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Arts and Humanities
History of the Americas
Emma Georgia History March 20 Test
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Why did Georgia organize a branch of Farmers' Alliance?
to improve farm life through politics
Who did Farmers' Alliance back?
William Jonathan Northern
Who was a teacher and headmaster from Hancock County
William Jonathan Northern
What did William Jonathan Northern write?
Men of Mark in Georgia
What did William Jonathan Northern want for school?
free education and textbooks
Who did William Jonathan Northern urge to settle in Georgia?
What did US soldiers name their settlement for an Indiana editor?
What did the Populist Party or People's Party want?
free coinage of silver, graduated income tax, and government ownership of Railroads, telegraphs, and telephones
Who did the Populists party support?
What was Tom Watson elected as?
Who was nominated for President and Vice President but lost?
Who was a powerful force in state politics and Congress?
What did Tom Watson start?
RFD (Rural free delivery of mail)
Who was a powerful political lawyer in Atlanta and governor of Georgia?
What did Hoke Smith buy?
Who was Hoke Smith Secretary of the Interior for?
President Grover Cleveland
Who led the Independent Party along with Emory Speer?
Dr. and Mrs. William Felton
What kind of group was the Independent party?
Who was from Cartersville and was a doctor, lawyer, and farmer?
Who was Dr. Felton's wife?
Rebecca Latimer Felton
What were Feltons against?
convict lease system in Georgia
Who wrote Country Life in Georgia and Memoirs of Georgia Politics?
Who worked for women's rights and was a friend of Tom Watson?
Who hired Rebecca Felton to work for the Atlanta Journal?
Who was the 1st woman US Senator?
Who did the Independent party want to nominate for governor but he accepted the democratic nomination instead?
Alexander Hamilton Stephens
Who did Alexander Stephens defeat for governor?
Where was Alexander Stephens buried?
Liberty Hall near Crawfordville
What happened to most Georgia schools and colleges during civil war?
Who was named 1st Georgia state school commissioner?
When GA legislature set up public schools, who spent the money?
Who did Governor James Smith appoint as GA state school commissioner?
Who became known as the father of GA public school system?
What did the Morrill Act provide for?
land grant for colleges or agricultural and mechanical schools like UGA....
Which popular GA colleges reopened after war?
UGA and Emory at Oxford
Which university moved to Macon from Greene County and added a law school?
Which GA university became world's largest education center for blacks?
Which girl college opened in Gainseville?
Where is Shorter College?
Where is Paine college?
Which Georgia university opened in Atlanta as a branch of UGA and later became independent?
Which college moved into Atlanta from Milledgeville and became a university?
Where did Georgia Military College for boys open in the Old Georgia governor's mansion?
Which girls college opened in Decatur, GA?
Agnes Scoot College
What was Fort Valley State College known for?
it had 500 blacks
What does PTA stand for?
Parent Teacher Association
Who founded the PTA?
Alice McClellan Birney and Phoebe Randolph Hearst
Who wrote Georgia Scenes and was the 1st Georgian to become nationally famous as an author? She was also from Augusta and her father was William Longstreet
Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
What kind of poetry did Thomas Chivers write?
Whose godparents were the Jefferson Davises? He also wrote for Macon Telegraph in a column called Coming Down My Creek.
Harry Stillwell Edward
Who wrote 2 volumes of Georgia history?
Who wrote poem The Red Old Hills of Georgia and was president of GA historical society?
Who invented the sewing machine and wrote Young Marooners?
Where was Alice Birney from?
Whose papers are in Emory University Library?
Who was a blind, black pianist and composer and played for both sides in the Civil War?
What piece did Tom Bethune?
Who wrote lyrical poetry ?
Who wrote Maryland, My Maryland?
James Ryder Randall
Who wrote CSA Poems The Conquered Banner and Sword of Lee?
Father Abram Ryan
Who was called the poet of the south and was born in Macon and went to school at Oglethorpe Colledgeville?
Who played the flute and was taken prisoner during Civil War and held but released later?
What disease did Sidney Lanier have?
Which 4 US poets are on stamps?
Lanier, Emily Dickinson, Edgar Lee Masters, and Robert Frost
After his death what did Sidney Lanier have named for him and what was issued to honor him?
Lake Lanier and stamps
What were Sydney Lanier's best songs?
The Song of the Chattahoochee and The Marshes of Glynn
Who wrote Uncle Remus stories and was born in Eatonton?
Joel Chandler Harris
What was the name of Joel Chandler Harris' home?
The Wren's Nest
Who made a movie about Joel Chandler Harris called Song of the South?
Who was born in Lumpkin County and graduated from Mercer University and taught school in Jonesboro?
Allen Daniel Candler
What did Allen Daniel Candler edit?
early GA records
Allen Daniel Candler was a soldier for which side of the war?
Who was president during Spanish American War?
Who did US go to war with over Cuba?
What battleship was blown up in Havana and killed 250 soldiers?
Who led the Rough Riders?
Which Georgia General also fought in Spanish American war?
How many volunteers were from Georgia for SA War?
Who was defeated in SA war?
Who was the Georgia hero in SA war?
In 1900 how many people in Georgia have?
Where did most Georgians live in 1900?
What 4 things increased and improved in 1900s?
industry, roads, railroads, and education
Who was Georgia governor in 1900s?
What began ruining crops?
What 2 things were new for US in 1900?
automobiles and electric lights
Who made 1st airplane flight at Kitty Hawk, NC?
Who was shot by Leon Czolgosz?
Who became President when McKinley died?
Who was the youngest man to serve as US President?
What did US build in 1900 and is now the oldest of its kind?
Atlanta Federal Prison
What is the front Atlanta Federal Prison made of?
How many prisoners was the Atlanta Federal Prison built to hold?
Alexander Hamilton Stephens
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