Today, we have fun facts about Georgia coloring pages you can download and print. These Georgia facts include two pages of the most interesting facts to color. They are perfect for kids and adults that love coloring activities involving American history. Use these Georgia state facts at home or in the classroom.
Did you know…?
Georgia is referred to as the empire state of the south due to the growth of the state’s textile industry in the antebellum period before the American Civil War. Cotton production was the most significant contributor to Georgia’s agricultural economy in this era.
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Not only is Georgia known for white gold, a.k.a. cotton but it’s also recognized as the home of the first gold rush! The Georgia gold rush officially happened in 1829, but gold was found in 1828 on land owned by the Cherokee Nation in the Appalachian Mountains. The Great Intrusion is where Cherokee Indians, native Americans, were removed from their homeland by the Indian Removal Act of 1830 so miners could dig for gold.
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Georgia Facts FOR KIDS
- Georgia is a southeastern U.S. state with beautiful coastal beaches, farmland and mountains. The capital city is Atlanta.
- Georgia is the 24th-largest state in area with 59,425 squre miles.
- On January 2, 1788, Georgia became the fourth state to ratify the United States Constitution.
- During the Civil Rights Movement, Georgia played an important role as the home state of many prominent civil rights leaders, including Martin Luther King Jr.
- The state of Georgia is the ninth most populous state of the 50 states of the United States of America.
- Georgia borders Tennessee, North Carolina; South Carolina; Florida; Alabama and the North Atlantic Ocean in the Southeastern United States.
- The state is nicknamed the Peach State because of its reputation for producing high quality peaches.
- The name Georgia comes from King George II of England after the state was colonized in 1732.
- The Georgia Colony was the last of the original colonies founded in British America, and then became the 4th state to join the Union.
- The Okefenokee Swamp is the largest swamp in North America and is home to many aquatic animals, such as American eels and Okefenokee pygmy sunfish.
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This coloring page is sized for standard letter printer paper dimensions – 8.5 x 11 inches.
This pdf file includes two coloring sheets loaded with Georgia Facts you don’t want to miss. Print as many sets as needed and give them to friends or family!
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