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  • University Of Georgia Founded

    University Of Georgia Founded
    The University Of Georgia is the oldest,biggest and most educational institution in Georgia.The University Of Georgia was the first university in America to be made by a state government.The founder of the University Of Georgia is Abraham Baldwin,who was an patriot, politician, and Founding Father. At its founding, The University of Georgia made history as the first public, state-supported college in America.
  • Capital Moved to Louisville

    Capital Moved to Louisville
    When the British left,had been moved to Augusta and then Louisville.But,while a new city was being constructed on the Oconee river,copying the western move of Georgia's populace.The commission appointed by the legislature in 1786 to find a new site for the capital was not entirely unbridled in its task. The legislature also directed that the new capital site be called Louisville in honor of Louis XVI of France, in appreciation for French assistance during the Revolutionary War.
  • Eli Whitney and the Cotton Gin

    Eli Whitney and the Cotton Gin
    In 1794, U.S.-born inventor Eli Whitney (1765-1825) patented the cotton gin, a machine that revolutionized the production of cotton by greatly speeding up the process of removing seeds from cotton fiber. By the mid-19th century, cotton had become America’s leading export.
  • Yazoo Land Fraud

    Yazoo Land Fraud
    The Yazoo Land Scam was Georgia legislators were bribed in 1795 to give away (sell) most of the land that is now making up the state of Mississippi to four land companies for the sum of $500,000 which is far below its potential market rate. Jared Irwin was elected as Governor Of Georgia. Less than 2 months later after Irwin took office he signed a bill on February 13,1796 nullifying the Yazoo Act
  • Missouri Compromise

    Missouri Compromise
    The Missouri Compromise was by the 16th Congress of the United States.It was an effort by Congress to deactivate the sectional and political rivalries activated by the request of Missouri in 1819 for access as a state in which slavery would be allowed,but at the time the United States had twenty-two states evenly divided between slave and free
  • Dahlonega gold rush

    Dahlonega gold rush
    No matter who or what made the gold discovery in 1828, the gold rush started in 1829 in Lumpkin County and began spreading rapidly.It was discovered by accident when deer hunter,Benjamin Parkstripped fell over a rock 2 ½ miles south of what is now Dahlonega.
  • Worcester V. Georgia

    Worcester V. Georgia
    Worcester V.Georgia handles with Georgia State Laws that were passed in the middle of the 1800s.These laws were passed following a deal or agreement
  • Henry McNeal Turner

    Henry McNeal Turner
    Who is Henry McNeal Turner? Henry McNeal Turner is an African American and he was a pioneer in Georgia in organizing new congregations of the independent black denomination after the American Civil War.Turner was also one of the most influential African American leaders in late-nineteenth-century Georgia.Turner was never a slave and his paternal grandmother was a white plantation owner but His maternal grandfather David Greer arrived in North America aboard a slave ship.
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    Trail Of Tears

    The trail of tears was the forced relocation during the 1830's of Eastern Woodland Indians of the Southeastern region of the United States. The relocation was decided because of the British Proclamation of 1763 labeled the region between the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi River as Indian territory. Although that region was to be protected large numbers of Euro-American land settlers soon entered.The British and later U.S. governments ignored these acts of trespass.
  • Compromise Of 1850

    Compromise Of 1850
    The Compromise Of 1850 was a combination of five separate bills passed by the United States Congress. Which deactivated a four year political conflict between slave and free states concerning the status of territories obtained during the Mexican American War(1846-1848). Controversy arose over the Fugitive Slave provision and the Compromise was greeted with relief, although each side disliked specific provisions.
  • Georgia Platform

    Georgia Platform
    The Georgia Platform was a statement killed by a Georgia Convention in Midgeville,Ga.This was supported by unionist,the document declared the acceptance of the compromise as a final resolution of the sectional slavery issues while declaring that no further assaults on Southern rights by the North would be acceptable.
  • Kansas-Nebraska Act

    Kansas-Nebraska Act
    The Kansas–Nebraska Act of 1854 created the domain of Kansas and Nebraska and was drafted by Democratic Senator Stephen Douglas of Illinois and President Franklin Pierce.The final purpose of the Kansas–Nebraska Act was to open up thousands of new farms and make feasible a Midwestern Transcontinental Railroad. The popular sovereignty clause of the law led pro and antislavery elements to flood into Kansas with the goal of voting slavery up or down resulting in Bleeding Kansas
  • Dred Scott Case

    Dred Scott Case
    In one of the most contentious events preceding the American Civil War (1861-1865) the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in the case of Dred Scott v. Sanford.The case had been brought before the court by Dred Scott a slave who had lived with his owner in a free state before returning to the slave state of Missouri.It remained the subject of noisy constitutional and historical debate and contributed to the divisions that helped lead to Abraham Lincoln’s election and the Civil War.
  • Election Of 1860

    Election Of 1860
    The United States presidential election of 1860 was the 19th presidential election.The election was served as the immediate impetus for the outbreak of the American Civil War. Republican Abraham Lincoln defeated Southern Democrat John C. Breckenridge Democrat Stephen A. Douglas, and Constitutional Union candidate John Bell.
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    Union Blockade Of Georgia

    The Union Blockade Of Georgia happend during the Civil war and was what the Union thought could cause the economy of the Confederate soldiers to collapse. But,the Union Blockade was a part of a large strategy which was called the Anaconda Plan. People felt that the war would be over quickly and that the blockade would have little impact on the outcome of the war,but they were wrong it had a significant impact on the south it caused the soldiers to starve at the end of the war.
  • Battle Of Antietam

    Battle Of Antietam
    The two generals General Robert E. Lee and George McClellan faced off near Antietam creek in Sharpsburg, Maryland in the the first battle of the American Civil War to be fought on northern soil. The war was the bloodiest single day in American military history ended in a draw, but the Confederate retreat gave Abraham Lincoln the “victory” he desired before issuing the Emancipation Proclamation.
  • Emancipation Proclamation

    Emancipation Proclamation
    The Emancipation Proclamation created a climate where the doom of slavery was seen as one of the major objectives of the war.It was also a presidential proclamation and executive order issued by President Abraham Lincoln.
  • Battle Of Gettysburg

    Battle Of Gettysburg
    Battle of Gettysburg was fought July 1 through the 3rd in 1863. In and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, by Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil War.
  • Battle Of Chickamauga

    Battle Of Chickamauga
    The Battle Of Chickamuga was the biggest and 2nd bloodiest battle ever fought in Georgia,also it took place during the Civil War. It was fought on September 18th through September 20th,1863 which had marked the end of a Union offensive in southeastern Tennessee and northwestern Georgia called the Chickamauga Campaign.
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    Andersonville Prison Camp

    The Andersonville Prison Camp was located in Andersonville,Ga and was served as a site of a notorious Confederate military prison and after 15 months of operation the camp was liberated in May of 1865.Of the 45,000 soldiers who'd been held at Andersonville over 100 men died each day from malnutrition 13,000 had died.
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    Sherman's Atlanta Campaign

    Sherman's Atlanta Campaign was also a part of the Civil War,it was fought throughout Northwest Georgia and the area around Atlanta during the Summer of 1864.In early May 1864 Federal forces under Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman began battling the Confederate Army of Tennessee for possession of north Georgia.
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    Sherman's March To The Sea

    Sherman's March To the Sea was a major event in the American Civil War.General Grant arranged two campaigns for the year 1864,one under his own immediate direction and the other one was for the seizure of Atlanta,Ga.This march was formally known as the Savannah Campaign which was a military campaign of the American Civil War conducted through Georgia.
  • The Thirteenth Admendment

    The Thirteenth Admendment
    The 13th Amendment was created by Congress and was confirmed on December 6th,1865. Congress abolished slavery in the District of Columbia in 1862, and President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation ended the practice of slavery in rebellious states in 1863.At war’s end in 1865 the question of slavery had not been resolved at the national level.Senators of Illinois,Massachusetts,and Missouri came up with a constitutional amendment to abolish slavery nationwide the 13th amendment.
  • Freedman's Bureau

    Freedman's Bureau
    The years following the Civil War the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands was created by Congress in March 1865 to assist for one year in the transition from slavery to freedom. Freedman's Bureau was an agency of the War Department set up in 1865 to assist freed slaves in obtaining relief, land, jobs, fair treatment, and education.
  • Ku Klux Klan Formed

    Ku Klux Klan Formed
    The Ku Klux Klan was formed in Pulaski,Tennessee.The Klan was originally formed as a social club for former Confederate soldiers.This Klan is one of the oldest and infamous of American hate groups.Although black Americans have typically been the Klan's primary target the Klan has also attacked Jews, immigrants, gays,lesbians,and Catholics.
  • Fourteenth Admendment

    Fourteenth Admendment
    What is the 14th amendment?The 14th amendment is one of the Civil War amendments and was addressed to citizenship rights and equal protection of the laws.It was in response to issues related to former slaves following the American Civil War.
  • The Fifteenth Admendment

    The Fifteenth Admendment
    Do you know what the 15th amendment is well,it is another one of the American Civil War amendments. This amendment granted African American men the right to vote.This amendment was also designed to ensure equality for recently emancipated slaves.