Georgia: Georgia History Passage and Questions
Are you studying about the history of Georgia? If so, this 2 page passage is perfect to use as an introduction or review. It covers some basic topics in Georgia history spanning from the 1500's to the 1960's.
It offers brief information on these topics:
●Creek and Cherokee Tribes
●Hernando de Soto visiting Georgia
●James Oglethorpe and Savannah
● Hostilities with Britain and American Revolution
● Slavery and Cotton Gin
● Discovery of Gold and Trail of Tears
●Georgia seceding from the Union
●Martin Luther King Jr. and Civil Rights
NOTE: remember, this is most likely not going to include every topic you want to discuss. You will probably even want to elaborate on the topics I have included, as this is just the basics to get you started or to review
In addition to the passage, there are 13 questions for students to answer related to the passage. For example, there is one on the definition of secede, one on how the cotton gin affected slavery, and more.
An answer key is also included.
This passage can serve many purposes: Use as a whole class read aloud and discuss, assign it individually, use as homework, assign it for a sub activity, use it to introduce Georgia history to the class, use it to review topics before state testing.... so many possibilities.
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