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Who were the first humans in Georgia?
a) European explorers
b) Paleo Indians
c) Seminole Indians
d) Nez Perce Indians

Georgia was important to England as a
a) Source of Gold
b) Buffer Colony
c) place of adventure
d) tourist colony

Mary Musgrove was James Oglethorpe's:
a) Wife
b) Business partner
c) interpreter
d) housekeeper

Taxes from this act were to help pay for French and Indian War:
a) Stamp Act
b) War Powers Act
c) Molasses Act
d) Tea Act

People who supported Britain during the Revolutionary War were called:
a) Patriots
b) Loyalists
c) Men of the Crown
d) Malcontents

Which Georgia hero used guerrilla tactics during the Revolutionary War?
a) Austin Dabney
b) Button Gwinnett
c) Elijah Clarke
d) William McIntosh

The Articles of Confederation called for:
a) strong federal government
b) all children to go to school
c) a strong leader
d) weak federal government

What land distribution system gave settlers 200 acres of land plus 50 acres for each family member?
a) land lottery
b) Yazoo land system
c) headright system
d) fairness policy

Which form of transportation led to the growth of Atlanta?
a) railroads
b) wagons
c) flatboats
d) stagecoaches

Who was murdered by Creek Indians for ceding all of the remaining Creek land in Georgia?
a) John Ross
b) William McIntosh
c) Sequoyah
d) Tomochichi

Abolitionists wanted to:
a) get rid of slavery
b) give women the right to vote
c) limit slavery to large plantations
d) feed the hungry

Dred Scott was:
a) a black Revolutionary soldier
b) a slave who sued for his freedom
c) a mayor of Atlanta
d) a college professor

How many states seceded from the Union in the Civil War?
a) 11
b) 13
c) 8
d) 6

The first conflict of the Civil War was:
a) Battle of Antietam
b) Battle of Chickamauga
c) Battle of Atlanta
d) Battle of Fort Sumter

President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation:
a) once the Civil War was over
b) before the Civil War began
c) after the battle of Antietam during the war
d) after his election

What battlefield was the site of a famous speech by President Lincoln?
a) Antietam
b) Bull Run
c) Gettysburg
d) Yorktown

What general burned Atlanta and marched his men to the Georgia Coast?
a) William Tecumseh Sherman
b) Robert E. Lee
c) Stonewall Jackson
d) George Patton

What is the name for the period after the Civil War when the South came back into the Union?
a) Redevelopment
b) Reconstruction
c) Regeneration
d) Restoration

After the Civil War, many freed slaves became:
a) Farm Owners
b) Sharecroppers
c) Household servants
d) college students

Which amendment abolished slavery in the United States?
a) 13th Amendment
b) 14th Amendment
c) 15th Amendment
d) 21st Amendment

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