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Established in 1785, Franklin College, a land grant university, was also known as;
a) Georgia State
b) Georgia Southern
c) The University of Georgia
d) Georgia Tech

In a land grant university, who gives the land?
a) Native Americans
b) The General Assembly
c) Governor Lyman Hall
d) The Federal Government

The chronological order of the capitals of Georgia was;
a) Savannah, Atlanta, Louisville, Milledgeville, Augusta
b) Savannah, Augusta, Louisville, Milledgeville, Atlanta
c) Sunbury, Augusta, Lexington, Milledgeville, Atlanta
d) Sunbury, Augusta, Louisville, Milledgeville, Atlanta

Why was the capital of Georgia moved to Louisville?
a) The capital moved as the population moved.
b) The governor of the state of Georgia was from Louisville.
c) Georgia wanted to honor King Louis XVI of France.
d) Louisville was built to rival Philadelphia, our nation\'s capital.

By 1860, along with the Baptists, this denomination was the largest in Georgia.
a) Catholic
b) Jewish
c) Episcopal
d) Methodists

Under this system, each white male counted as a "head" of a family and had the "right" to receive up to 1,000 acres.
a) Yazoo Land Fraud
b) Manifest Destiny
c) Georgia Land Rush
d) The Headright System

For a small fee, any white males 21 years or age or older could buy a chance and spin a wheel and win land. This was known as;
a) The Headright System
b) Manifest Destiny
c) Land Lottery
d) Yazoo Land Fraud

The Yazoo Land Fraud occurred because land companies;
a) claimed land that had been acquired illegally.
b) took land from the Native Americans by force.
c) bribed legislators so they could buy land cheaply.
d) made illegal treaties with the Native Americans.

The inventor who revolutionized the cotton industry was;
a) Eli Whitney
b) Cyrus McCormick
c) Abraham Baldwin
d) Samuel Worchester

Which mode of transportation was developing in Georgia just before the Civil War which was very important to Georgia's war effort and post-war economic development?
a) automobiles
b) railroads
c) canals
d) steamboats

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