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Georgia became the fourth state in the Union when it ratified what document on January 2, 1788?

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1. Georgia became the fourth state in the Union when it ratified what document on January 2, 1788?
   Bill of Rights
   Federal Reserve Act
   Declaration of Independence
   Treaty of Paris
   Constitution
2. James Oglethorpe established the first permanent European settlement in present-day Georgia, creating which city?
   Savannah
   Augusta
   Marietta
   Macon
   Albany
3. Who did Oglethorpe beat on St. Simons Island, Georgia, to establish English claims to the land?
   French
   British
   Spanish
   German
   Mayan
4. Oglethorpe dreamed that Georgia would be a refuge for what group of people?
   Quakers
   Debtors
   Moravians
   Methodists
   Presbyterians
5. A wealthy colony, Georgia was the only colony wholly occupied by whom during the Revolutionary War?
   French
   Moravians
   Hessians
   British
   Prussians
6. Georgia was the site of the most notorious what during the Civil War?
   Prison
   Railroad
   Steelyard
   Mine
   Earthworks
7. General Sherman's Savannah Campaign is colloquially known as what?
   Atlanta Burning
   Gone with the Wind
   Sherman's March to the Sea
   Sherman's Shanty
   Blow to Bits
8. Peanuts, peaches, and what other produce item hold places as Georgia state symbols?
   Cotton
   Indigo
   Rice
   Green beans
   Vidalia onions
9. What beverage was first created in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1886?
   Pepsi
   Coca-Cola
   RC Cola
   Chocolate Milk
   Horchata
10. What artist was born in Albany, Georgia, in 1930 and always kept 'Georgia on his mind'?
   Ray Charles
   Michael Stipe
   Flannery O'Connor
   Eudora Welty
   Sonny Williamson