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All wanted stronger economic ties w/ the industrial North in order to expand GA's economy.
B. Also wanted to maintain White Supremacy (belief that white race is superior to any other race).
What did the Bourbon Triumvirate accomplish?
Henry Woodfin Grady (1850-1889) was the foremost American journalist of the "New South" —a term he invented—and a renowned orator. Adescendant of old native stock, Henry W. Grady was born May 24, 1850, in Athens, Ga. His father was killed during the Civil War.
What did Henry Grady accomplish?
Promote the economic recovery of the South.
Allowed Northerners to come down to invest in Southern businesses.
Showcased our natural resources.
What is the Purpose of the International Cotton Expansion?
This event allowed Atlanta to display how it had "risen from the ashes" after the Civil War and went on to establish itself as a leading city of the New South.
What were the effects of the exposition in Georgia
Ga Poulist leader, created populist movement, called for cooperation b/t sharecroppers and land owners
Who was Tom Watson?
The goal of the Populists in 1892 was no less than that of replacing the Democrats as the nation's second party by forming an alliance of the farmers of the West and South with the industrial workers of the East. James B. Weaver was the Populist candidate for President that year, and he polled over 1,041,000 votes.
What were the Populist Party-goals?
Jim Crow laws—sometimes, as in Florida, part of state constitutions—mandated the segregation of public schools, public places, and public transportation, and the segregation of restrooms, restaurants, and drinking fountains for whites and blacks. The U.S. military was already segregated.
Who was Jimmy Crow Laws Purpose?
Plessy v. Ferguson gave states the right to control discrimination and promote segregation
What is Plessy v. Ferguson?
taking away the right to vote
What does disenfranchisement mean?
someone of power, rights and privileges. When certain segments of the population are deprived of their right to vote or of a position of power in society, this is an example of a time when you disenfranchise that segment of society.
What are some example for Disenfranchisement?
The riot caused negative national & international attention for Georgia.
It also led to deeper segregation in the city.
What were the 1906 Atlanta Race Riot Results?
Believed that "economic independence" was the only road to social equality.
What were Booker T. Washington's beliefs?
He believed in taking action and demanding civil rights.
He believed in the "Talented Tenth" - that 10% of the black population should get a higher education, and then they could lead the rest of the African American community.
What were the Web DuBois-Beliefs?
Herndon, Alonzo Franklin (1858-1927) Alonzo Franklin Herndon was an African American entrepreneur who founded and was the first president of Atlanta Life Insurance Company.
What was the Significance of Alonzo Herndon?
The continued sinking of U.S. ships by German U-Boats
.The Zimmerman Telegram-Instructed Mexico to attack U.S. if they declared war on Germany.
.The Russian Revolution - Once the Russian Czar was overthrown, President Wilson (who had not wanted to get involved with a country that had a dictator) felt comfortable siding with the Allied Powers.
What was Georgia Contributions In WWI
Depletion of soil, bad farming habits, droughts, and boll weevil infestations caused Georgia to enter the Great Depression early. Although the droughts and boll weevils did cause Georgia to enter the Great Depression early, Georgia's land, economy, and farmers were already falling apart.
What was the Boll Weevil & Drought In the Great Depression?
Economic Crisis. The beginning of the Great Depression can be traced to the stock market crash of Tuesday, October 29, 1929 (also known as "Black Tuesday"). The 1920s were a time of increased stock market speculation. ... The depression's immediate impact on Georgia was much like that throughout the nation as a whole.
How did the Great Depression Impact on Georgia?
Worked in mountains and forests
What is the Civilian Conservation Corps?
established in 1933, a relief, Its purpose was to help farmers by reducing production of staple crops, thus raising farm prices and encouraging more diversified farming. It raised the value of crops.
What is the Agricultural Adjustment Act?
What was the Rural Electrification Act?
federal program of disability and retirement benefits that covers most working people
What is the social security?
A controversial and colorful politician, Eugene Talmadge played a leading role in the state's politics from 1926 to 1946. ... He was elected to a fourth term as the state's chief executive in 1946 but died before taking office.
What did Eugene Talmadge think about the New Deal?
Allowed the president to sell, lease,lend or otherwise dispose of war materials to any nation whose defense he felt to be vital to American security
What is the Lend-Lease Act?
Led to the US declaring war on Japan and Germany and Italy declaring war on the US on December 11. Non-intervention and isolationism completely went down the drain.
What did Pearl Harbor cause?
The Bell Bomber plant transformed Marietta—and helped the Allies win World War II. On this day in 1942, construction began on the Bell Aircraft Corporation plant that built more than 600 B-29s during the war. The Roosevelt administration wanted to build aircraft away from the coast, and Atlanta was a prime location.
What were Georgia's contributions on bell bomber plant
Army Bases. Fort Benning Army Base in Columbus, GA. Fort Gillem Army Base in Forest Park, GA. Fort Gordon Army Base in Augusta, GA. Fort Mcpherson Army Base in East Point, GA. Fort Stewart Army Base in Liberty, GA. Hunter Army Airfield Army Base in Savannah, GA. Camp Frank D Merrill Army Base in Dahlonega, GA
What are the military bases in Georgia?
Brunswick and Savannah Shipyards. The natural harbor of Brunswick, located 70 miles south of Savannah, had a long maritime history before the outbreak of World War II. ... The 16,000 workers at the Brunswick shipyards built 99 ships, 85 of them Liberty Ships, from 1941-1945
Savannah and Brunswick Shipyards (impact in Georgia during WWII)
".Carl Vinson (November 18, 1883 - June 1, 1981) was a powerful United States Representative from Georgia. He was a Democrat and served for more than 50 years in the United States House of Representatives. He was known as "The Father of the Two-Ocean Navy".
Significance of Carl Vinson?
Russell believed that his most important legislative contribution was his authorship and secured passage of the National School Lunch Program in 1946. Serving in the U.S. Senate from 1933 until his death in 1971, Russell was one of that body's most respected members.
Significance of Richard Russell?
Agricultural technologies could increase global crop yields up to 67% Increased demand for food due to population and income growth, and the impacts of climate change on agriculture will ratchet up the pressure for increased and more sustainable agricultural production to feed the planet.
Technology-How it impacted agriculture & population shift
He expanded and international Airport Worked peacefully to integrate schools & buses in the city of Atlanta.
What were the contributions of William Hartsfield?
He had all segregation signs removed.
He integrated the police & fire department & the city government.
He brought Major League Sports to Atlanta; the Braves, Falcons, & Hawks.
What were the contributions of Mayor Ivan Allen Jr.?
Ellis Gibbs Arnall (March 20, 1907 - December 13, 1992) was an American politician who served as the 69th Governor of Georgia from 1943 to 1947. A liberal Democrat, he is considered one of Georgia's greatest governors for his efforts to modernize the state.
What is the significance of Ellis Arnall?
what was the significance of the 1946 governor's race
what was the significance of the 1946 governor's race?
Young played a key role in bringing the 1996 Olympic Games to Atlanta.
What were the contributions of Andrew Young?
Outsourced material may be challenged and removed. The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) is an African-American civil rights organization. SCLC, which is closely associated with its first president, Martin Luther King Jr., had a large role in the American civil rights movement.
Significance of martin Luther King Jr. AND SCLC?
Lewis, who as chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) was one of the "Big Six" leaders of groups who organized the 1963 March on Washington, played many key roles in the Civil Rights Movement and its actions to end legalized racial segregation in the United States.
Significance of John Lewis and SNCC?
The Albany Movement was a civil rights campaign to desegregate the city from 1961 to 1962. It was led primarily by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, but also gained support from other groups including the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and Martin Luther King, Jr.
What is the purpose of Albany Movement?
Georgia citizens had no vote in this legislative response to the Brown v Board of Education ruling
1956 flag controversy
to find out how people felt about integrating schools
what was the purpose of Sibley commission?
a 1963 protest in which more than 250,000 people demonstrated in the nation's capital for "jobs and freedom" and the passage of civil rights legislation
what was the Purpose of March on Washington?
Atlanta's first African American mayor.
Under his leadership, MARTA began running and Hatfield Airport added an international terminal
what were the contributions of Maynard Jackson?
A populist Democrat, Maddox came to prominence as a staunch segregationist when he refused to serve black customers in his Atlanta restaurant, in defiance of the Civil Rights Act. He later served as Lieutenant Governor during the time that Jimmy Carter was Governor.
Lester Maddox-role in the Resistance of the 1964 Civil Right Act?
Wanted to finally put an END to segregation.
Pushed for reforms in education, mental health, & criminal justice system.
what was the Jimmy Carter's role as Governor?
The International Olympic Committee has awarded the 1996 Olympic Games to the city of ... ... The park is part of the Olympics' $5 billion economic impact on the city. The games also planted the seeds for new tourist attractions, including the Georgia Aquarium.
Olympic Games impact on Georgia?
The film industry in Georgia became the largest among U.S. states for production of feature films in 2016. ... Just in the fiscal year 2017 film and TV production had an economic impact in Georgia of $9.5 billion, while industry sources claim that the tax subsidy costs the state $141 million (2010).
What is the significance of film industry in Georgia?
Stone Mountain Park, Georgia's most-visited attraction, offers guests theme-park thrills, a chance to decompress amid its natural beauty and an opportunity to go back in time and experience local history.
What is the Georgia most Popular Tourist Attraction?
] The deeper harbor will allow newer, larger cargo vessels to call with fewer tidal restrictions and with
heavier loads. The deepening will allow Savannah to remain one of the nation's busiest container ports. It
currently ranks as the fourth busiest in the nation and the second busiest on the East Coast
What was the importance of expansion on Port Savannah?
What is the significance of Leo Frank Case?
The Frank case is known for its grisly culmination: In 1913, after Frank was convicted of murdering a young woman who worked in the factory he managed, he was sentenced to death.
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