New South (SS8H7)

SS8H7 Evaluate key political, social, and economic changes that occurred in Georgia during the New South Era.

  1. Identify the ways individuals, groups, and events attempted to shape the New South; include the Bourbon Triumvirate, Henry Grady, International Cotton Expositions, and Tom Watson and the Populists.
  2. Analyze how rights were denied to African Americans or Blacks through Jim Crow laws, Plessy v. Ferguson, disenfranchisement, and racial violence, including the 1906 Atlanta Riot.
  3. Explain the roles of Booker T. Washington, W. E. B. DuBois, and Alonzo Herndon in advancement of the rights of African Americans or Blacks in the New South Era.
  4. Examine antisemitism and the resistance to racial equality exemplified in the Leo Frank case.

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