How Georgia Got Its Shape

Using the following guide as you read and annotate this selection. Georgia’s Borders-1l06ry1 Read the passage about the creation of the borders of Georgia. Look for references in the text for things you already know (e.g., the Charter, Battle of Bloody Marsh, north Georgia’s coal deposits, etc.). Annotate the text as you read: Star (*) […]

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SS8H4 – Westward Expansion

SS8H4 Explain significant factors that affected westward expansion in Georgia between 1789 and 1840. (a) Explain reasons for the establishment of the University of Georgia, and for the westward movement of Georgia’s capitals. (b) Evaluate the impact of land policies pursued by Georgia; include the headright system, land lotteries, and the Yazoo Land Fraud. (c) […]

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SS8H3 – American Revolution

SS8H3 Analyze the role of Georgia in the American Revolutionary Era. a. Explain the causes of the American Revolution as they impacted Georgia; include the French and Indian War, Proclamation of 1763, and the Stamp Act. b. Interpret the three parts of the Declaration of Independence (preamble, grievances, and declaration) and identify the three Georgia […]

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