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Chapter 14: Assessment Internet Activity

Want to show what you know? Use the Internet and the Web sites recommended below to gather additional information, broaden your knowledge, and complete the end-of-chapter Internet activity.

Using the Internet

Use the Internet and your library to research the life of a Georgia business or political leader from this chapter. Prepare a monologue based on the life of this person. Include the person's background, accomplishments, and life experiences. Prepare an outline of your monologue and a bibliography of your sources for your teacher. Present your monologue to the class in costume.

Catherine Evans Whitener honorees/ whitenerc.htm
A biography of Catherine Evans Whitener from The Georgia Women of Achievement site includes quotations and a link to additional information about this pioneering entrepreneur.

Henry W. Grady (1850–1889) nge/ Article.jsp?id=h-2451
The New Georgia Encyclopedia article on Henry Grady.

Charles Holmes Herty nge/ Article.jsp?id=h-2607
A biography of the man who invented new processes for resin and a method that helped create a new pulpwood industry in Georgia. From the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Atlanta Life Insurance Company nge/ Article.jsp?path=/ BusinessIndustry/ Business/ Insurance& id=h-862
A history of the successful company founded by Alonzo F. Herndon in 1905 is presented on a New Georgia Encyclopedia Web page with links to Herndon's home, maintained by the National Park Service, and a biography and photographs of Herndon.