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WW1,WW2,Great Depression,Civil Rights,Economics,Politics

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One cause of the Great Depression was that..... People of the US had borrowed some money and couldn't afford to repay an this caused the banks and businesses waiting for their money.
Businesses didn't have enough money to pay their workers so..... That made factories produce more good then they could sell which led to slow production until their surpluses were gone.
The Civilian Conservation Crops(CCC) It gave them a job that dealt with building forest trails and roads, planting trees to reforest land and control flooding, and to also build parks.
Rural Electrification Authority(REA) Was a new deal program that loaned over 300 million dollars to farmers' cooperatives to help them expand their power lines and buy power wholesale
Social Security An act that the gov't gave to provide retirement and unemployment insurance from taxes paid by workers and employers
Pearl Harbor A major United States naval base in Hawaii that was attacked without warning by the Japanese air force on December 7, 1941, with great loss of American lives and ships.
Richard B. Russell A Georgia resident who was the youngest governor in the 20th century
Holocaust The name given to the day were 6 million people died
William B. Hartsfield A mayor of Atlanta who served for 6 terms and he is widely acknowledged for his leadership in making Atlanta's airport .
Brown v. Board of Education A case in which a 7 year old black girl tried to get in an all white school and her entry was denied .
Herman Talmadge A strict segregationist who opposed all attempts to integrate Georgia's public schools.
Martin Luther King JR. A Baptist minister and social activist who led the civil rights movement in the United States from the mid-1950's until his assassination in 1968.
Benjamin Mays Was a distinguished African American minister, educator, scholar, and social activist.Aug 10, 2018
Herman Talmadge An American politician who served as a U.S. Senator from Georgia from 1957 to 1981.He previously served as governor of the state from 1948 to 1955.
Louisiana Purchase The purchase by the United States from France of the huge Louisiana Territory in 1803. President Thomas Jefferson ordered the purchase negotiations, fearing that the French, then led by Napoleon, wanted to establish an empire in North America.
1956 Georgia State Flag The flag that was used from 1956 to 2001 featured a famous Confederate battle flag and was designed by Southern Democrat John Sammons Bell, a World War II veteran and an attorney who was an outspoken supporter of segregation.
Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee(SNCC) An american political organization that played a central role in the civil rights movement in the 1960's.
Sibley Commission A report that laid the foundation for ending massive resistance to desegregation in the state and helped avoid a showdown between Vandiver and the federal government.
Civil Rights Act A landmark civil rights and U.S. labor law in the United States that doesn't allow discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, or national origin.
Maynard Jackson An American politician and attorney from Georgia, a member of the Democratic Party, and elected in 1973 at the age of 35 as the first black mayor of Atlanta.
Lester Maddox A loyal 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.
Andrew Young An American politician, diplomat, and activist. Beginning his career as a pastor.He was an early leader in the civil rights movement as a executive director of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) and a close person to MLK JR.
Jimmy Carter A philanthropist who served as the 39th president of the United States from 1977 to 1981. He was a democrat who had previously served as senator of GA from 1963 to 1967 and as the 76th governor of Georgia from 1971 to 1975.
1996 Olympic Games Games that were commonly known as Atlanta 1996, and also referred to as the Centennial Olympic Games, were an international multi-sport event that was held from July 19 to August 4, 1996, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
Immigrants In Georgia A time when lots of people came because of georgia's surplus of cotton.
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