Ss8h5 Unit 5 Development Of Georgia

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  • 1. 
    In the headright system how much land was given to the head of the house.
    • A. 

      5 acres

    • B. 

      200 miles

    • C. 

      600 square miles

    • D. 

      200 acres

  • 2. 
    Who invented the cotton gin?
    • A. 

      Eli Whitney

    • B. 

      Alexander McGilivray

    • C. 

      William McIntosh

    • D. 

      John Marshall

    • E. 

      Sir Isacc Newton

  • 3. 
    The city of Louisville was named after__________?
    • A. 

      Louis

    • B. 

      The king of England

    • C. 

      John Smith

    • D. 

      King Louis the 16

  • 4. 
    What did the court case of Worchester v. Georgia decied about the removal of the Cherokee?
    • A. 

      Unfair

    • B. 

      Constitutional

    • C. 

      Unconsitutional

    • D. 

      Good idea

  • 5. 
    Why were the railroads so important?
    • A. 

      It allowed good to be transported faster

    • B. 

      Farms no longer needed to be near rivers

    • C. 

      It was cheaper than wagon

    • D. 

      It created the city of Atlanta

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 6. 
    What city was once called Terminus?
    • A. 

      Augusta

    • B. 

      New Orleans

    • C. 

      Atlanta

    • D. 

      Milledgville

  • 7. 
    The methodists and Baptists spread through the south because of _________ ?
    • A. 

      Lectures

    • B. 

      Televangelists

    • C. 

      Tent revivals

    • D. 

      Radio broadcasts

  • 8. 
    What was discovered in Dahlonega
    • A. 

      Silver

    • B. 

      Gold

    • C. 

      Iron

    • D. 

      Fruit

  • 9. 
    The spread of Methodist and Baptists earned the south the title of the ________?
    • A. 

      Bible Thumpers

    • B. 

      Bible Rope

    • C. 

      Church Place

    • D. 

      Bible Belt

  • 10. 
    What was forced removal of the Cherokee later called?
    • A. 

      The Long Walk

    • B. 

      The Great Walk

    • C. 

      The Trail of Walking

    • D. 

      The Trail of Tears

  • 11. 
    Who went to Washington to try and help the Cherokee keep their land?
    • A. 

      John Smith

    • B. 

      John Ross

    • C. 

      John Marshall

  • 12. 
    Who is the Supreme Court judge that ruled the Cherokee could keep their land?
    • A. 

      John Smith

    • B. 

      John Ross

    • C. 

      John Marshall

    • D. 

      Thurgood Marshall

  • 13. 
    This cheif created the Syllabary.
    • A. 

      William McIntosh

    • B. 

      Sequoyah

    • C. 

      Crazy Horse

    • D. 

      Alexander McGillivray

  • 14. 
    What Creek cheif was killed for sell his tribes land for $200,000?
    • A. 

      Alexander McGillivray

    • B. 

      William McIntosh

    • C. 

      Crazy Horse

    • D. 

      Sequoya

  • 15. 
    What group of Chreek wanted peace with white people?
    • A. 

      White sticks

    • B. 

      Redsticks

    • C. 

      Cherokee

    • D. 

      Creek

  • 16. 
    What Creek chief signed the treaty of New York?
    • A. 

      Sequoyah

    • B. 

      Alexander McGillivray

    • C. 

      Crazy Horse

    • D. 

      William McIntosh

  • 17. 
    What group of Creeks hated white people?
    • A. 

      Cherokees

    • B. 

      Red Sticks

    • C. 

      White Sticks

    • D. 

      Oconee

  • 18. 
    Why were Georgians upset about the Yazoo Land Fraud?
    • A. 

      Land that was supposed be given away was sold

    • B. 

      The land was given away

    • C. 

      The president kept the money

  • 19. 
    A major religious movement that swept through the United States between 1790 and 1830 which helped increase interest in religion.
    • A. 

      Syllabary

    • B. 

      Embargo

    • C. 

      The Second Great Awakening

    • D. 

      Revival

    • E. 

      Cotton

  • 20. 
    Was extremely important to the Southern economy and became the dominant cash crop for the entire South.  
    • A. 

      Syllabary

    • B. 

      Embargo

    • C. 

      The Second Great Awakening

    • D. 

      Revival

    • E. 

      Cotton

  • 21. 
    A system of writing that used symbols to represent syllables; this was the first written language developed by Native Americans.
    • A. 

      Syllabary

    • B. 

      Embargo

    • C. 

      The Second Great Awakening

    • D. 

      Revival

    • E. 

      Cotton

  • 22. 
    term used when one particular country stops trade with another country.
    • A. 

      Syllabary

    • B. 

      Embargo

    • C. 

      The Second Great Awakening

    • D. 

      Revival

    • E. 

      Cotton

  • 23. 
    A meeting meant to interest people in religion.
    • A. 

      Syllabary

    • B. 

      Embargo

    • C. 

      The Second Great Awakening

    • D. 

      Revival

    • E. 

      Cotton

  • 24. 
    A Cherokee Indian who developed the first writing system for Native Americans.
    • A. 

      John Marshall

    • B. 

      Abraham Baldwin

    • C. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • D. 

      Sequoyah

    • E. 

      William McIntosh

  • 25. 
    A former representative for the state of Georgia, this individual founded the University of Georgia.
    • A. 

      John Marshall

    • B. 

      Abraham Baldwin

    • C. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • D. 

      Sequoyah

    • E. 

      William McIntosh

  • 26. 
    This person was the Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court and determined that the  Indian Removal Act of 1830 was unconstitutional.
    • A. 

      John Marshall

    • B. 

      Abraham Baldwin

    • C. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • D. 

      Sequoyah

    • E. 

      William McIntosh

  • 27. 
    Was the Principal Chief of the Creek Nation and was executed by his own people for signing away the rest of the Creek land to the United States federal government.
    • A. 

      John Marshall

    • B. 

      Abraham Baldwin

    • C. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • D. 

      Sequoyah

    • E. 

      William McIntosh

  • 28. 
    Became the seventh president of the United States in 1828 while running under a campaign that stressed the importance of Indian removal.
    • A. 

      John Marshall

    • B. 

      Abraham Baldwin

    • C. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • D. 

      Sequoyah

    • E. 

      William McIntosh

  • 29. 
    Alexander McGillivray was…
    • A. 

      A famous Cherokee Chief who fought for the rights for the Cherokee Nation through the federal court system.

    • B. 

      A famous Creek Indian Chief who was murdered by his own people for signing away the rights to Creek land to the United States federal government.

    • C. 

      A famous Creek Indian who represented the Creeks during the American Revolution and helped protect Creek rights, as well as centralize their power.

    • D. 

      A famous Creek Indian who signed the 1790 Treaty of New York on behalf of the Cherokee people.

  • 30. 
    Under this system, each white male that counted as a head of a household had the right to receive up to 1,000 acres of land.
    • A. 

      The Georgia Land Policy System

    • B. 

      The Compact System

    • C. 

      The Great Western Migration

    • D. 

      The Head-Right System

  • 31. 
    For a small fee, any white male twenty-one years of age could win land.  Up to 30 million acres of land were given away through this system.
    • A. 

      The land lottery process

    • B. 

      The Louisiana Purchase

    • C. 

      The Creek Indian Removal

    • D. 

      The Yazoo Land Fraud

  • 32. 
    This became the new capital of Georgia in 1786.
    • A. 

      Savannah

    • B. 

      Louisville

    • C. 

      Atlanta

    • D. 

      Augusta

  • 33. 
    In 1803, the_______________took place and more than doubled the size of the United States.
    • A. 

      Yazoo Land Fraud

    • B. 

      Trail of Tears

    • C. 

      Louisiana Purchase

    • D. 

      Lewis and Clark expedition

  • 34. 
    • A. 

      The cotton gin was an invention that deseeded cotton bolls at a much faster rate than humans.

    • B. 

      The invention of the cotton gin led to an increased demand for farmland in order to produce more cotton.

    • C. 

      The invention of the cotton gin led to an increased demand for slave labor throughout the South.

    • D. 

      The invention of the cotton gin helped improve working conditions for southern slaves.

  • 35. 
    Which famous event brought attention to the Cherokee land and influenced thousands of new  settlers to invade Cherokee territory?
    • A. 

      The Battle of Horseshoe Bend

    • B. 

      The War of 1812

    • C. 

      The 1829 Dahlonega Gold Rush

    • D. 

      Worchester v. Georgia

  • 36. 
    Choose the statement that is incorrect.
    • A. 

      During the early 1800s, canals and railways were built across the United States and contributed to an easier and faster way to ship and trade goods.

    • B. 

      As a result of the development of canals and railways, the United States population began to spread due to an ease in transportation.

    • C. 

      Due to the construction of canals and railroads, the development of new towns and cities spread throughout the United States.

    • D. 

      E. The construction of canals and railroads throughout the United States did little to support trade, as well as the exchange of commerce between the states.