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8th Grade Georgia History Vocabulary.

Post Civil War practice of contractinga free person to work a plot of land for a landowner. Paymeny was usually a portion of the crop at harvest.
a) Contract System
b) Wage Labor
c) Share Cropping
d) Gang Labor

Which was not a reason for original establishment of Georgia as the 13th colony?
a) To help the worthy poor
b) To end religious discrimination
c) To protect other colonies from Spain
d) To provide raw material to Great Britain

Amendment that made slavery illegal in all States
a) 13th
b) 14th
c) 15th
d) 16th

This tax was meant to have American colonists help pay for the French and Indian War. It placed o tax on paper products such as documents and playing cards.
a) Stamp Act
b) Intolerable Acts
c) Townsend Act
d) Sugar Act

The idea that citizens of individual states should vote on the decision to be a slave or free state.
a) Dred Scott Decision
b) Election of 1860
c) Sectionalism
d) Popular Sovereignty

Which Acronym is used to describe the first crops that Georgia colonists attempted to grow?
a) W.R.I.S.T.
b) S.A.L.M.A.
c) S.H.I.E.L.D.
d) N.E.S.W.

Who won the French and Indian War?
a) France
b) Indians
c) Spain and France
d) Great Britain and American Colonists

The Battle of Bloody Marsh is an example of how the Georgia colony succeeded in its purpose as
a) Debtor colony
b) Buffer colony
c) non-slave colony
d) Trading Post

The first part of the DDeclaration of Independence that states, it introduces the reasons for the document
a) Grievances
b) Preamble
c) Articles of Confederation
d) Declaration

Document that granted the Trustees the right to establish the colony of Georgia in the name of King George III:
a) Charter of 1732
b) Proclamation of 1763
c) Townsend Act
d) Compromise of 1850

Donating time and or money to help solve social problems/charity work
a) Mercantilism
b) Philanthropy
c) Preamble
d) Emancipation

Cash crop grown of colonial Georgia that is used to produce a blue dye:
a) Silk
b) Wine
c) Rice
d) Indigo

Which Compromise at the Constitutional Convention created a two house legislature
a) Three-Fifths Compromise
b) The Great Compromise
c) Missouri Compromise
d) Articles of Confederation

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