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What have we talked about so far

What have we talked about so far?

Why land was in such demand.

  • Tech advancements

    • Cotton gin

    • Mechanical reaper

    • Railroads


What have we talked about so far1

What have we talked about so far?

Why land was in such demand.

  • Tech advancements

    • Cotton gin

    • Mechanical reaper

    • Railroads

      How land was distributed to meet that demand.

  • Headright

  • Land lottery


What have we talked about so far2

What have we talked about so far?

Why land was in such demand.

  • Tech advancements

    • Cotton gin

    • Mechanical reaper

    • Railroads

      How land was distributed to meet that demand.

  • Headright

  • Land lottery

    Now let’s look at how some of that land was used.


The university of georgia

The University of Georgia

  • Most Georgians had never been to school

    • If they attended, it would only be long enough to get the “3 R’s”

  • 1784- 20,000 acres

    • Donated by Abraham Baldwin

  • 1785 University of Georgia chartered

    • 1st Univ. open to ALL people, not just the rich

  • “Land grant university”

    • Land was donated (granted)

    • Originally called “Franklin College”

      • The first building was named the Franklin building

  • White males only

    • Women not admitted until 1918


What have we talked about so far

FOLLOW THE MOVING CAPITAL!


Spread of baptist and methodist churches

Spread of Baptist and Methodist Churches

Turn to page 54 in your CRCT Test Prep book

Read the section about the spread of churches on your own and answer the remaining questions on your worksheet.

Your work will be collected at the end of class.


Food for thought

Food for thought…

Is there any group of people that might be affected negatively by the sudden growth and expansion of Georgia?


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