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Georgia History Checkpoint 3

  • Jan 1, 1111


  • Booker T. Washington

    Booker T. Washington
    American educator, author, orator, and advisor to presidents of the United States.
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    Union Blockade of Georgia

    The Union blocked any ships and trade from going to the Confederacy.
  • Battle of Chickamauga

    Braxton Bragg's Army of Tennessee defeated a Union force commanded by General William Rosecrans in the Battle of Chickamauga, during the American Civil War.
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    Andersonville Prison Camp

    Confederate prisoner-of-war camp during the final twelve months of the American Civil War.
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    Sherman's Atlanta Campaign

    Union Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman invaded Georgia from the vicinity of Chattanooga, Tennessee, beginning in May 1864, opposed by the Confederate general Joseph E. Johnston. Johnston's Army of Tennessee withdrew toward Atlanta in the face of successive flanking maneuvers by Sherman's group of armies.
  • 13th Amendment

    13th Amendment
    Abolished slavery
  • Freedman's Bureau

    Freedman's Bureau
    The Freedmen's Bureau, formally known as the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands, was established in 1865 by Congress to help millions of former African American slaves and poor whites in the South in the aftermath of the Civil War.
  • Ku Klux Klan Formed

    Ku Klux Klan Formed
    A clan made by former confederate soldiers to scare African Americans, so they won't vote.
  • Tom Watson and the Populist

    Tom Watson and the Populist
    Thomas Edward "Tom" Watson (September 5, 1856 – September 26, 1922) was an American politician, attorney, newspaper editor and writer from Georgia.
  • 14th Amendment

    14th Amendment
    Allowed African Americans to become citizens.
  • 15th Amendment

    15th Amendment
    Allowed African Americans the right to vote.
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    International Cotton Exposition

    International Cotton Exposition (I.C.E) was a world's fair held in Atlanta, Georgia, from October 5 to December 31 of 1881. The location was along the Western & Atlantic Railroad tracks near the present-day King Plow Arts Center development in the West Midtown area.
  • Henry Grady

    enry W. Grady, the "Spokesman of the New South," served as managing editor for the Atlanta Constitution in the 1880s.
  • 1906 Atlanta Riot

    1906 Atlanta Riot
    The Atlanta race riot of 1906 was a racist pogrom in Atlanta, Georgia (United States), which began the evening of September 22 and lasted until September 24, 1906.
  • Leo Frank Case

    Leo Frank Case
    The Leo Frank case is one of the most notorious and highly publicized cases in the legal annals of Georgia.
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    World War 1

    Bulgaria declared war on Serbia, 12 October and joined in the attack by the Austro-Hungarian army under Mackensen's army of 250,000 that was already underway.
  • Plessy v. Ferguson

    Plessy v. Ferguson
    The county unit system was established in 1917 when the Georgia legislature, overwhelmingly dominated by the Democratic Party, passed the Neill Primary Act.
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    County Unit Sytem

    The County Unit System was a voting system used by the U.S. state of Georgia to determine a victor in statewide primary elections from 1917 until 1962.
  • Alonzo Herndon

    Alonzo Herndon
    An African American barber and entrepreneur, Alonzo Herndon was founder and president of the Atlanta Life Insurance Company, one of the most successful black-owned insurance businesses in the nation.
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    Great Depression

    The stock market crash in the waning days of October 1929 heralded the beginning of the worst economic depression in U.S. history.
  • Agricultural Adjustment Act

    Agricultural Adjustment Act
    The Agricultural Adjustment Act (AAA) was a federal law passed in 1933 as part of U.S. president Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal.
  • Civilian Conservation Corps

    Civilian Conservation Corps
    The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a public work relief program that operated from 1933 to 1942 in the United States.
  • Eugene Talmadge

    Eugene Talmadge
    Eugene Talmadge was a Democratic politician who served two terms as the 67th Governor of Georgia.
  • WEB DuBois

    WEB DuBois
    William Edward Burghardt "W. E. B." Du Bois was an American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, writer and editor.
  • Proclamation

    Proclamations are issued at the discretion of the governor as a courtesy to Georgia residents to recognize a day, week, or month for a cause of significant statewide interest.