Georgia Studies (GPS)

Browse NGE Correlations to the Georgia Performance Standards

The Georgia Performance Standards for eighth grade Georgia Studies were adopted in 2007 and phased out in 2017. They were replaced by the Georgia Standards of Excellence. You can still browse NGE correlations to the Georgia Performance Standards below.

Eighth Grade

Georgia Studies: Historical Understandings (GPS)

Georgia Studies: Geographic Understandings (GPS)

Georgia Studies: Government/Civic Understandings (GPS)

Georgia Studies: Economic Understandings (GPS)

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Hank Aaron (b. 1934)

"Hammerin' Hank" Aaron, a player for the Atlanta Braves, hit 755 home runs, a record that stood unchallenged until 2007, during his

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Alfredo Barili (1854-1935)

In 1880 the Italian-born pianist Alfredo Barili became the first professional musician to move to

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Masters Tournament

First played in 1934, the Masters Tournament is one of golf's four "major" events, alongside the U.S. Open, the British Open, and the PGA Championship.

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Zell Miller (1932-2018)

Zell Miller played a significant role in Georgia politics during the last half of the twentieth century, serving as mayor,

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Courtesy of Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries