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|Creator:||Young, Jeffrey Robert|
|Title:||Slavery in antebellum Georgia|
|Date:||2003 Oct. 20|
Encyclopedia article about the role of slavery in Georgia's plantation economy. Discusses the estimated number of slaves at various points in Georgia's pre-Civil War history, the growth of cotton cultivation, role of slaveholders, and the Civil War and end of slavery.
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|Subjects:||Slavery--Georgia--History--19th century | Georgia--Race relations--History--19th century | United States, Georgia, 32.165622, -82.900075|
|Collection:||New Georgia Encyclopedia|
|Institution:||New Georgia Encyclopedia|
|Contributors:||New Georgia Encyclopedia (Project) | Georgia Humanities Council | University of Georgia. Press | Merrill-Hall New Media | GALILEO (Georgia statewide project)|
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Cite as: "Slavery in Antebellum Georgia," New Georgia Encyclopedia. Retrieved [date]: http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org.
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Forms part of the New Georgia Encyclopedia.
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