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Here, for the first time is a brief, balanced, and up-to-date history of Georgia from the early Native Americans to the twenty-first century. Based on the most recent research, GEORGIA: A BRIEF HISTORY surveys the people and events that shaped our state's history in a style that reads easily and flows effortlessly.
|Publisher:||Mercer University Press|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||1 MB|
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Natives, Europeans, and the Founding of Georgia 1
Chapter 2 Royal Colony and Revolution 30
Chapter 3 Land Frauds, Lotteries, and Indian Removal Scandal 53
Chapter 4 Planters, Plain Folk, and the Enslaved 75
Chapter 5 Secession and Civil War 101
Chapter 6 Post-Civil War Georgia 130
Chapter 7 The Progressive Era and Jim Crow 158
Chapter 8 The Depression, New Deal, and World War II 181
Chapter 9 The Civil Rights Era 204
Chapter 10 Modern Georgia 224
Further Reading 266