Georgia History Timeline 2

  • Jan 1, 1000

    Paleo Culture

    Paleo Culture
    The Paleo Culture existed 12,000 years ago
  • Jan 1, 1000


    The Woodland period of North American pre-Columbian cultures was from roughly 1000 BCE to 1000 CE in the eastern part of North America.[1] The term "Woodland Period" was introduced in the 1930s as a generic header for prehistoric sites falling between the Archaic hunter-gatherers and the agriculturalist Mississippian cultures. The Eastern Woodlands cultural region covers what is now eastern Canada south of the Subarctic region, the eastern United States, along to the Gulf of Mexico.[2]
  • Period: Jan 1, 1000 to


    Archaic lifestyles includes a dependence on elk, deer, and bison depending on where the site is, and a wide range of plant materials. In coastal areas, shellfish and marine mammals were important food sources, and fish weirs were an important technological advance.
  • Period: Jan 1, 1000 to


    The Mississippian culture was a mound-building Native American culture that flourished in what is now the Midwestern, Eastern, and Southeastern United States from approximately 800 to 1500 CE, varying regionally.[1]
  • Mar 1, 1540

    Hernando de soto

    Hernando de soto
    De soto was a very rich men. He had brought war dogs to fight. He also killed alot of people. So he was mean to.
  • charter of 1732

    charter of 1732
    lawyers could not come to the colony. or king georgia the 2 well kill them.
  • Salzburgers arrive in Georgia

    Salzburgers arrive in Georgia
    The Salzburgers arrived from Aistria for religious reasons.They were being persecuted by the catholic in Europe.James Oglethovpe provided then with land and they named it Ebenezer.They moved because the land was not good and named their new home new Ebenezer.
  • Highland scots arrive in georgia

    Highland scots arrive in georgia
    the Highland scots was warrios. they was big men. they are not scary to fight.they had to come to protect the colony.
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    john reynolds

    John Fulton Reynolds (September 20, 1820 – July 1, 1863)[1] was a career United States Army officer and a general in the American Civil War. One of the Union Army's most respected senior commanders, he played a key role in committing the Army of the Potomac to the Battle of Gettysburg and was killed at the start of the battle.
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    henry ellis

    Henry Ellis (1721–1805) was an explorer, author, and a colonial governor of U.S. state of Georgia and Nova Scotia. Ellis was born in County Monaghan, Ireland. He was educated in law at the Temple Church in London. In May 1746, he went out as agent of a company for the discovery of the Northwest Passage. After extinguishing with difficulty a fire in his ship, he sailed to Greenland, where he exchanged commodities with the Inuit peoples on 8 July. He then proceeded to Fort Nelson, and wintered in
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    james wright

    Wright first emerged on the literary scene in 1956 with The Green Wall, a collection of formalist verse that was awarded the prestigious Yale Younger Poets Prize. But by the early 1960s, Wright, increasingly influenced by the Spanish language surrealists, had dropped fixed meters. His transformation achieved its maximum expression with the publication of the seminal The Branch Will Not Break (1963), which positioned Wright as curious counterpoint to the Beats and New York Schools, which predomin
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    american revolution

    The American Revolution was a political upheaval that took place between 1765 and 1783 during which the Thirteen American Colonies broke from the British Empire and formed an independent nation, the United States of America. The American Revolution was the result of a series of social, political, and intellectual transformations in American society, government and ways of thinking.
  • elijah clarke and the battle of kettle creek

    The Battle of Kettle Creek (February 14, 1779) was a major encounter in the back country of Georgia during the American Revolutionary War. It was fought in Wilkes County about eight miles (13 km) from present-day Washington, Georgia. A militia force of Patriot decisively defeated and scattered a Loyalist militia force that was on its way to British-controlled Augusta.The victory demonstrated the inability of British forces to hold the interior of the state
  • austin dabney

    He was born a slave in Wake County, North Carolina, sometime in the 1760s.[1] He moved with his master, Richard Aycock, to Wilkes County, Georgia, in the late 1770s. When the Georgia Militia was called up for the war, Aycock sent Dabney in his place.[1] To address objections that Dabney was a slave, Aycock claimed he had been born free Dabney became an artilleryman in Colonel Elijah Clarke's company.
  • articles of con. ratified by all 13 states

    The Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation, the first constitution of the United States, on November 15, 1777. However, ratification of the Articles of Confederation by all thirteen states did not occur until March 1, 1781.
  • University of Georgia Eatablisted

    University of Georgia Eatablisted
    athens ga named because it was the center of learning in ga. ga establstes uga as amricas first state supported Abaham Baldwin was the first pres of uga
  • constitutional convention of 1787

    the Federal Convention,[1]:31 or the Grand Convention at Philadelphia) took place from May 25 to September 17, 1787, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to address problems in governing the United States of America, which had been operating under the Articles of Confederation
  • georgia ratifies us constitution

    The following is a timeline of the drafting and ratification of the United States Constitution. The drafting of the Constitution began on May 25, 1787, when the Constitutional Convention met for the first time with a quorum at the Pennsylvania State House (now Independence Hall) in Philadelphia to revise the Articles of Confederation, and ended on September 17, 1787, the day the Constitution drafted by the convention's delegates to replace the Articles was adopted and signed.
  • invention of the cotton gin

    Eli Whitney was the inventor of the cotton gin and a pioneer in the mass production of cotton. Whitney was born in Westboro, Massachusetts on December 8, 1765 and died on January 8, 1825. He graduated from Yale College in 1792. By April 1793, Whitney had designed and constructed the cotton gin, a machine that automated the separation of cottonseed from the short-staple cotton fiber.
  • yazoo land fraud

    The Yazoo land fraud was one of the most significant events in the post-Revolutionary War (1775-83) history of Georgia. The bizarre climax to a decade of frenzied speculation in the state's public lands, the Yazoo sale of 1795 did much to shape Georgia politics and to strain relations with the federal government for a generation.
  • missouri compromise

    The Missouri Compromise was passed in 1820 between the pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in the United States Congress, involving primarily the regulation of slavery in the western territories. It prohibited slavery in the former Louisiana Territory north of the parallel 36°30′ north except within the boundaries of the proposed state of Missouri.
  • dahlonega gold rush

    There are several popular stories of the beginning of Georgia's gold rush;
    Benjamin Parks is said by some to be the person who discovered gold in Georgia.
    Benjamin Parks
    but in fact, no one is really certain who made the first discovery or when. According to one anecdote, John Witheroods found a three-ounce nugget along Duke's Creek in Habersham County (present-day White County). Another says that Jesse Hogan, a prospector from North Carolina, found gold on Ward's Creek near Dahlonega.
  • Indian Removal Act

    president jackson signed the act on may 28 1830 it removed all the indians from us lands to lands west of the mississippi river the removal was forced not voluntary this resulted in the trail of tears.
  • worcester vs. georgia

    Worcester v. Georgia, 31 U.S. (6 Pet.) 515 (1832), was a case in which the United States Supreme Court vacated the conviction of Samuel Worcester and held that the Georgia criminal statute that prohibited non-Native Americans from being present on Native American lands without a license from the state was unconstitutional.
  • trail of tears

    the term is used for the force removal of the cherokee general scott used 7000 federal troops for the removal to mound up the indians many cherokee indians died while on the trail from disease stawation and expostlre to the cold the cherokee term is called the trail where they cried trail of tears.
  • kansas nebraska act

    The Kansas–Nebraska Act of 1854 (10 Stat. 277) created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska, opening new lands for settlement, and had the effect of repealing the Missouri Compromise of 1820 by allowing white male settlers in those territories to determine through popular sovereignty whether they would allow slavery within each territory.
  • georgia secedes

    On January 19, 1861, Georgia seceded from the Union as the "Republic of Georgia" and joined the newly formed Confederacy the next month during the prelude to the American Civil War. During the war, Georgia sent nearly 100,000 soldiers to battle, mostly to the armies in Virginia.
  • union bloakade

    The Union blockade in the American Civil War was a naval tactic by the Northern government to prevent the Confederacy from trading.The blockade was proclaimed by President Abraham Lincoln in April 1861, and required the closure of 3,500 miles
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    In gettysburg, Maryland was a turning point in the war. It was fought July 1-3 1863 and result was the union won ened robert e.lee 2nd invasion it was the wars bloodiest battle in the war. the confedercttes hoped that they would have won.
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    The Battle of Chickamauga, fought September 19–20, 1863,marked the end of a Union offensive in southeastern Tennessee and northwestern Georgia called the Chickamauga Campaign. The battle was the most significant Union defeat in the Western Theater of the American Civil War and involved the second highest number of casualties in the war following the Battle of Gettysburg. It was the first major battle of the war that was fought in Georgia.
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    sherman's march to the sea

    Sherman's March to the Sea is the name commonly given to the military Savannah Campaign in the American Civil War, conducted through Georgia from November 15 to December 21, 1864 by Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman of the Union Army. The campaign began with Sherman's troops leaving the captured city of Atlanta, Georgia, on November 15 and ended with the capture of the port of Savannah on December 21.
  • 13th Amendment

    This amendment worked on the emanipation proclamation. it finally abolished slavery for good. the amendment was ratified in december 1865. black codes where designed to restrict rights to freedmen.
  • 14th amendment

    It granted citizenship to the freedmen an forbade any states to denying equal protection passed in june 1868 an ratified in july 1868.
  • 15th Amendment

    Granted all make citiziens the right to vote regardiess of color or race. it was submitted to the states in february 1869 an february 1870.
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    jim crow laws

    he Jim Crow laws were racial segregation laws enacted between 1876 and 1965 in the United States at the state and local level. They mandated de jure racial segregation in all public facilities in Southern states of the former Confederacy, with, starting in 1890, a "separate but equal" status for African Americans.
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    1906 summer games

    The 1906 Intercalated Games or 1906 Olympic Games was an international multi-sport event which was celebrated in Athens, Greece. They were at the time considered to be Olympic Games and were referred to as the "Second International Olympic Games in Athens" by the International Olympic Committee.[
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    wrold war l

    World War I also known as the First World War, was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. From the time of its occurrence until the approach of World War II, it was called simply the World War or the Great War,
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    mayor hartsfield

    American politician who served as the 49th and 51st Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia. His tenure extended from 1937 to 1941 and again from 1942 to 1962, making him the longest-serving mayor of his native Atlanta, Georgia
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    world war 2

    World War II also known as the Second World War, was a global war. It lasted from 1939 to 1945, though some related conflicts in Asia began before 1939. It involved the vast majority of the world's nations—including all of the great powers—eventually forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most widespread war in history, and directly involved more than 100 million people, from more than 30 different countries.
  • pearl harbor

    American japanese relations got worse tp protest japanes expansion the united states stopped lots of things from a oana to japan.
  • Holocaust

    spring of 1945 allied troops moved into poland austria and germany nothing prepared them for what they found concentration camps that were set up by the nazi it was named the holocaust because of the systematic extermination of 6 million jews.
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    brown vs. bored of edc

    own v. Board of Education, 347 U.S. 483 (1954), was a landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students unconstitutional. The decision overturned the Plessy v. Ferguson decision of 1896, which allowed state-sponsored segregation, insofar as it applied to public education. Handed down on May 17, 1954, the Warren Court's unanimous (9–0) decision stated that "separate educational facilities are inherent
  • 1956 state flag

    The current flag of the U.S. state of Georgia was adopted on May 8, 2003. The flag has three red and white stripes, with the state coat of arms (taken from the state seal) on a blue field in the upper left corner. In the coat of arms, the arch symbolizes the state's Constitution and the pillars represent the three branches of government: legislative, executive, and judicial.
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    mayor ivan allen

    Ivan Allen, Jr.was an American businessman who served two terms as the 52nd Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia, during the turbulent civil rights era of the 1960s. Allen provided pivotal leadership for transforming the segregated and economically stagnant Old South into the progressive New South.