the New South
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born into slavery; became a
journalist who owned 1/4 of the Atlanta Constitution in 1880
president of the Atlanta Life Insurance Company; became one of the wealthiest black men of his time
planned the International Cotton Exposition; gave a speech about the New South at the event
became the first black man to earn a doctorate from Harvard University
worked for women's suffrage; became the 1st female US Senator
Rebecca Latimer Felton
president of Morehouse College and Atlanta University
began the NAACP
What does NAACP stand for?
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
What name was given to the laws that were meant to keep white and black people separate?
Jim Crow Laws
a group made up of three men: Colquitt, Gordon, and Brown
the Bourbon Triumvirate
Was accused of raping and killing a 13 year old girl named Mary Phagan
the governor of Georgia during the Atlanta Riot of 1906
What 4 things did the Bourbon Triumvirate believe in?
1) White supremacy
2) one-party politics
3) low taxes
4)l limited role for state government
politician who championed the small farmer and rural life
This politician blamed problems in GA on blacks (around 1906)
What does RFD stand for?
Rural Free Delivery (free mail service for rural people)
What did the Bourbon Triumvirate think about the future of the "New South" and GA?
manufacturing and industy were the way NOT growing cotton
the New South
people of the New South (Georgia History)