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University of Georgia

Photo of a stature at the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia virtual field trip provides students with an in-depth look at both the creation of the first state-chartered institution and its founder, Abraham Baldwin. It also provides information about the school’s past struggles with social issues such as racial and gender discrimination.

Learning Objectives

  • Examine Abraham Baldwin’s role in the establishment of the University of Georgia.
  • Analyze the impact segregation had on the progression of the University of Georgia.
  • Engage in critical thinking with discussion questions that probe enduring understandings in social studies.

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