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Who invented the International Cotton Exposition?
a) Leo Frank b) Henry Grady c) Tom Watson d) Josesph Brown
Brown, Colquitt and Gordon were all...
a) in Georgia's textile industry b) a part of Georgia's Bourbon Triumvirate c) Georgia's Populist candidates d) Georgia's prison reformers
Which of the following did Rebecca Felton NOT fight for?
a) Women's Rights (suffrage) b) Temperance c) African-American Rights d) Prison Reform
Tom Watson was a ____________ turned _____________.
a) Democrat turned Populist b) Progressive turned Democrat c) Populist turned Democrat d) Democrat turned Republican
How did the Bourbon Triumvirate help Georgia?
a) The helped the poor and middle class. b) They helped reform prisons. c) They brought in new industries d) They helped African-Americans get equal rights.
What does 'disenfranchise' mean?
a) To segregate facilities b) To integrate facilities c) To take away voting rights d) To take away alcohol
What industry did Georgia develop during this time period?
a) The mining industry b) The peach farming industry c) The textile industry d) The car making industry
What was decided in the 'Plessy v. Ferguson' Supreme Court Case?
a) Facilities had to be integrated b) The convict lease system was illegal c) Prison reform was necessary d) Facilities were allowed to be 'separate but equal'
Which Georgian was a journalist, economic speaker, and the spokesperson of the New South?
a) Tom Watson b) Henry Grady c) Booker T. Washington d) W.E.B. Dubois
Name the Georgian who was a Populist-turned Democrat. He developed the Rural Free Delivery Bill.
a) Joseph Brown b) Henry Grady c) Tom Watson d) W.E.B. DuBois
What BEST describes what the Populist Party supported?
a) Prison Reform b) The rights of farmers c) The Temperance Movement d) Women's rights
Why was the county unit system unfair?
a) The Populists were able to get all of the votes with the county unit system. b) The rural counties had all of the power with the county unit system. c) The urban (city) counties had all the power with the county unit system. d) The county unit system gave all the power to African-Americans.
Which political party was in control of Georgia after Reconstruction?
a) The Democrats b) The Republicans c) The Progressives d) The Populists
What were 'Jim Crow' laws?
a) Laws that took away the rights of women b) Laws that made facilities in the South integrate c) Laws that reformed prisons in Georgia d) Laws that segregated facilities in the South
Why was the International Cotton Exposition important?
a) It brought in industries to Atlanta b) It created tension between the North and South c) It reformed the prisons in the New South d) It created businesses for the Bourbon Triumvirate.
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