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  1. $100 Question from GA What physical feature served as a barrier for covered wagons, forcing settlers going west to travel south through GA?

  2. $100 Answer from GA • Appalachian Mountains

  3. $200 Question from GA What were the first North to South transportations routes?

  4. $200 Answer from GA Rivers

  5. $300 Question from GA • Name three types of transportation that helped Georgia grow economically.

  6. $300 Answer from GA Steamboats Roads Railroads

  7. $400 Question from GA • What was the Yazoo Land Fraud Scandal? • AND • Why is it the biggest political scandal?

  8. $400 Answer from GA • Land speculators bribed members of Georgia’s state legislature, the General Assembly, to sell public land to them for extremely low prices.

  9. $500 Question from GA • Why did the State get involved in the building of Railroads?

  10. $500 Answer from GA • Building railroads was expensive • Businessmen were afraid they would lose their money if they invested in railroads. • Many plantation owners could not ship cotton by river; devastating the State’s economy.

  11. $100 Question from PIEDMONT Why did Georgia NEED railroads?

  12. $100 Answer from PIEDMONT Many cotton producing towns were far from navigable rivers

  13. $200 Question from PIEDMONT List, in order, the names of the two land distribution plans.

  14. $200 Answer from PIEDMONT Headright System Land Lottery

  15. $300 Question from PIEDMONT • Describe the Headright System

  16. $300 Answer from PIEDMONT • The head of a family received 200 acres of land plus 50 acres for each of his family members. People picked the best land available.

  17. $400 Question from PIEDMONT What are three reasons Georgia wanted more citizens after the Revolution.

  18. $400 Answer from PIEDMONT To turn the forests into farms. So Georgia would have a stronger voice in the National (U.S.) Government. To help Georgia’s economy grow.

  19. $500 Question from PIEDMONT Describe the Land Lottery. (Who could draw, how land size was determined, & what they could do with the land.

  20. $500 Answer from PIEDMONT • 21 year old white males • Orphans & Widows • Land lot size determined by the quality of the land. • People could farm it or sell it.

  21. $100 Question from ATLANTA Mostof Georgia’s early roads followed what?

  22. $100 Answer from ATLANTA Old Indian Trails

  23. $200 Question from ATLANTA Why was Atlanta called the Gate City?

  24. $200 Answer from ATLANTA • It was the main link between the Atlantic coast and the Midwest.

  25. $300 Question from ATLANTA After what event did Georgia’s Boundaries became what they are today.

  26. $300 Answer from ATLANTA • Yazoo Land Fraud

  27. $400 Question from ATLANTA • What did the United States promise after taking control of the land that is now Alabama and Mississippi.

  28. $400 Answer from ATLANTA • Promised to remove all Indians from Georgia. • Paid Georgia $1,250,000 for the land.

  29. $500 Question from ATLANTA • The Creek and the Cherokee were removed from their land for different reasons. Describe this.

  30. $500 Answer from ATLANTA • The Creek were removed due to the whites wanting their fertile land. • The Cherokee were removed due to the GOLD found on their land.

  31. $100 Question from CHEROKEE Name the Cherokee Capital

  32. $100 Answer from CHEROKEE New Echota

  33. $200 Question from CHEROKEE • Most of the Creek and the Cherokee were removed to what modern state?

  34. $200 Answer from CHEROKEE • Oklahoma

  35. $300 Question from CHEROKEE • How did the Cherokee attempt to fit in with White Society?

  36. $300 Answer from CHEROKEE • Developed a written language. • Wrote a Constitution like the US. • Hunting less, farming more.

  37. $400 Question from CHEROKEE What was the result of the Supreme Court case: Worcester V/S GA

  38. $400 Answer from CHEROKEE John Marshall decided that Georgia laws did not apply on Cherokee land. That the missionaries should be freed from prison.

  39. $500 Question from CHEROKEE • How did Governor Lumpkin and President Andrew Jackson react to this decision? • Include Jackson’s Quote

  40. $500 Answer from CHEROKEE • They both ignored the decision and refused to enforce it. • Jackson: “John Marshall has made his decision, now let him enforce it!”

  41. $100 Question from WMS • What was the Cherokee Phoenix?

  42. $100 Answer from WMS • Bilingual Newspaper. Written in both English and Cherokee

  43. $200 Question from WMS • What did George Guess or Sequoyah do for the Cherokee people?

  44. $200 Answer from WMS • Developed the Cherokee Syllabary. • Was used to teach the Cherokee to read and write their own language.

  45. $300 Question from WMS • How did Cherokee John Ross feel about Cherokee land & Removal?

  46. $300 Answer from WMS • He did not want to leave GA. • He was against removal and did not think the writes had the right to any Cherokee land.

  47. $400 Question from WMS • How did Cherokee Major Ridge feel about Cherokee land & removal? • Describe the Treaty of New Echota

  48. $400 Answer from WMS • He thought it was best to sell their land now and get money, or be forced out later. • He signed the Treat of New Echota which gave up all remaining Cherokee land in Georgia.

  49. $500 Question from WMS • Describe how William McIntosh betrayed the Creek. • What happened to him?

  50. $500 Answer from WMS • William McIntosh signed a treaty in 1825 with GA which gave up all remaining Creek land. • He did this without the knowledge or consent of the Creek Council. • He was executed by many Creek Warriors.