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Modern Georgia
Updated: 3/26/2020
Modern Georgia
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  • I'm Maynard Jackson and I helped bring the Summer Olympics to Atlanta and the expansion of the airport.
  • My name is Andrew Young and I was mayor of Atlanta from 1982-1990. I helped bring the Summer Olympics to Atlanta which brought the city a lot of money and tourists.
  • As governor, Jimmy Carter got rid of unneeded positions. He also assigned lots of women and minorities positions in the government.
  • Maynard Jackson
  • Andrew Young
  • Jimmy Carter as Governor
  • Short-Term Impact: 7,500 hotel rooms were added. This ended up bringing money to the state because when people stay there, they have to pay. It also allows more people to visit Atlanta which brings more money.
  • Long-Term Impact: The Olympics brought billions of dollars to the State of Georgia. This money helps build new attractions and buildings over the state, especially Atlanta.
  • Georgia's role in the National and Global Economy: TourismThe World of C
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