Economics Resources for Georgia Studies by Standard

In eighth grade Georgia Studies, students study the major economic systems and industries that have impacted Georgia’s economic growth over time. The Georgia Business History Initiative (BHI) educates Georgia students about the pivotal role of Georgia’s leading businesses in the economic, cultural, and social development of Georgia and the United States. Through the pages below, explore primary source sets, document-based questions, and classroom-ready BHI materials aligned to the Georgia Standards of Excellence for eighth grade Georgia Studies, including Georgia’s four systems of transportation, Georgia’s industries and entrepreneurs, and personal finance.