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Slavery in antebellum Georgia

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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 | Georgia
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)
Online Publisher:2003-10-20
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Cite as: "Slavery in Antebellum Georgia," New Georgia Encyclopedia. Retrieved [date]: http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org.

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