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

Our helpful quiz/worksheet combo lets you check how well you know the important events in the history of the state of Georgia since 1970. Some of the subjects included in the multiple-questions here include a famous governor of Georgia, what the flag of Georgia is based on and some defining characteristics of the states found in the Sunbelt.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will check your ability to:

  • Identify the Georgia governor who began to first implement the changes of the 1970s
  • Outline the major priorities of this governor
  • Discuss the major issue resolved nationally in 1964 but not addressed in Georgia until the '70s
  • Provide defining characteristics of the states of the Sunbelt
  • Explain what the current flag of Georgia is based on

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the governor who began to implement the changes in Georgia that occurred nationwide in the 1970s
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the history of Georgia after 1970, like what defined the Sunbelt states
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what the current flag of Georgia is based on

Additional Learning

To learn more about this state, take a look at our lesson called Important Events in Georgia History Since 1970. This lesson is designed to help you achieve the following:

  • Explain when the state of Georgia ratified the 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution
  • Describe the governor's actions with regard to equal employment opportunities
  • Discuss the importance of Andrew Young and Maynard Jackson