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    Oglethorpe, Founder State of Georgia
  Oglethorpe, Founder State of Georgia
James Edward Oglethorpe was an English general, a philanthropist, and a founder of the state of Georgia. It was through his initiatives in England in 1732 that the British government authorized the establishment of its first new colony in North Ameri...
 
    Coca-Cola
  Coca-Cola
The product that has given the world its best-known taste was born in Atlanta, Georgia, on May 8, 1886. Dr. John Stith Pemberton, a local pharmacist, produced the syrup for Coca-Cola®, and carried a jug of the new product down the street to Jacobs' P...
 
    Mitchell, Wrote Gone with the Wind
  Mitchell, Wrote Gone with the Wind
Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell was the American author who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1937 for her immensely successful novel, Gone with the Wind, that was published in 1936. The novel is one of the most popular books of all time, selling more copies tha...
 
    Jackie Robinson, Baseball Player
  Jackie Robinson, Baseball Player
Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson was an American baseball player who became the first black Major League Baseball (MLB) player of the modern era. Robinson broke the baseball color line when he debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947. As the first b...
 
    Jimmy Carter, 39th US President
  Jimmy Carter, 39th US President
Jimmy Carter, 39th President of the United States (1977-1981). His one-term presidency is remembered for the events that overwhelmed it - inflation, energy crisis, war in Afghanistan, and hostages in Iran. After one term in office, voters strongly r...
 
    Otis Redding, Soul Singer
  Otis Redding, Soul Singer
Otis Ray Redding was an influential American deep soul singer, probably best known for his posthumous hit single, "(Sittin' on) the Dock of the Bay." According to the website of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (where he was inducted in 1989), Redding'...
 
         



 
 
         
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