2 Deal program that created new jobs in order to build parks, sewer systems, bridges, etc.
4 FDRs plan to ease and lead America out of the Great Depression
5 New Deal
6 Elected as President of the United States in 1932; elected to a total of four terms of office as president (served longer than any other president);
7 Franklin D. Roosevelt
8 Powerful governor of Georgia during the 1930s and 1940s; very critical of Franklin D. Roosevelt and his New Deal programs
9 Eugene Talmadge
10 Economic crisis in the United States from 1929 until the start of WWII; began with the Stock Market crash on Black Tuesday (October 29, 1929).
11 Great Depression
12 Name given to the systematic extermination (killing) of 6 million Jews and 5-6 million other undesirables by Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany during World War II.
14 Sneak attack against a U.S. naval base in Hawaii by the empire of Japan on December 7, 1941.
15 Bombing of Pearl Harbor
16 Georgia city visited by Franklin D. Roosevelt many times during his presidency (beginning in 1924); site of the Little White House and the location of FDRs death.
17 Warm Springs
18 Served 25 consecutive terms in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1914 to 1965; helped to expand the U.S. Navy during this time period by creating bills that built new Navy bases and ship building factories.
19 Carl Vinson
20 Served in the U.S. Senate for 38 years; helped to improve the military preparedness of the United States by increasing the military budget and helping to create additional military bases in Georgia.
21 Richard Russell
22 Three major transportation systems in Georgia
23 Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, Deepwater Sea Ports and the Interstate Highway System
24 Served as mayor of Atlanta from (6 terms; longer than any other mayor) ; after his death Atlanta Airport was renamed after him.
25 William B. Hartsfield
26 Under this system only white citizens were allowed to vote in the primary elections.
27 White Primary
28 Symbol of Georgia; changed to include the Confederate Battle Flag (St. Andrews Cross); became a controversy between whites and blacks
30 U.S. Supreme court case that overturned Plessey vs Ferguson and ruled that segregation was unconstitutional
31 Brown vs Board of Education, (Topeka, Kansas)
32 Civil Rights leader that used a non- violent approach to end racial segregation
33 Dr. Martin Luther King
34 1 st African American mayor of a major southern city (Atlanta)
35 Maynard Jackson
36 Former aid to MLK who was instrumental in getting the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta
37 Andrew Young
38 Elected U.S. President in 1976 (only president from Georgia)
39 Jimmy Carter
40 Segregationist Georgia Governor who promised to bring back the white primary (his father was also Georgia Governor)
41 Herman Talmadge
42 Which continent is Georgia located on
43 North American
44 Which region in Georgia receives the most rainfall per year
45 Blue Ridge Region
46 Who was the last Royal Governor of Georgia
47 James Wright
48 The first name for Atlanta
50 Georgias five capitols in order SALMA
51 Savannah, Augusta, Louisville, Milledgeville, Atlanta