Unit 8 Test. What is the largest employer in the state of GA?. What country in Europe had a model Highway System that we took the idea from?. Who was the president at the time when the Interstate Highway System actually started?.
-Who served as Mayor of Atlanta from 1937-1961, -worked with Dr. MLK on ending lunch counter segregation-Asked the state of GA to allow people of Atlanta to decide whether or not to keep integrated schools open.
What bill did Congress pass that allowed soldiers to buy houses at a low interest , have education benefits, and received $20.00 a week in unemployment benefits for up to 1 year?
Who was the Mayor of Atlanta from 1962-1970, continued the integration approach, took down colored signs at city hall and integrated the city and fire department.
-Who was the Governor of GA in 1942- youngest GA in the nation at that time- lowered the voting age from 21 to 18 because he felt men should be able to vote if they were defending their country.