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Georgia as A State Checkpoint
|Name Georgia's 4 capitals in the order in which they became the state's capital
|Savannah Augusta Louisville Millidgeville Atlanta
|What two churches began to grow once Georgians turned away from the Anglican Church at The end of the American REvolution?
|Baptist and Methodist
|Why did GA's capitals change so much?
|The capitals wanted to be centrally located in the state
|Why did GEorgians not want to be apart of the Anglican church?
|Georgians wanted to get away from the king
|Which governor supported church growth?
|What was the nations first state funded university, setting the example for future state colleges and universities?
|UGA :( ( IT WAS CREATED BECAUSE IT WAS AN AGRICULTURAL SCHOOL)
|Who is considered the founder of the University go Georgia?
|What 2 inventions led to the rise of cotton as Georgia's number 1 cash crop?
|Cotton gin- machine separates cotton from seed Mechanical reaper- a machine that cuts down crops at harvest
|What mode of transportation became key to success of the cotton farmers, and which city was a result of the development of that transportation system?
|Georgia Railroad Western & Atlantic Railroad Atlanta benefited
|How was land distributed under the Headright System?
|General Assembly gives land to the heads of the household based on the size of their family (including slaves) THIS WAS A CORRUPT SYSTEM
|Why did Georgians become distrustful of the Headright System?
|Land scandal, accepted bribes, corrupt system, Yazoe Landfraud
|How is land distributed under the Land Lottery System?
|Two tickets are drawn: one with a person's name and the other with the number of the farm plot that they will receive.
|A corrupt system that the Georgia General Assembly gives land to people at extreme prices... they accept bribes and everything What is this?