Southern States Test

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  • 1
    1. Augusta officials would not allow the first regular train service that ran from Charleston to Hamburg, South Carolina continue across the bridge into _______
    c. Georgia
    b. The Atlantic Ocean
    a. Tennessee
    d. North Carolina
  • 2
    2. Who or what was the “Best Friend of Charleston”?
    c. The president of the US
    d. The famous car driven to transport cotton
    b. A locomotive
    a. South Carolina
  • 3
    3. Shipping cotton by wagon over dirt roads was __________________________.
    b. Fast and inexpensive
    a. Slow and expensive
    c. A good choice
    d. The method most used
  • 4
    4. After the W&A’s southern end was determined in 1836, they drove a stake into the ground and marked it “Terminus”. What does “Terminus” mean?
    c. End
    d. First
    a. South
    b. Beginning
  • 5
    T/F 5. The invention of the railroad boosted the development of Georgia. _______________________________
    I Don't Know
  • 6
    6. On Christmas Eve 1840, a locomotive made the first run, from Terminus to Marietta. ___________________
  • 7
    7. Why was Terminus renamed “Marthasville”? __________________________________________________
    after the wife of ex-governor Wilson Lumpkin.
    after the daughter of ex- governor Wilson Lumpkin.
    after the first train.
  • 8
    8. What three cities were trade centers, important to our economy, and located at the Fall Line? _______________________________________________________________________
    Chattahoochee, Charleston, and Chattanooga
    Macon, Atlanta and Savannah
    Milledgeville, Columbus and Macon,
    Columbus, Augusta and Chattanooga
  • 9
    When was the fourth line, the Atlanta and West Point, was completed, linking Georgia's rail system to Alabama?
    It hasn't yet
  • 10
    How many names did Atlanta have?

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