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Georgia Studies | Georgia Public Broadcasting

GPB’s Georgia Studies digital collection brings an innovative, interactive experience to telling the story of Georgia’s history, culture, and geography. The collection includes student and teacher editions of the Georgia Studies digital textbook, over thirty virtual field trips, Georgia Race Through Time adventure game, and Georgia Stories video series.

Actived: Tuesday Apr 13, 2021

Detail: https://www.gpb.org/education/georgia-studies

GPB Television | Georgia Public Broadcasting

Posted: (0 seconds ago) History Rich's Remembered Culture Chinese Tea: Elixer of the Orient News and Public Affairs A Seat at the Table Arts and Music. More from Arts and Music. American Masters Austin City Limits Great Performances Live From Lincoln Center The Macon Sound PBS Arts ...

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Georgia Stories | GPB

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Georgia history for middle schoolers is chronicled through video features. More More. Eighth grade Georgia history comes alive in this video series that covers the founding of the peachstate, the Civil War, the civil rights era through 20th century history.

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News Articles: Georgia History - Georgia Public Broadcasting

Posted: (0 seconds ago) History; Savannah Skeleton, DNA Show Revolutionary War Hero Casimir Pulaski May Have Been Intersex Casimir Pulaski was born in Poland in 1745. After proving his military mastery in independence struggles across Europe, Pulaski moved to Boston in 1777.... April 19, 2019 | By:

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History Detectives | Georgia Public Broadcasting

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jul 15, 2014  · America's top gumshoes are on the case to prove once again that an object found in an attic or backyard might be anything but ordinary. Exploring historical objects and the stories behind them, History Detectives crisscrosses the country delving into legends, folklore and personal histories to discover potentially extraordinary objects in everyday American homes.

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New PBS Documentary Reveals History And Community Of ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Mar 20, 2020  · And for that to become the kind of center of something that allows us to ask much bigger questions about our housing policy, about the history of public housing, about the history of housing segregation, and how we got here. On why Lightfoot wanted to be a part of the documentary Lightfoot: Well, you know, it’s part of my history. It’s part ...

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News Articles | Georgia Public Broadcasting

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Apr 06, 2021  · History Royal Mummies Paraded Through Downtown Cairo In Museum Move The remains of 24 pharaohs, 18 kings and four queens, were relocated to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization on Saturday in an elaborate event designed to attract tourists to the new museum.

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Classroom Resources To Celebrate Women's History Month ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Feb 24, 2021  · In recognition of International Women's Day on March 8 and Women's History Month, we're celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women through the lens of leadership, language, and authorship. Use these free resources to examine the female voice and perspective while examining the significant contributions of women.

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Georgia Stories | Georgia Public Broadcasting

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The series was produced by GPB Education and supplement GPB’s full Georgia Studies digital library which includes: Georgia Studies digital textbook, 30 virtual field trips, and Georgia Race Through Time history adventure game.

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TV Shows | Georgia Public Broadcasting

Posted: (0 seconds ago) TV Shows: History Please select one or more options from the form filters and click Apply. Genre - Any - Arts and Music Culture Drama Food History Home and How To Indie Films News and Public Affairs Science and Nature

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A Brief History Of How Racism Shaped Interstate Highways ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Apr 07, 2021  · Part of President Biden's infrastructure plan aims to promote racial equity. Professor Deborah Archer says highway planners in the mid-20th century sometimes purposefully destroyed Black …

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Piracy & Plunder on the Georgia Coast | Georgia Public ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Begin a class list of ships and other maritime vessels (including pirate ships) that have a place in Georgia history and add to it as the study of Georgia progresses. Include as much information about them as possible such as dates, historical era, purpose or accomplishment of each vessel and its relationship to Georgia history.

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First Grade Social Studies Resources | Georgia Public ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Skill: Read about and describe the life of historical figures in American history. Describe how each historic figure in SS1H1a was influenced by his or her time and place. Describe how the historical figures in SS1H1a display positive character traits such as: fairness, respect for others, respect for the environment, courage, equality ...

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Georgia Race Through Time

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6 Picture Books That Celebrate Juneteenth | Georgia Public ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jun 17, 2020  · Today across the country, family and friends gather to celebrate and learn more about the history and experience of African Americans before and after slavery. Use these picture books to help young children understand the history of Juneteenth and celebrate the end of slavery in the United States. 1. Juneteenth for Mazie, by Floyd Cooper

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From River to Rail: Georgia's Transportation History ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) In the early 1800s there were no reliable means of transportation. Waterways were the easiest routes and most of Georgia’s larger cities grew up along rivers. Michelle Gillespie at Agnes Scott College and Lesa Campbell of the Southeastern Railway Museum explain how it took the steam powered locomotive to bring about a transportation revolution in Georgia.

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How A Small Georgia Town Became Ground Zero For A Landfill ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Sep 09, 2020  · Over the past two years, Ball Ground, a small town on the outskirts of Atlanta’s northern suburbs, has experienced two of Georgia’s largest landfill emergencies in recent history. This summer, the EPD ordered Waste Management of Metro Atlanta, Inc., the Pine Bluff landfill’s owner and a subsidiary of one of America’s largest waste ...

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St. Patrick's Day | Georgia Public Broadcasting

Posted: (0 seconds ago) History: Patrick's birthname was Maewyn. He was born in Roman Britain. He was kidnapped into slavery and brought to Ireland. He escapted to a monastery in Gaul (France) and converted to Christianity. He went back to Ireland in 432 as a missionary. While Christianity had already taken hold in the country, tradition has it that Patrick confronted ...

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From Rags to Riches: The Story of Alonzo Herndon | Georgia ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Alonzo Herndon, a former slave born in 1858 in Social Circle, sought to better himself and ultimately became Atlanta's first African-American millionaire. An entrepreneur at heart, he learned barbering and eventually opened his own shop in Atlanta called the Crystal Palace and later founded the Atlanta Life Insurance Company. Historian Marcellus Barksdale describes the Crystal Palace as ...

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Battleground: Ballot Box | The History Of Racist Voting ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Oct 12, 2020  · Section 5 applied to jurisdictions with a history of racial discrimination, which implemented literacy tests or had low voter registration numbers. Under Section 5, states like Georgia had to get permission from the federal Department of Justice to make changes in their voting laws, and the Department of Justice would have the authority to ...

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Did Jonesboro Change the Civil War? | Georgia Public ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Located about 20 miles south of Atlanta, Jonesboro was situated on the Macon & Western railroad, the last link of the supply route into Atlanta. Reenactor Peter Bonner describes the Battle of Jonesboro and had the outcome been different, the course of history may have been changed. Douglas Cubbison, a Union reenactor discusses the toll that bacteria and disease took on all soldiers throughout ...

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The War Between the States Reimagined as a Railroad War ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) John Gilbert takes students on a tour of the Big Shanty Museum (now renamed The Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History) and reveals that the Civil War was known as the railroad war because battles were fought up and down the rail lines. Dr. Gene Hatfield, a historian, recounts how repairing destroyed railroad tracks was mostly done by African American men.

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Roxy Theatre's History Brings New Life To Macon Black ...

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Posted: (0 seconds ago) Dec 03, 2020  · The neighborhood was called Greenwood Bottoms in homage to the Black Wall Street in Tulsa, Okla., where hundreds of people were killed in 1921 when a white mob attacked the district and burned it to the ground.

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News Articles | Georgia Public Broadcasting

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Kimberly Grayson took her high schoolers to the African American history museum in D.C. When students pressed their white teachers to take the same trip, a revised history curriculum quickly followed.

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Teaching Black History: Resources For All Ages | Georgia ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jan 25, 2021  · Black History Month is celebrated each year in the United States during the month of February to coincide with the birthday of President Abraham Lincoln on February 12 and Frederick Douglass on February 14. Here are resources to help teach students about the significant events and people in African-American history in the United States: 1.

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A Tour of the Underground Railroad | Georgia Public ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Savannah tour guide Ogbanna explains the Underground Railroad and the First African Baptist Church in Savannah, established in 1773. Murry Dorty of the Coastal Heritage Society explains how songs had hidden meanings to help and inspire runaways along the way.

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Conspiracy Charges Bring Proud Boys' History Of Violence ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Apr 09, 2021  · Joe Biggs, who is charged along with Nordean, brought a degree of media savvy to the Proud Boys, assisted in the group's growth and also has a history of violent rhetoric. In court papers, federal prosecutors have described Biggs as a key instigator of Proud Boys' violence with significant sway among its members.

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Gilded Roses: Thomasville and Northern Industrialists ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) According to Tom Hill, curator of the Thomas County Museum of History, the city of Thomasville in southwest Georgia provided the perfect playground for Northerners who profited from the Civil War and looked for a place to enjoy themselves and invest their monies. Jack Hadley, the great-grandson of a slave master and the grandson of a slave, was born at Pebble Hill Plantation and acknowledges ...

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News Articles | Georgia Public Broadcasting

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Texas Teacher Takes Her Students On A Road Trip Through U.S. History — Remotely When the pandemic forced high school teacher Cathy Cluck to rethink her teaching strategy, she went on a "Great American History Road Trip," holding virtual lessons along the way.

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'This Is About Lifting Culture,' Says History-Making ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Apr 07, 2021  · The film Judas and the Black Messiah has already made history at the Oscars. It's the first Best Picture nominee with an all-Black producing team, which includes two Kings and a Coogler: Ryan Coogler, Shaka King and Charles D. King, who brings a new vision for Hollywood.

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'Last Soul Company' Details The Story Of Malaco Records ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Mar 23, 2021  · A new book chronicles the history of Malaco Records, one of the oldest continuously run independent record labels in America and one of the biggest gospel labels in the world. Transcript. NOEL KING, HOST: Malaco Records is one of the oldest independent record labels in this country. In the '70s, it was known for soul hits.

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Born Into Slavery, She Founded A School For Black Children ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jun 20, 2020  · There are luminaries in the history of African-American Education, names Booker T. Washington, Lucy Craft Laney and Mary McLeod Bethune. But less well known are the other names behind the dozens of schools dedicated to educating black children in the Jim Crow South, names like Anna Wade Richardson

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News Articles | Georgia Public Broadcasting

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Oct 29, 2020  · At Black History Event, Harris Champions COVID-19 Bill For Its Aid To Black Americans The vice president touted how President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package would benefit Black Americans hit disproportionately hard by the coronavirus.

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Life And Work of Literary Icon Flannery O'Connor ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Mar 23, 2021  · Literary icon and Georgia native Flannery O'Connor is the subject of PBS American Masters.The program premieres Tuesday March 23 at 8 p.m. EST on GPB TV. GPB's News Leah Fleming spoke with co-directors Elizabeth Coffman and Mark Bosco about the process of finding fascinating details about O'Connor's life.

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Historic Amazon Union Vote Count Begins This Week For ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Mar 30, 2021  · The results will determine whether Amazon gets its first U.S. warehouse union. It's been dubbed one of the most consequential union elections in recent history. Transcript. NOEL KING, HOST: Around 5,800 Amazon employees in Bessemer, Ala., have now had a chance to vote on whether to unionize. The vote count starts today.

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News Articles: National Museum of African American History ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Kevin Young Named Director Of National Museum Of African American History And Culture "I am eager to engage further directions in the museum's mission, embracing our digital present and future while furthering conversations around Black history, art, liberation and joy," Young says.

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'Kill Switch' Examines The Racist History Of The Senate ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Jan 12, 2021  · "Kill Switch" is a history of how the filibuster started as a tool of Southern senators upholding slavery, and then later was used as a tool to block civil rights legislation. The book concludes with Senator Mitch McConnell's advances in the use of filibuster as an obstructionist tool.

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Roadtrippin' Through Georgia: The Interstate Highway ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Dr. Charles Floyd, a University of Georgia economist, notes the early history of roads in Georgia. Ludowici residents Harry Chapman, Mrs. Virgil Nail, Sammy Stapleton, and Robert Watford Mary Worth discuss the impact of the new highways systems on small Georgia towns. Two trucking firm owners discuss how vital the industry is to Georgia’s economy.

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| Nestled Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Elberton, Georgia

Posted: (0 seconds ago) According to Tom Robinson, executive vice president of the Elberton Granite Association, the abundance of granite in Elberton may also have something to do with Elberton’s nickname, "Granite Capital of the World." Geologists estimate that the granite deposit is 35 miles long, 6 miles wide, and 2 to 3 miles in depth. Bill Kelly, a historian for the granite history, recounts that area farmers ...

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All "history" Blogposts - Georgia Public Broadcasting

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Nov 02, 2020  · The Great Thanksgiving Listen is a national movement that empowers young people to create an oral history of the contemporary U.S. by recording an …

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A Brief History Of Alcohol (And The Lack Thereof) In ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Mar 08, 2018  · ISABETH MENDOZA: Tracing back the history of alcohol in our state, Native American tribes across the lands made their own fermented beverages long before James Oglethorpe arrived on the shore in 1733. Oglethorpe was a British General and member of Parliament seeking to resettle debt prisoners in Georgia.

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A Chapter In U.S. History Often Ignored: The Flight Of ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Feb 28, 2021  · "This history is to me most surprising because it shows us the side of Mexico as a place that actually was contributing to global debates about slavery and freedom," Baumgartner says. From the 1830s up to emancipation, she estimates 3,000 to 5,000 enslaved people fled south and crossed over to free Mexican soil.

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News Articles | Georgia Public Broadcasting

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Aug 14, 2020  · Author Lara Prescott joined Virginia Prescott for one of the Atlanta History Center’s virtual author talks. Her debut novel The Secrets We Kept, which became an instant New York Times best-seller, is about the CIA’s program to influence Russian thinking during the Cold War — with literature.Hear their discussion about the espionage plot and the real-life love story behind Dr. Zhivago.

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Local Experts Reflect On “The Gene” During Our Upcoming ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Mar 04, 2020  · This story is discussed in the new two-part documentary The Gene: An Intimate History, produced by Ken Burns and based on the best-selling book by Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee. The show focuses on three main aspects: the historical biography of the human genome, doctors currently at the forefront of genetic treatments, and present-day personal ...

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Virtual Learning Journey: Entrepreneurship in Georgia ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The Entrepreneurship in Georgia virtual field trip takes students on an exploration of Georgia’s unique economy, guiding them through five of the state’s largest companies and explaining each firm’s inception and business history, including expansion, economic impact, charitable endeavors, and much more.

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News Articles | Georgia Public Broadcasting

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Aug 28, 2019  · February is a time to celebrate influential figures in African-American history. And our guest today is certainly one of those trailblazing figures. February 22, 2017

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The DuPre Excelsior Mill's Untold Musical History — Before ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Dec 31, 2019  · History is unclear about the DuPre Excelsior Mill's actual construction date. Some point to a factory death that was reported in the Atlanta Constitution in 1899 at the "Excelsior Mill Works," but it's unclear if the article is referring to the actual DuPre mill or one of two other excelsior mills that were known to exist in the city at the time. . Three lawsuits filed in 1907 for accidents ...

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