SS8H11 Evaluate the role of Georgia in the modern civil rights movement. a. Explain Georgia’s response to Brown v. Board of Education including the 1956 flag and the Sibley Commission. b. Describe the role of individuals (Martin Luther King, Jr. and John Lewis), groups (SNCC and SCLC) and events (Albany Movement and March on Washington) in the Civil Rights Movement. c. Explain the resistance to the 1964 Civil Rights Act, emphasizing the role of Lester Maddox.
SS8H12 Explain the importance of developments in Georgia since the late 20th century a. Explain how the continued development of Atlanta under mayors Maynard Jackson and Andrew Young impacted the state. b. Describe the role of Jimmy Carter in Georgia as state senator, governor, president, and past president. c. Evaluate the short-term and long-term impacts of hosting the 1996 Olympics on Georgia’s economic and population growth. d. Analyze Georgia’s role in the national and global economy of the 21st Century, with regard to tourism, Savannah port expansion, and the film industry.