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GA Studies Crossword Puzzle

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Quadrennial event that happened in Georgia in 1996 Summer Olympics
Wrote an alphabet for his people Sequoyah
Helped with the Yazoo Land Fraud James Jackson
Largest piece of granite above the ground Stone Mountain
Visited frequently Franklin D. Roosevelt ot treat his polio Warm Springs
Most populated region of Georgia Piedmont
HIghest waterfalls in Georgia Amicalola Falls
Founder of Atlanta Life Insurance Company Alonzo Herndon
One of the trustees of Georgia, did not believe in slavery (Last Name Only) Oglethorpe
First male African-American admitted to the University of Georgia Hamilton Holmes
Largest distributor, manufacturer, and marketer of nonalcoholic beverages, headquartered in Georgia Coca Cola Company
Period after the Civil War that advanced Georgia economically, politically, and socially Reconstruction
Atlanta's previous hockey team for Georgia until 2011 Thrashers
Georgia's first capital Savannah
Busiest airport in the world Hartsfield Jackson
Bonus: Gaming developer founded and headquartered in Georgia, (i,e, Smite, Global Agenda, Tribes) Hi Rez Studios

SS8H11 Crossword

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Also called the three governors controversy. Due to the death of the 1946 governor's race winner Eugene Talmage and recent changes to Georgia's constitution , Three men had a legitimate claim to the office; The matter was settled by the Supreme Court in a special election in 1948. 1946 Governors Race
Controversial flag that flew over Georgia from 1956-2001. The flag was controversial due to the flag's prominent Confederate Battle emblem. 1956 state flag
Congressman; mayor of Atlanta; United Nations Ambassador; first African-American congressman since Reconstruction Andrew Young
(1894-1984)- president of Morehouse College and mentor to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.; believed in peaceful protest Benjamin Mays
(1954)- Supreme Court case that mandated the desegregation of public schools Brown v. Board of Education
legislation written by JFK, but signed into law by Lyndon Johnson; outlawed segregation Civil Rights Act
Governor of Georgia for one term; defeated Eugene Talmadge to become the youngest governor of Georgia; ended up losing to Eugene Talmadge in his quest for reelection due to his progressive moves such as eliminating the white primary and repealing the poll tax Ellis Arnall
(1913-2002)-segregationist Georgia governor and US senator; son of governor Eugene Talmadge Herman Talmadge
mayor of Atlanta; brought major league sports teams to Atlanta; helped desegregate Atlanta's city hall Ivan Allen, Jr.
Governor of Georgia; white-supremacist; chased African-Americans from his restaurant with a shot gun; ended up appointing more African-Americans to government positions than all other governors before him Lester Maddox
(1929-1968)- important civil rights leader; winner of the Nobel Peace Prize; gave his "I have a dream" speech at the March on Washington Martin Luther King Jr.
First African-American mayor of a major southern city; expanded Atlanta's airport; worked to bring the Olympics to Atlanta; helped minorities gain equality in Atlanta Maynard Jackson

Civil Rights Movement Crossword

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First President of the United States from Georgia. Jimmy Carter
Mayor that integrated the city's Fire and Police Departments. Ivan Allen Jr
This Mayor made Atlanta an Aviation center William Hartsfield
First Black Mayor of Atlanta Maynard Jackson
Movement in South Georgia for equal rights Albany Movement
US policy for controlling the spread of Communism Containment
Set up his office at the Capitol Information Desk Ellis Arnall
First Black baseball player in the Major Leagues Jackie Robinson
Civil Rights leader that promoted non-violent protests Martin Luther King Jr.
Ivan Allen JR, Melvin Thompson, and Herman Talmadge were involved. Three Governors Affair

tic tac toe Crossword

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granted african americans the right to vote 15th amendment
terrorist group made o confederate soldiers Ku Klux Klan
was enacted on july 2nd Civil Rights Act
was a democratic politician from georgia Herman Talmedge
provide us military aid to foreign nations during WW2 lend lease act
was an american politician , diplomat,activist, and pastor of georgia andrew young
another name for the first ten amendments the bill of rights
the first black student admitted to emory university Hamilton holmes
bug that destroyed cotton boll weevil
Majority of white men must swear loyalty to the Union, must ratify the 13th Amendment and former confederate officials may vote and hold office johnson plan
a landmark piece of civil rights legislation civil rights act of 1964
Abolished Slavery 13th amendment
says all people born in america have the rights to vote exc. 14th amendment
citizens cannot be denied the right to vote race or ethnicity 15th amendment
Segregation Forced separation of whites and African Americans in public places segregation
gave food clothing and shelter to former slaves freedmans bureua
a person who is against slavery abolititionist
system of farming in which a person rents land to farm from a planter tenant farming
A system used on southern farms after the Civil War in which farmers worked land owned by someone else in return for a small portion of the crops sharecropping
Laws denying most rights to newly freed slaves; passed by southern states following the Civil War black codes
laws created to separate blacks from whites jim crow laws
a 1896 Supreme Court decision which legalized state ordered segregation so long as the facilities for blacks and whites were equal plessy vs. ferguson
first African american mayor of Atlanta Maynard jackson

Civil Rights & Modern Georgia Crossword

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an organized civil rights protest led by the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, whose primary objective was to desegregate the city of Albany, Georgia, and the surrounding community. Albany Movement
federal legislation that forbade discrimination on the basis of race and gender in hiring, firing, and promotion. Civil Rights Act
His work and his devotion to non-violent protest earned him the Nobel Peace Prize and led to the national holiday created in his honor. Martin Luther King Jr.
leader in the Civil Rights movement; leader of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee; U.S. Representative John Lewis
the famous jobs and civil rights march led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. March on Washington
civil rights organization by college students that encouraged non-violent protests for integration SNCC
one of the last openly segregationist politicians in Georgia (Governor). Lester Maddox
important civil rights leader who served as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and Mayor of Atlanta; was also instrumental in bringing the 1996 Olympic Games to Atlanta. Andrew Young
first African-American or Black mayor of a major southern city (Atlanta). Maynard Jackson
was created in 1957 in Montgomery, Alabama in reaction to the Montgomery Bus Boycott. SCLC
Supreme Court cases that struck down the policy of separate but equal and mandated the desegregation of public schools. Brown v. Board of Education
investigation by lawyer John Sibley to determine what should be done about integration in the state; though 60% of Georgians claimed they would rather close the public schools than integrate, Sibley recommended that public schools desegregate on a limited basis. Sibley Commission
controversial flag that flew over Georgia from 1956-2001. The flag was controversial due to the flag’s prominent Confederate Battle emblem. 1956 State Flag
the reassignment of legislative seats among legislative districts according to district population Reapportionment
The first Georgian to be elected President of the United States Jimmy Carter
Peace between Israel and Egypt which was negotiated by President Carter while at Camp David Camp David Accords
An award given annually to the person whose work has most benefited mankind Nobel Peace Prize
The new home of the Atlanta Braves baseball team Olympic Stadium
It allows police officers to question suspects about their immigration status and detain them if they are illegal immigration law
two major political parties dominate the government Two-party system

NBA Teams Word Search

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Age of Jackson Word Search

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democratic
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Causes of the Civil War Crossword

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The division of North and South. Sectionalism
"The Great Compromiser." Henry Clay
Escaped Slave that was caught in Boston, But was then bought freedom by the people of Boston. Anthony Burns
Any land aquired from Mexico would be by law, a free state. Wilmont Proviso
Attack led by John Brown. Pottawatomie Massacre
a book written by Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Toms Cabin
He wrote the Liberator and was a leading Abolitionist. William Lyod Garrison
A series of violent attacks caused by slavery and Political standings. Bleeding Kansas
The withdrawl of one or more States from America. secession
First state that seceded after Lincolns election. South Carolina
The Little Giant. Stephen Douglas
Enslaved African American who attempted to sue his master. Dred Scott
Judege for the Dred Scott case of 1857. Roger B Taney
16th President. Abraham Lincoln
president elected after the election of 1860. John C Brekinridege
Man who attacked Charles Sumner at his crimes against Kansas speech. Preston Brooks
A slave revolt that killed about 60 people led by. Nat Turner
powerful Abolitionist, he was an adviser to president Lincoln and lent strong support to the women's right movement. Fredrick Douglass
the only candidate ever nominated for the Know Nothings in a presidential election. James Buchanan
Act that allowed Kansas to decide for itself if it wanted to be a free or slave state. KansasNebraska act

Civil Rights and Modern GA Crossword

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Major war primarily between European powers, U.s. entered the war in 1917. (abbreviation) WWI
A series of federal programs to help the nation recover from the great depression. New deal
The most destructive war in human history; America entered war in 1941 after the Japanesse attach on Pearl Harbor.(abbreviation) WWII
Mayor of Atlanta who was intrumental in the development of the city, bringing major league sports teams to Atlanta, ans a key figure in the civil rights movement. Ivan Allen
Atlanta's longest serving mayor who was instrumental is bringing aviation to the city and worked with civil rights leaders during the civil rights movements. William B. Hartsfeild
Also called the three governors controversey. Due to the death of the 1946 governor's race winner Eugene Talmadge and recent changes to the GA state constitution, three men (herman talmadge, melvin thompson, and ellis arnall) had a legitimate claim to the office; was settled by the supreme court and a special election in 1948. 1946 Governors race
Controversial flag that flew over GA from 1956-2001. The flag was controversial due to the flag's prominent confederate battle emblem. 1956 state flag
Supreme court case that struck down the policy of separate but equal and mandated the desegregation of public schools. Brown vs board of education
Investigation by lawyer John Sibley to determine what should be done about integration in the state; though 60% of gerogians claimed they would rather close public schools than integrate. Sibley recommended that publis schools desegregate on a limited basis. sibley commission
An organized civil rights protest led by the student non-violent cordinating committee, whose promary objective was to desegragate the city of Albany, GA, and the surrounding community. Albany Movement
Federal legislation that forbade discrimination on the basis of race and sex in hiring, firing, and promotion. Civil rights act
Important civil rights leader and wonner of the nobel peace prize. Martin Luther King Jr.
Leader in the civil rights movement; leader of the student non-violent coordinating committee; U.S. representative. John Lewis
The famous jobs and civil rights march led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ; The famous "I Have A Dream" speech was given at the march. March On Washington
One of the last openly segregationist politicians in GA.(governor) Lester Maddox
Important CIvil rights leader who served a U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and Mayor of Atlanta; Was also instumental in bringing the 1996 Olympic games to Atlanta. Andrew Young
Only U.S.president from GA; also a GA state senator and governor, and winner of the nobel peace prize. Jimmy Carter
An international athletic event that occurs every four years; the _________________ were awarded to Atlanta and the state of GA; GA has benifited economically due to the games. 1996 Olympic Games
Civil rights org. by college students that urged non-violent protests to gain integration; the group became more militant in the late 1960's. (abbreviation) SNCC
First African American or Black mayor of a major southern city. (Atlanta) Maynard Jackson

AMERICAN CITIES Word Search

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