ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS USING ATTACHED NOTES:
Study Guide: SPRING
Founded in 1733, Georgia was (compared to the
other colonies) _________________.
An outstanding leader in the establishment of
the Georgia colony in 1733 was _____________.
The basic motives for establishing the colony
Georgia between South Carolina and Spanish Florida were/was
Initially, the founders of the Georgia colony
sought to do the following, EXCEPT:
Georgia’s first base of operations (administrative
headquarters) was established at _________.
The economy of the Georgia colony was
essentially dependent upon the production of (which commodity)?
The improvement of the cotton gin had the
following impact upon the economy of Georgia:
During the Civil War (1861-1864), the State of
The first Governor of Georgia since
Reconstruction to publicly advocate racial equality was ___.
The first Republican Governor to be elected in
Georgia since Reconstruction was/is ________.
Compared to the other states in the Union,
Georgia has had ten different constitutions since its founding. This could be
explained mainly by _____________________________.
Georgia’s legislature is called the “Citizens’
Branch” of government because ___________.
Georgia’s bicameral legislature consists of a
In the Georgia General Assembly, administrative
floor leaders are chosen by ___________.
A resolution proposing an amendment to the
Georgia State Constitution must be approved by which of the following before it
is placed before the people for ratification?
Duties as president of the Georgia State Senate
are constitutionally prescribed for the _______.
A session of the Georgia State legislature, as
prescribed in the Constitution, lasts _________.
The individual who acts as the presiding officer
of the Georgia House of Representatives is formally known as the
Georgia currently uses the ___________________
to elect members of its General Assembly.
The Governor of Georgia serves a term of how
many years, and limited to how many consecutive terms of office?
Article V of Georgia’s 1983 Constitution
mandates the election of a governor, lieutenant governor, and six other
constitutional officers collectively referred to as ________________.
The hands of Georgia’s Governor are further
strengthened in the annual budget battle with the legislature by this
The Governor of Georgia is constitutionally
authorized to do the following EXCEPT___________ .
Which of the following is appointed by the
Governor of the State of Georgia?
To be a judge of Georgia’s Supreme Court, Georgia’s Courts of Appeals, or a Superior
Court of Georgia one must meet the following qualifications
Which of the following is NOT a constitutional
court in the State of Georgia?
With the EXCEPTION of probate court judges and
magistrates, judges in the State of Georgia are ________.
Unlike the U.S Constitution which has the Bills
of Rights as a set of amendments after the main constitution, Georgia’s Bill of
Rights is found _________________.
Which of the following elected officials serves
as the legal advisor to the Executive Department of the State of Georgia and
represents the state in court?
Which of the following is NOT true of Georgia’s
In a primary election in Georgia with three or
more candidates, where no one candidate gets a majority, the winner is
Which of the following officials has
responsibility for the coordination and supervision of elections in the State
Which of the following is NOT true of the
Georgia State Election Board?
Members of the Board of Regents of the
University System of Georgia are (method of selection)______________.
A “closed primary” election is one in which
The constitutional officers required for every
county government include the Sheriff, Clerk of the Superior Court, Judge of
the Probate Court, and the __________________.
The principal governing body of each county in
Georgia is called the _____________.
Pieces of legislation passed by county and municipal
governments are called _____________.
In the case
of bills passed by Georgia’s legislature after the thirty-fourth day of the
40-day session, the Governor _____________________.
Special metropolitan courts created by Georgia
General Assembly with jurisdiction in special areas like traffic violations are
The Superior, State, Juvenile, Probate, and
Magistrate courts in Georgia could all be classified as (type of court)
The constitutional protection for Georgia’s
legislators that prevents law suits against them for any speech made during
legislative sessions is known as the ______________.
The apportionment or representation in both
Georgia House and Senate is based on ________.
Which of the following is NOT a constitutionally
elected official in the State of Georgia?
Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives is ________________.
The non-lawmaking functions of Georgia’s General
Assembly include all of the following EXCEPT:
Georgia’s Supreme Court sits ______ justices en
banc, while Georgia Courts of Appeals sit judges in groups of
Georgia Governor’s limited judicial powers
include which of the following?
The powers of local governments in the State of
Georgia are primarily derived from (which constitutional provision?)
The total number of electoral votes the State of Georgia is entitled to in
presidential elections based on the 2010
The Georgia State Legislature convenes (how