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What are cotton and tobacco.
The two most important agricultural crops in Georgia.
What is the Indian Removal Act.
John Ross challenged this in the court case Worchester v. Georgia.
What is the Missouri Compromise.
The purpose of this was to maintain a balance of slave and free states.
Who is Alexander Stephens.
Vice-President of the Confederacy.
What is Andersonville.
A Georgia prison camp where 13,000 died in one year.
What is the cotton gin.
This invention meant that Georgia needed more slaves to handle the increased production of cotton.
What is Oklahoma.
All Indians in Georgia were to be moved to this state.
What is Popular Sovereignty.
The people's vote.
What is the Anaconda Plan.
North's plan to divide the south along the Mississippi River and blockade the south.
Who is Jefferson Davis
President of the Confederacy.
What is the Headright System.
100 acres for the head of household and 50 acres for each family member.
What is The Trail of Tears.
The nickname for the forced removal of the Cherokee from Georgia.
What is the Fugitive Slave Law.
This required all runaway slaves to be returned to their owners.
What is Battle of Fort Sumter.
First major battle in Georgia during the Civil War.
What is the Battle of Antietam
Bloodiest single day of the war.
What is the land lottery.
Indian lands were illegally given to settlers as a result of this game of chance.
What is gold.
This discovery helped push the Cherokee Indians out of their lands in North Georgia.
What is the Underground Railroad.
An organized escape plan for southern slaves.
Who is William T. Sherman.
Led the "March to the Sea".
What is Southern Independence.
Because the confederacy did not agree to the Emancipation Proclamation, it suggests that this, not slavery, was most important to the South.
What is the Yazoo Land Fraud.
This event led to Georgia's western boundary being moved from the Mississippi River to the Chattahoochee River.
What is New Echota.
The capital of the Cherokee Nation.
What is the Emancipation Proclamation.
This freed all slaves in rebellion states that did not stop fighting.
What is land and resources.
The capture of Atlanta divided Georgia and destroyed much of these two things.
What is States' Rights.
The thought that the national government has no right to tell states how to operate.