The student will explain how the Interstate Highway System, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, and Georgia's deepwater ports help drive the state's economy.
a. Explain how the three transportation systems interact to provide domestic and international goods to the people of Georgia. 450–53
b. Explain how the three transportation systems interact to provide producers and service providers in Georgia with national and international markets. 450–53
c. Explain how the three transportation systems provide jobs for Georgians. 450–53
SS8CG3 The student will analyze the role of the executive branch in Georgia state government.
a. Explain the qualifications, term, election, and duties of the governor and lieutenant governor. 441–43
b. Describe the organization of the executive branch, with emphasis on major policy areas of state programs. 440–54
SS8E1 The student will give examples of the kinds of goods and services produced in Georgia in different historical periods. 450–53
SS8E2 The student will explain the benefits of free trade.
a. Describe how Georgians have engaged in trade in different historical time periods. 450–53
b. Explain Georgia’s role in world trade today. 450–53
SS8E3 The student will evaluate the influence of Georgia's economic growth and development.
a. Define profit and describe how profit is an incentive for entrepreneurs. 451–52
b. Explain how entrepreneurs take risks to develop new goods and services to start a business. 451–52
c. Evaluate the importance of entrepreneurs in Georgia who developed such enter prises as Coca-Cola, Delta Airlines, Georgia-Pacific, and Home Depot. 451–52
SS8E4 The student will identify revenue sources and services provided by state and local governments.
a. Trace sources of state revenue such as sales taxes, federal grants, personal income taxes, and property taxes. 454–56
b. Explain the distribution of state revenue to provide services. 445–46
c. Evaluate how choices are made given the limited revenues of state and local governments. 454–56