Georgia Voices

Georgia Voices

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Published in 1966, this documentary history examines the history of Georgia from the first appearance of Spanish explorers to the hardships of the Civil War and Reconstruction. Through the accounts of those who experienced the events firsthand, Spencer Bidwell King Jr. allows the reader to experience colonialism, Revolution, and statehood. Within these distinctive eras, King discusses society, education, religion, literature, and the economic and cultural pursuits of the people. He combines extensive quotes from primary sources with historical information to create a continuous narrative. By using the voices of Georgians, King reveals the state's unique character and individuality.Of the ten such schools established between 1832 and 1843, three became colleges: Oglethorpe, Presbyterian; Emory, Methodist; and Mercer, Baptist. The Presbyterian schools were the Athens Manual Labor School, Gwinnett Labor Institute, anbsp;...

Title:Georgia Voices
Author:Spencer Bidwell King
Publisher:University of Georgia Press - 2010-06-01


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