Unit Review/Study Guide Directions: Use your textbook to answer the following review questions for the unit we’ve just completed



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Unit Review/Study Guide

Directions: Use your textbook to answer the following review questions for the unit we’ve just completed.

  1. What was the public policy of segregation known as in the South following the Civil War? Jim Crow Laws



  1. During the New South Era, why did Georgia host three "expositions" between 1881 and 1895? To attract new industries



  1. Why were "Jim Crow" laws passed in Georgia? To establish “separate but equal” for whites and blacks (segregate)



  1. The phrase "the New South" refers to an important period in Southern history that occurred at what time? During the late 1800’s (after Reconstruction)



  1. During the late 1800s, many Georgia Democrats believed that the "New South" prosperity depended on manufacturing rather than cotton. An important part of this involved what group or entity? Bourbon Triumvirate



  1. Why did the Populist Party of the 1890s fail to gain much support in the South? They called on black farmers and white farmers to work together



  1. What was a result of the "New South" movement in the 1870s and 1880s? There was a trend toward industrialization and diversification of agriculture.



  1. How should the economy of Georgia in the late 1800s be described?

rural and agricultural

  1. Name two strategies used to disenfranchise black Georgians in the early 1900s? poll tax, grandfather clause, owning property, & literacy tests



  1. The results of the legal case involving which person struck fear in Jewish southerners until the civil rights movement brought significant changes? Leo Frank



  1. Who was the son of a white master and a slave that went on to found the Atlanta Life Insurance Company, one of the most successful black-owned insurance businesses in the nation? Alonzo Herndon



  1. Who was the first black president of Atlanta Baptist College (which was renamed Morehouse in 1913)? John Hope



  1. What were services offered by the organization founded by Lugenia Burns Hope? Vocational classes for children, health clubs, and clubs for boys and girls and financial aid for the needy.



  1. What group was supported by Tom Watson, a Georgia populist? Farmers (alliance)



  1. Name 3 ideas or accomplishments of Rebecca Felton? She was against Bourbon T, women’s suffrage, and convict lease system



  1. Who or what benefited from the county unit system? Rural areas



  1. What did Plessy v. Ferguson give states the right to do? Continue segregation



  1. What racial issue, opposed by Booker T. Washington, did W.E.B. DuBois support? Political equality



  1. Which African American leader believed that a “Talented Tenth” of the African American population could serve as a leader for all other African Americans? W.E.B. DuBois



  1. What was the one single event that led to the start of World War I? the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand



  1. What were problems that led to underlying tension between the European nations prior to the start of World War I? Ethnic conflict, nationalism, ideological differences, political and economic rivalries



  1. In what ways did Georgia contribute to World War I? 100,000 men and women, military bases, prisoner of war camps



  1. What were events that caused the United States to enter World War I? Sinking of the Lusitania, discovery of the Zimmerman telegram



  1. What were accomplishments of Tom Watson? Leader of the populist party, established the Rural Free Delivery Bill



  1. What was the cause of the 1906 Atlanta Riot? Stories of violence by black men against white women


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