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Georgia Studies QA2 Study Set
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After the French and Indian War, the British issued the Proclamation of 1763 and the Stamp Act? What did this lead to?
discontent in the colonies and growing support for revolution
Why did the colonies maintain these borders, rather than expanding, from the mid-eighteenth century to the American Rev?
After the French and Indian War, British issued the Proclamation of 1763
Why were many people in the Georgia Colony slow to support the American Revolution at first?
The colony's economy depended on trade with Great Britain.
Which of the following was NOT one of the three signers of the Declaration of Independence from Georgia?
1) George Walton
2) Lyman Hall
3) Button Gwinnett
4) Thomas Jefferson
How did colonists(not loyalists) view England and what did they do?
Colonists viewed England as oppressive, so they decided to create their own government.
Which of the following was NOT one of the parts of the Declaration of Independence?
3) List of Demands
List of Demands
What was one reason for the Siege of Savannah during the American Revolution?
to end the British military occupation of the city
How did the Battle of Kettle Creek help the Patriot cause in Georgia during the American Revolution?
The battle boosted Patriot morale and helped get supplies that they needed.
Which would have been an event Georgia's Liberty Boys might have participated in?
A meeting in which they discussed ways to protest the acts on colonists.
Many of the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation can be traced back to
fears of a central government with too much power.
Which correctly describes how the US Constitution fixed a problem or problems of the Articles of Confederation?
Government had the power to enforce laws but was checked by Congress and the court
What's the effect of the following issues
1) states imposed tariffs on goods from other states
2)Each state could issue it's own paper money
3) Congress lacked strong and steady leadership
4)The national government couldn't force the states to follow it's laws
The Articles of Confederation were replaced by the Constitution.
What argument did Abraham Baldwin make in charter documents for the University of Georgia?
An educated populace is necessary to maintain a free government.
Georgia's five state capitals in the proper chronological order?
(SALMA) Savannah, Augusta, Louisville, Milledgeville, Atlanta
(remember Atlanta is our current capital so it's the second A)
The movement of the capital of Georgia from Augusta to Louisville was representative of which development?
gradual shift of the population from coastal areas to the northwestern region
What does this text describe :
"Tickets were placed into 2 drums: one drum contained the names of various parcels of land, and the other contained individual names. A ticket selected from the "land" drum was matched to a ticket selected from the drum containing people's names."
Georgia's land lotteries
What connection can be drawn between the headright system of the 18th century and land lotteries of the 19th century?
Both were government efforts to attract settlers and encourage economic growth.
How did the policy by the Yazoo Act differ from Georgia's differ post American Revolution land policies such as the headright system?
the Act led to the sale of land to companies that bribed state lawmakers (key work : bribed)
What TWO developments transformed Georgia's agricultural industry in the early-to-mid 1800s?
the development of railroads and the invention of the cotton gin
How did the development of the cotton gin influence the economy of Georgia?
Cotton processed much faster, leading to an increase in demand for slave labor.
In which THREE ways did the invention of the cotton gin change the South?
1) The demand on slavery increased in the region.
2) Cotton became the United States' leading crop.
3) Cotton production became much cheaper.
Which statements about the signing of the Second Treaty of Indian Springs(1825) are correct?
1) It was signed by William McIntosh without the consent of his tribe.
2) It led to the removal of the Creek from the state of Georgia.
Why was Creek Chief William McIntosh often opposed by other Creek leaders?
He supported US interests over the interests of the Creek.
Why did the Cherokee develop a written language, adopt a written constitution,and begin publishing a newspaper in the 1820s?
Hoped adopting a similar culture to the US would stop settlers taking their land
Which statement BEST describes the significance of President Andrew Jackson's response to the Supreme Court's decision?
Ignored and went against the Supreme Court's decision of the Constitution. (key word : ignored)
What piece of legislation did President Jackson enforce that contributed to events like the Trail of Tears?
Indian Removal Act
Why did settlers' demands for the relocation of the Cherokee intensify in the 1820s?
Gold was discovered on Cherokee land. (key word: gold)
How did economics contribute to shifting attitudes toward slavery in Georgia between 1750 and 1860?
economic reliance on slavery in cotton production led people to try to normalize it
Why did many Southerners oppose Abraham Lincoln in the 1860 presidential election?
1) Lincoln wanted to halt the spread of slavery in the country.
2) They thought his victory would threaten the Southern economy.
In the Dred Scott Case, the US Supreme Court ruled that:
Slaves were property, without rights, and could be taken anywhere
How did the government of Georgia help delay the outbreak of the Civil War?
by approving the Compromise of 1850 through the Georgia Platform
How did Sherman's March to the Sea affect the state of Georgia?
March destroyed Georgia's agriculture,roads,devastating the state's economy
How did the Union blockade of Georgia's coast relate to the Anaconda Plan?
The purpose of the Anaconda Plan was to cut off Confederate supply lines
Why was Atlanta specifically targeted by the Union Army during the Civil War?
Atlanta was an important Confederate railroad hub.
What strategic objective contributed to President Abraham Lincoln's decision to issue the Emancipation Proclamation?
Lincoln made the war about slavery and caused European nations to resist help
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