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    Georgia Facts

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    Overview of the Republic of Georgia The nation of Georgia, the extent of West Virginia, is situated at the eastern end of the Black Sea (Black Sea drift nation) comprising of 5.4 million individuals. Oil courses through pipelines associating with Baku on the Caspian Sea. Embraced by the Caucasus Mountains, between the Black Sea and Caspian Sea, it is known for cordiality, theater, music, painting, and writing and is thought to be the origin of wine. Facts Capital: T'bilisi (Tbilisi) Flag: White rectangle, in its central portion a red cross connecting all four sides of the flag; in each of the four corners is a small red cross; the five-cross flag appears to date back to the 14th century. Anthem: National Anthem of the Republic of Georgia.Overview…

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    Rome, Georgia Geography

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    Rome, Georgia is a city in north Georgia. It is in the upper west corner of the state. Rome is near the foot hills of the Appalachian Mountains in Floyd County. Rome received its name because it was built on seven hills with three rivers running through it. That is how it received its name. The hills and rivers, the city reminded the people of Rome, Italy. Before the European settlers came to Rome, it was the home of the Creek and the Cherokee Indians. The land was very fertile and had good…

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    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 State Insect

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    Introduction The state I chose for my research paper is Georgia. I chose this state because my family lives there. I wanted to know about what was there and some interesting facts about Georgia. Another reason I chose this state is their main fruit is a peach. I mean, who doesn’t like peaches. I also chose it because if I ever go back and visit my family in Georgia I will know stuff about it. That is why I chose the state Georgia. State Insect Georgia’s state insect is the honeybee. The…

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    Georgia State Prison Essay

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    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…

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    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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    According to the charter of 1732, Georgia was made for charity, economics, and defense. The Good ship Anne was perfect and wonderful for the 114 passengers on the journey. It took exactly 57 days to get to place called Charleston, South Carolina on January 13th, 1733. We then traveled to Yamacraw Bluff where we talked to John and Mary Musgrove. Mary was going to translate for us when we talked to Tomichichi about settling down. They tried to make Georgia a success, but was it? In this letter I…

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    Savanna Georgia was founded by James Oglethorpe in 1733. It is George's oldest settlement and one of the first planned cities in America. Designed by Oglethorpe so that each family's property faced a public square which were then created to be small semi tropical parks. Today Savannah is one of the most beautiful cities in the south. Famous for her gardens, squares, and historical downtown district making tourism an essential element of savannas economy. Savannah's tourists come from all…

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    Cherokee Nation v Georgia was a United States Supreme Court case in the 1831. It was “one of the ten worst cases” (pg.87). “The Cherokee Nation was the first Indian tribe that went to the federal court in a major lawsuit to protect the political, human, and property rights of an American Indian tribe and its member from destruction by a state” (Pg.87). The case of the Cherokee Nation v. Georgia was filed by the Cherokee Nation one of America’s most well-known Native American tribes. Using this…

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    1830 when Andrew Jackson passed the Indian Removal Act (“Worcester”). As a result, new issues arose on a fight that had been around for centuries between the Native Americans and the Americans. One major collateral outcome of this act is the Supreme Court case, Worcester vs. Georgia. This case and the results of it turned out to be a major step forward for the Native Americans fighting for their rights and freedom during this time. There were many events leading up to the Supreme Court case,…

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