Frank Case

    Leo Frank Case
    This case was about a Jewish male who managed a company at which a 13 year-old girl work. He was on trial and convicted of raping and murdering the child.
  • Booker T. Washington

    Booker was a Black educator, author and advisor to presidents of
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    International Cotton Exposition

    This fair was held in Oglethorpe Park in Atlanta. The purpose of the exposition was to attract tourist and visitors.
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    County Unit System

    This was a method of voting used in Georgia to decide the winner in statewide primary elections