Checkpoint #3

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In History
  • Tom Watson and the Populists

    Tom Watson and the Populists
    The populist movement also known as the people's party was a revolt or went against the democratic and republican parties.Watson served as the speaker for the populist party
  • Henry Mcneal Turner

    Henry Mcneal Turner
    Turner was a bishop of an African Methodist episcopal church,author, and a civil rights activist.Turner founded over 100 churches .He also helped organize the Georgia republican party.
  • Booker T Washington

    Booker T Washington
    Washington gave a speech in September in Atlanta.Washington had a huge role or influence on the southern race issues.
  • plessy vs ferguson

    plessy vs ferguson
    A case that reached the supreme court, in which Plessy an African American refused to sit in a Jim crow car which was against the law in Louisiana.
  • Alonzo Herndon

    Alonzo Herndon
    Herndon was an entrepreneur and was the first African American president of Atlanta life insurance company.Alonzo was one of the first African American millionaires.
  • john and lugenia hope

    john and lugenia hope
    The couple married in 1897.They founded organizations that helped out the black community in Atlanta and had an impact on the future civil rights movement.
  • WeB DuBois

    WeB DuBois
    Dubois was one of the most influential black leaders of the early 20th century.He taught in Atlanta for almost 25 years.
  • Leo Frank case

    Leo Frank case
    Frank was an American factory superintendent who was convicted of the murder of a 13-year-old employee.Frank was to serve a life sentence but that was cut short because he was hanged !
  • civilian conservation corps

    civilian conservation corps
    The civilian conservation corps also known as the ccc was a work relief program. The program lasted from 1933 to 1942.
  • Agricultural Adjustment Act

    Agricultural Adjustment Act
    The agricultural adjustment act was a law of the new deal era ,it reduced ag production by paying farmers to not plant crops on parts of their land and to kill extra livestock.
  • Eugene Talmadge

    Eugene Talmadge
    Talmadge was a democratic politician who served two terms as the 67th governor of Georgia from 1933 to 1937.
  • Social Security

    Social Security
    The act was signed by president Roosevelt on August 14, 1935.This basically is the reason why retired workers get money which is why it was designed.
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    International Cotton Expo

    A world fair that was held in Atlanta.It lasted from October 5th to December 31st.
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    1906 Atlanta Riot

    The 1906 Atlanta riot lasted two days .The riot was a racist pogrom in which many blacks were killed or beat up severely.
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    world war 1

    The war lasted for four years .After two and a half years of being neutral the united states joined in the war.
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    Great Depression

    The great depression had a huge impact on the untied states and other countries as well.The depression was caused by a fall in stock prices.
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    world war 2

    World War two started when hitler and his army invaded poland.Countries that had an ally with Poland began to declare war on Germany.
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    County Unit System

    The county unit system was a voting system used to determine a victor in statewide primary elections .