Chapter 14 Resources
Georgia Performance Standards CorrelationsSS8H6 The student will analyze the impact of the Civil War and Reconstruction on Georgia.
a. Explain the importance of key issues and events that led to the Civil War, including slavery, states' rights, nullification, the Missouri Compromise, Compromise of 1850 and the Georgia Platform, Kansas-Nebraska Act, Dred Scott case, election of 1860, the debate over secession in Georgia, and the role of Alexander Stephens. 232
c. Analyze the impact of Reconstruction on Georgia and other southern states, emphasizing Freedmen’s Bureau; sharecropping and tenant farming; Reconstruction plans; the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments to the constitution; Henry McNeal Turner and black legislators; and the Ku Klux Klan. 222–36
SS8E1 The student will give examples of the kinds of goods and services produced in Georgia in different historical periods. 224–26
The following topics that relate to this chapter are in the online New Georgia Encyclopedia and can be used by students for locating additional information. Following a link will take you to a list of New Georgia Encyclopedia pages related to the topic.
Georgia Timeline (Unit 5)
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