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CRCT People Review Answers
  1. Booker T. Washington
  2. Hernando de Soto
  3. Tomochichi
  4. Maynard Jackson
  5. Andrew Jackson
  6. Sequoyah
  7. Nancy Hart
  8. Eugene Talmadge
  9. Carl Vinson
  10. John Marshall
  • 11. Hamilton Holmes Charlayne Hunter
  • 12. Jimmy Carter
  • 13. William T. Sherman
  • 14. Henry Grady
  • 15. Leo Frank
  • 16. Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • 17. James Oglethorpe
  • 18. Rebecca Latimer Felton
  • 19. Richard Russell
  • 20. Henry McNeal Turner

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CRCT People Review Answers
  • 21. Austin Dabney
  • 22. Alexander Stephens
  • 23. Mary Musgrove
  • 24. Andrew Young
  • 25. Elijah Clarke
  • 26. Tom Watson
  • 27. William B. Hartsfield
  • 28. Benjamin Mays
  • 29. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • 30. W.E.B. Dubois
  • 31. John Lugenia Burns Hope
  • 32. Abraham Baldwin William Few
  • 33. Alexander McGillivray
  • 34. Lester Maddox
  • 35. Button Gwinnett, Lyman Hall, George Walton
  • 36. Alonzo Herndon
  • 37. Ellis Arnall
  • 38. John Ross
  • 39. Ivan Allen, Jr.
  • 40. William McIntosh
  • 41. Herman Talmadge

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  • Headed Tuskegee Institute
  • Educator and Civil Rights advocate who stressed
    shared responsibility and education
  • Gave the famous Atlanta Compromise Speech
  • Booker T. Washington

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  • Spanish explorer who came to the New World in
    search of gold
  • Met and exploited the Native Americans during his
    exploration
  • Landed on the coast of FL and was the first
    European to see GA
  • Hernando de Soto

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3
  • Chief of Yamacraw Indians
  • Played an important role in creating peace
    between NA in GA and British
  • In 1734 he and his family traveled to England
    with James Oglethorpe
  • Tomochichi

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  • Atlantas airport is named in his honor
  • The first African American mayor of Atlanta
    (major southern city)
  • Elected mayor of Atlanta in 1973 and served for 3
    terms
  • Maynard Jackson

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5
  • Pressured the Cherokees to move west
  • Elected president of the US in 1828
  • Signed the Indian Removal Act to remove NA from
    GA
  • Andrew Jackson

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  • Cherokee
  • Created the Cherokee syllabary (written Cherokee
    language)
  • His written system allowed Cherokee to read,
    write, and publish Cherokee newspaper
  • Sequoyah

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  • The only woman who has a county named after her
    in GA
  • Spied on loyalists and told the patriot soldiers
    what she learned
  • According to some accounts, she shot at least two
    loyalists in the Battle of Kettle Creek
  • Nancy Hart

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  • Elected governor of GA 4 times. Won 4th election
    mainly because of opposition to school
    segregation
  • During 3rd term, GAs white public colleges lost
    their accreditation
  • One of GAs most controversial politicians.
    Considered both a political hero and racist bully
  • Eugene Talmadge

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9
  • US Congressman from GA who helped to build up the
    uS Navy in years leading up to WWII
  • Hundreds of ships were built at shipyards in
    Savannah Brunswick because of his contributions
  • Some called him Admiral because of these
    contributions
  • Carl Vinson

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  • Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court
  • In the 1832 case, Worchester v. GA, he decided
    that the Cherokee were a sovereign nation
  • GA refused to recognize the Supreme Courts
    ruling in this case, and President Jackson chose
    not to enforce ruling
  • John Marshall

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  • The first two African American students to attend
    UGA
  • They had to be escorted to UGA by state police
    officers
  • With support of Gov. Vandiver, they started UGA
    in January of 1961
  • Charlayne Hunter Hamilton Holmes

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  • Elected President of US in 1976
  • Born in Plains, GA- only president born in GA
  • Elected Gov. of GA in 1970, he took a firm stand
    against racial discrimination
  • Won Nobel Peace Prize in 2002
  • Jimmy Carter

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  • Began his March to the Sea in GA in May, 1864
  • Union General during the CW
  • During March to the Sea, his troops took
    everything they could see and destroyed much
    property
  • William T. Sherman

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  • Spokesman of the New South
  • Journalist from GA
  • Promoted industry crop diversification
  • Henry Grady

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  • Jewish man who was lynched because of
    anti-Semitism
  • In 1913, he was charged with the murder of Mary
    Phagan
  • His court case was a huge setback for GA and
    resulted in the rebirth of the KKK
  • Leo Frank

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  • Elected president of the US in 1932, and
    re-elected 3 more times
  • He died in Warm Springs, GA while he was still
    president
  • His close relationship to GA led to the Bell
    Aircraft plant being built here (later Lockheed
    Martin)

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  • Wanted to give the worthy poor a chance for a
    better life
  • He 21 trustees were granted the original
    charter for GA
  • Founder of colony of GA
  • James Oglethorpe

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  • Early supporter of Womens suffrage
  • In 1922, became the first woman to serve in the
    US Senate
  • Pushed for prohibition
  • Rebecca Latimer Felton

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  • US Senator from GA who served on the Senate Naval
    Affairs Committee
  • Responsible for helping GA to have military bases
    in every major city during WWII
  • Brought war time opportunities to GA by bringing
    military bases to GA
  • Richard Russell

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  • Bishop in the AME church
  • One of the first 29 African American legislators
    elected to GA General Assembly
  • Expelled from General Assembly when it was
    determined that blacks could vote but did not
    have permission to hold office
  • Henry McNeal Turner

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  • A slave who served under Elijah Clarke
  • The only African American to fight in the Battle
    of Kettle Creek (RW)
  • In recognition of his bravery, the state of GA
    gave him some land
  • Austin Dabney

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22
  • 1 of 3 representatives from GA who supported the
    Union and wanted to uphold the Compromise of 1850
  • Tried to prevent war and secession
  • Elected Vice-President of the Confederacy
  • Alexander Stephens

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  • Deerskin trader
  • Used her interpreter skills to maintain peace
    between NA British colonists in GA
  • Daughter of English Trader Creek Indian
  • Mary Musgrove

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24
  • An aide to Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Executive director of the SCLC
  • In 1972, he bacame the first African American
    from GA elected to Congress since the 1860s
  • Helped bring Olympics to GA in 1996
  • Andrew Young

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  • Defeated a force of more than 800 British at
    Battle of Kettle Creek
  • In June 1781, this Colonel and his militia took
    Augusta from the British
  • Led a Patriot militia group
  • Elijah Clarke

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  • Introduced RFD bill while representing GA in the
    US House of Rep. This required the US Postmaster
    to deliver mail to rural areas for free.
  • Worked to help poor, struggling farmers in GA
  • Leader of the Populist Party in GA
  • Tom Watson

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27
  • Longest serving mayor of Atlanta (served 6 terms)
  • Worked to build Atlantas aviation industry and
    the ATL airport was named in his honor
  • Promoted ATL as A City Too Busy to Hate
  • William B. Hartsfield

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28
  • President of Morehouse College
  • Distinguished African American minister,
    educator, scholar, and social activist
  • Emphasized 2 main ideas which became the basis
    for MLKs Civil Rights movement
  • Benjamin Mays

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29
  • Founded SCLC
  • Gave the famous I Have a Dream speech
  • Leader of the Modern Civil Rights Movement
  • Shot and killed April 4, 1968 in Memphis, TN
  • MLK, Jr.

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  • Civil Rights Leader who believed in total racial
    equality for African Americans
  • Founder of Niagara Movement which led to NAACP
  • Prominent professor at ATL University
  • WEB Du Bois

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  • This couple devoted their time to educating
    African Americans
  • He was the first African American president of
    Morehouse College and ATL University
  • She organized the Neighborhood Union
  • John Lugenia Burns Hope

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  • Signers of the US Constitution
  • The represented GA at the Constitutional
    Convention in 1787
  • Both were elected to Us Congress
  • Abraham Baldwin William Few

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  • Signed the Treaty of New York in 1790
  • Son of a European settler Creek Indian
  • Represented the Creek Nation throughout the RW
  • Alexander McGillivray

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  • Popular with Georgians who supported segregation
  • Elected governor GA in 1967
  • Moderated his views after his election but his
    career remained controversial
  • Lester Maddox

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  • Signer of the Declaration of Independence
  • They represented GA at the Second Continental
    Congress
  • They attended the Second Continental Congress
  • Button Gwinnett, Lyman Hall, Georgia Walton

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  • Established the Atlanta Mutual Insurance
    Association
  • Helped WEB Du Bois found the Niagara Movement
  • Worked as a barber his barbershops were known
    as the best in America
  • Alonzo Herndon

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  • Reformed the states prison system and lowered
    the voting age in GA
  • Defeated Eugene Talmadge and served as GA gov.
    from 1943-1947
  • Worked to bring Progressive Reform to GA
  • His reforms let blacks vote in GAs primaries
  • Ellis Arnall

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  • Established written constitution for the Cherokee
    Nation
  • In 1827, he became the principal Chief of the
    Cherokee Nation
  • He was aided by white missionaries in his appeal
    if the Indian Removal Act
  • John Ross

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39
  • By 1964, he was able to bring desegregation to
    all public facilities in ATL
  • Responsible for bringing the Braves major
    league football and basketball to ATL in 1960s
  • Served as mayor of AtL from 1962-1970
  • Ivan Allen, Jr.

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  • Led the Creek Nation from 1810-1820
  • Executed by the Creek Nation
  • In 1825, he was bribed by GA agents into signing
    away all Creek land in GA
  • William McIntosh

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  • While governor he started the first state sales
    tax in GA to improve public schools
  • He provided leadership for a new state
    constitution that expanded public education to
    grades 1-12
  • He reconstructed the state highway dept.
  • Herman Talmadge
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