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  • Georgia State Prison Analysis

    Residing in the unincorporated Tattnall County outside of Reidsville, GA is the home of Georgia’s Department of Corrections (GDC), formerly the Georgia Industrial Institute, purchased by the state in 1937 for approximately 1.3 million dollars. The facility had renovation done in 2007. The prison originally housed juvenile delinquents. It’s now a medium security state prison. This prison is the oldest still running correctional institution in the state of Georgia. Just like Georgia’s state prison, South Carolina’s facility only houses men. Gaining accreditation by the American Correctional Association. The two prisons are both the largest and most dangerous correctional facilities in their states. South Carolina’s Lee Correctional Institution…

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  • Essay On Georgia State Flag

    Did you know that the state of Georgia was the last colony out of the first 13 colonies to be formed? Named after King George II, the colony was settled by James Oglethorpe in 1733, and it was considered a state by 1788. The purpose of the colony was to serve as a military buffer between the other 12 colonies and the Spanish Florida. During the Civil War, multiple battles took place in the colony, one of them being, “The Battle of Pickett’s Mill”, which occurred in 1864. Before the Civil War,…

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  • Georgia Voter Participation And Voter Turnout

    Georgia voter participation and voter turnout have varied over the years. Georgia is one of the strongest opening states to require a picture ID to cast an in person ballot and make it count. Nevertheless, photo ID is not commanded to cast an absentee ticket in Georgia. A number of residents of Georgia strongly supported the voter ID law to attack fraud during the election process. On the other hand, some labeled it a Jim Crow-era that would suppress the minority votes. Georgia offered all…

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  • The Indian Removal Act And The Cherokee Nation Versus Georgia

    Colonization was a time a disagreement, and independence was still an issue, for example, the Seven Years War. However, exploration was still very prevalent for new lands, and Native woman Sacajawea played an impressive part in that. Nevertheless, disagreements also formed between the Indian nations and the colonists such as the Indian Removal Act and the case of Cherokee Nation versus Georgia which included tribes all over like the five civilized tribes. From being forced off their land to…

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  • Georgia O Keeffe: About The Painter

    Georgia O’Keefe was born the second of seven children near Sun Prairie, Wisconsin on Nov. 15, 1887 (“Georgia O’Keeffe: About the Painter”). From the age of 13 (Stabb), she knew she wanted to become an artist, and she began her art career in 1905 by studying at the Art Institute of Chicago. She continued her education a year later at the Art Student’s League of New York. After working in Chicago as a commercial artist for a while, she moved to Texas to teach art (“Georgia O’Keeffe: About the…

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  • Gregg V. Georgia Case Analysis

    Gregg v. Georgia 428 US 153 (1976) History: The case of Gregg v. Georgia originated in the state of Georgia. The case originally took place in the Georgia Supreme court where the petitioner originally pleaded guilty to the charges brought against them. From there the petitioner challenged the decision and said the death penalty was cruel and unusual punishment under the eighth and fourteenth amendments. From this stage the case was then heard by the United States Supreme Courts. The United…

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  • The Death Penalty: Furman V. Georgia

    Georgia was the first in the United States to abolish the death penalty. This case dealt with three separate cases as a whole. All three cases dealt with African American males committing various crimes in the state of Georgia. The first male William Henry Furman was 26, had not completed the 6th grade, and was diagnosed as moderately mentally deficient, suffering from psychotic episodes. The next male, Lucious Jackson, was 21 and had escaped from imprisonment, then committed multiple crimes…

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  • Nunna Dual Tsuny Essay

    The citizens of Georgia were hungry for the gold which ran through Cherokee land, which made them desperate to remove the Cherokee. Southerners who wished to eliminate Native Americans from their homelands gave their support to Andrew Jackson, an army general who had led military operations against the Native Americans and a supporter of their removal. ( When Jackson became president of the United States, he supported Georgia in their goal to remove the Cherokee. Figures such as Davy…

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  • The Trail Of Tears: Response To The Indian Removal Act

    given no choice but to unwillingly give up their homelands and walk thousands of miles to a specially designated area labeled “ Indian territory” across the Mississippi River. Federal troops were sent to Georgia to forcibly remove the standing tribes, who had yet to vacate their lands. As a result, a few of the Cherokees agreed to accept western land and payment in exchange for relocation. This agreement, known as the Treaty of New Echota, was enforced in 1835 and gave Jackson the utmost power…

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  • Perdue And Green The Cherokee Removal Analysis

    Perdue and Green’s “The Cherokee Removal, A Brief History with Documents” is an introduction to the social and political period surrounding the removal of Cherokee Indians. The authors’ inclusion of many documents, shares with readers, the Indian voices as well as key political figures’ position on sovereign governance. This complex period is successfully outlined by Perdue and Green, with a chronological account of the Indians’ first encounter with Europeans through the inevitable journey,…

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