University of Georgia was founded over 233 years ago. Georgia was the first state to charter a state. The Augusta, Georgia convention had an heavy impact on this university.
Eli Whitney and the Cotton Gin
Eli Whitney patented the cotton gin. This was not easy in the time period he was living in. In the middle of the 1900's cotton had become America's number one export.
Yazoo Land Fraud
The Yazoo Land Fraud was a scandal. It was one of Georgia's biggest one about land. The government had owned the territory.
The balance of power in congress In 1854, the Missouri Compromise was repealed between slave and free states.
William McIntosh was an chief of the creek Nation. this was between the 19th century. He was an leader of the Lower Towns.
Dahlonega Gold Rush
In today Lumpkin County, near the County seat, in 1829 Dahlonega, which soon spread through the North Georgia mountains. Georgia Gold Belt following. A lot of miners moved west when gold was founded in Nevada.
Worcester V. Georgia
Worcester V. Georgia, was a case that the U.S supreme Court vacated the convention. Samuel Worcester and held that the Georgia criminal statue.
Trail of Tears
Trail of Tears resulted from the enforcement of the Treaty of New Echota. Removal Act of 1830
Andrew Jackson was born in the year of 1767. he was a lawyer and a landowner. He was a hero for defeating the British.
Compromise of 1850
Fugitive Slave Act was amended and the slave trade in Washington. California entered the Union as a free state and a territorial government was created in Utah.
Georgia Platform was a statement executed by a Georgia Convention in Milledgeville, Georgia. December 10, 1850 in response to the Compromise of 1850.
Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed by the U.S. Congress on May 30, 1854.Kansas and Nebraska to decide for themselves whether or not to allow slavery within their borders.
John Marshall justified an law. This meant that Georgia had no rights to enforce state laws.
Dred Scott Case
Known as the Dred Scott case, was a landmark decision by the United States. Supreme Court on US labor law and constitutional law.
Election of 1860
United States presidential election of 1860. American presidential election held on Nov. 6, 1860.
Union Blockade of Georgia
The battle between ship and shore on the coast of Confederate Georgia was a pivotal part of the Union strategy to subdue the state during the Civil War. In Georgia, Union strategy centered on Savannah.
Emancipation Proclamation, or Proclamation 95.President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863.
Battle of Chickamauga
Tennessee defeated a Union force commanded by General William. During the American Civil War.
Andersonville Prison Cam
Andersonville National Historic Site, located near Andersonville, Georgia. Confederate prisoner-of-war camp during the final twelve months of the American Civil War.
Sherman's Atlanta Campaign
The Atlanta Campaign was a series of battles. Fought in the Western Theater of the American Civil War.
Sherman's March to the Sea
Sherman's March to the Sea was a military campaign of the American Civil War. Conducted through Georgia.
Freedmen's Bureau, formally known as the Bureau of Refugees. In 1865 by Congress to help millions of former black slaves and poor whites in the South in the aftermath of the Civil War.
The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution abolished slavery. In Congress, it was passed by the Senate.
Ku Klux Klan Formed
KKK or simply the Klan, is three distinct movements in the United States. United States that have advocated extremist reactionary positions.
John Ross was Chief of the Cherokee Nation. He influenced the Indians nations through such tumultuous events. As the Relocation to Indians Territory, and the American Civil War.
Capital moved to Louisville
When the British left the capital was moved to Augusta, Georgia. An new city was being built on the river Oconee. Most were not happy with Midgeville, Georgia so the voted on Atlanta, Georgia.
The Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was adopted on July 9. As one of the Reconstruction Amendments.
The Fifteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits the federal and state governments. Federal and state governments from denying a citizen the right to vote.