Georgia Vocabulary Lists

Slave Insurrection in Quitman

Vocabulary – Slave Insurrection in Quitman Conspiring Verb To agree together, especially secretly, to do something wrong, evil, or illegal. Insurrection Noun an act of revolt, rebellion, or resistance against civil authority or an established government. Plot Noun a secret plan or scheme to accomplish some purpose, especially an unlawful purpose Conspirators Noun a member […]

Vocabulary -Georgia’s Literacy Test

Vocabulary -Georgia’s Literacy Test Disenfranchise Verb To deprive a person of a right of citizenship, especially the right to vote. Amend Verb To change, alter, modify, or rephrase Impose Verb To lay down or enforce something that is required for everyone. Literacy Noun the state of being able to read or write Explicitly Adjective Clearly […]

Georgians at the Chicago World’s Fair

Vocabulary -Georgians at the Chicago World’s Fair Noun Positive development. Development, usually of a gradual kind, toward achieving a goal or reaching a higher standard Exposition Noun a large exhibition, e.g. of industrial achievements, sometimes international in scope Mired Verb To involve or entangle; to trap. Prosperity Noun A successful, flourishing, or thriving condition Delegation […]

Ty Cobb gets 3000th Hit

Vocabulary – Ty Cobb gets 3000th Hit Milestone Noun A significant event, development, or progress Plateau Noun An area of high ground. In this case a high level of success in sports Virtually Adverb For the most part; almost wholly; just about. Consecutive Adjective Following one another in uninterrupted succession or order; a logical sequence. […]

Beatles Play Atlanta

Vocabulary – Beatles Play Atlanta Beatlemania Noun a term that originated during the 1960s to describe the intense fan frenzy directed toward The Beatles during the early years of their success Press Conference Noun a meeting to which members of the press are invited to hear a prepared statement and usually to ask questions about […]

Leo Frank Lynching

Vocabulary – Leo Frank Lynching Lynching Verb to seize somebody believed to have committed a crime and put him or her to death immediately and without trial, usually by hanging Convicted Verb To be declared guilty Dispose Verb Get rid of – usually secretly Commuted Verb To reduce a legal sentence to a less severe […]

John Stith Pemberton Dies

Vocabulary – John Stith Pemberton Dies Herbal Medicine Noun a system of medical treatment based on the properties of medicinal herbs Pharmacy Noun the science or profession of dispensing medicinal drugs Druggist Noun a pharmacist who runs a drugstore Extracts Noun a concentrated or purified substance obtained by first using a solvent to dissolve this […]

First Black Soldiers in Combat in Georgia

Vocabulary – First Black Soldiers in Combat in Georgia Vowing Verb to promise something solemnly and seriously Insurrectionists Noun Rebels, involved in rebellion against the government Desperation Noun Hopelessness – a condition of being without hope

“Dutchy” Taken Down

Vocabulary – “Dutchy” Taken Down Toppled Verb To make something fall forward or tip over Anti-Confederate Adjective Opposed to the Confederate States of America Activist Noun Someone who is actively and sometimes aggressively in support of a certain cause Vibrant Adjective Energetic, full of loveliness or energy Memorial Noun something that is intended to remind […]

Georgia Women Gain Right to Vote

Vocabulary – Georgia Women Gain Right to Vote Suffrage Movement Noun The movement to give women the right to vote Reform Verb To change and improve something by correcting faults, removing inconsistencies and abuses, and imposing modern methods or values Amendment Noun A formal change to the text of the written constitution of a nation […]