Important Events in Georgia History Since 1970


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The changes of the 1970s were first really implemented with the election of who as governor of Georgia?

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1. Which of these was a major priority of Jimmy Carter as governor of Georgia?

2. What issue was resolved on a national level in 1964, but wasn't truly addressed in Georgia until the 1970s?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Review what you know about the history of Georgia since 1970 with this quiz and worksheet combo. This resource assesses your understanding of the changes and the noteworthy events in this time period.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet check your understanding of:

  • Who implemented the changes of the 1970s when he became governor of Georgia
  • Carter's major priority as governor of Georgia
  • The challenge that needed to be addressed in Georgia even though it was already settled at the national level
  • Characteristics of the states in the Sunbelt

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you read the major priority of Jimmy Carter as governor and interpreted it correctly
  • Information recall - remember characteristics of the Sunbelt states
  • Knowledge application - use what you read about the flag of Georgia to answer a question about what it is based on

Additional Learning

In the lesson Important Events in Georgia History Since 1970, you can find a more extensive review of this topic. This lesson provides a deeper explanation of:

  • When Georgia ratified the 19th Amendment to the Constitution
  • Carter's accomplishments as governor
  • Important points of Carter's 1971 inaugural address
  • Who Andrew Young was
  • Crops of the South
  • How a flag notes change in Georgia