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Warm Up Answer the TWO questions in a complete sentence on your WARM UP SHEET. 1.What are the differences between the land lottery and the headright system? 2.What was the Yazoo Land fraud and how did it change Georgia’s boundaries? Agenda: -Technology Choice Project Class Instructions: 1.Managers get folder. 21 st
Want to earn candy? Pick a chore, see Mrs. Berry and she will give instructions. Clean desks Clean buckets Clean white board Wipe shelves, file cabinet, Ms. B’s desk, and table. Pass out papers from the drawer Organize Papers
Technology Does it help or hurt?
Text Messaging Consider the Following Text Messaging: fast and efficient method of communication at your finger tips. Intended Consequences Eliminates long phone conversations Allows you to message quickly and instantly Unintended Consequence Loss of human interaction Contributes to the inability to spell and communicate effectively (SMH, LOL, BTW, BRB) 1,000s of vehicular deaths yearly.
Economic Growth In Georgia
Cotton Gin Description Tobacco was destroying the soil, so the state was looking for ways to make growing cotton profitable. Eli Whitney invented this tool Cotton was previously deseeded by hand at the rate of about ONE pound per day
How it worked… Video
Cotton Gin Intended Consequences Was able to remove the seeds from 50 pounds of cotton each day The south grew a majority of the world’s cotton by the end of the 19 th century Unintended Consequences Led to Westward Expansion Negatives: The south became dependent on one crop Increased slavery
Railroads Created as a better way to transport cotton 1832 Georgia’s first railroad was chartered Georgia was ranked in the top ten for railroad track mileage. Developed partially from the concept of the steamboat Built to be pulled by steam engines or horse. Video
Railroads Intentional Easier Transportation Solved issues of difficult transportation on rough roads Unintentional Took business from freight traffic along rivers The development of cities not along rivers Made Atlanta the first major American city to be built on a location without a navigable river
Mechanical Reaper Invented by Cyrus McCormick Wooden paddles fasten to the harness of a horse. As the horse was guided through the fields, the paddles turned and cut grain. Grain was previously cut by hand with a scythe Video
Mechanical Reaper Intentional Allowed farmers to cut six times the amount of grain Unintentional An industry emerged devoted to making agricultural production more efficient. Became an international sensation Impacted the Civil War by releasing 5 men for service per reaper. Increased competition lead to more development of agricultural machinery.