11.4 Georgia Post-World War Two

Main

County Unit System

1917 - 1962

Hartsfield Jackson International Airport created

04/16/1925

Forward Atlanta Commission started

1926

William Hartsfield 1st Mayorship

1937 - 1941

William Hartsfield 2nd Mayorship

1942 - 1961

Gov. Ellis Arnall's term

1943 - 1947

GI Bill of Rights

06/22/1944

Cold War

08/14/1945 - 12/26/1991

Korean War

09/09/1945 - 07/27/1953

The Baby Boom

1946 - 1964

Helen Douglas Mankin

February 12, 1946 - October 29, 1946

Gov. M.E. Thomson's Term

1947 - 1948

Berlin Airlift

06/24/1948 - 05/12/1949

Gov. Carl Sanders' term

1963 - 1967

MARTA created

1965

Title XI

1972

Maynard Jackson Mayorship

1973 - 1981

Gov. Busbee's term

1975 - 1983

Jimmy Carter's Presidency

1977 - 1981

CNN created

06/01/1980

Gov. Harris' term

1983 - 1991

QBE created

1985

Gov. Zell Miller's term

1991 - 1999

HOPE scholarship started

09/01/1993

1996 Summer Olympics

07/19/1996 - 08/04/1996

Gov. Sonny Perdue's term

2003 - 2011