Georgia History (Lesson 11.4)

GA Between 1945 and 2005

Ellis Arnall is governor

1943 - 1947

GI Bill of Rights is passed

1944

Baby boom

1946 - 1964

Melvin E. Thompson is governor

1947 - 1948

The Cold War

1947 - 1991

The Berlin Airlift

1948 - 1949

Herman Talmadge is governor

1948 - 1955

The Korean War

1950 - 1953

Carl Sanders is governor

1963 - 1967

John Lewis is 3rd Chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

1963 - 1966

Julian Bond is a Member of the Georgia House of Representatives

1967 - 1974

Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) opens

1971

Jimmy Carter is governor

1971 - 1975

Title IX (a portion of the Education Amendments) is issued

1972

George Busbee is governor

1975 - 1983

Ted Turner opens CNN

1980

The H-J International Airport opens

1980

CNN opens

1980

Was founded by Ted Turner

Andrew Young is mayor

1982 - 1990

Joe Frank Harris is governor

1983 - 1991

Maynard Jackson is mayor

1990 - 1994

Zell Miller is governor

1991 - 1999

1996 Summer Olympics

1996

Roy Barnes is governor

1999 - 2003

Sonny Perdue is governor

2003 - 2011