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In Georgia History

Hartsfield Confident on Integration

Atlanta Mayor William Hartsfield expressed “faith and confidence” that the imminent desegregation of four Atlanta public schools would be carried out “with peace and good order.”
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In Their Own Words

Council of Safety Minutes on Loyalists

The following entry from the minutes of Georgia’s Council of Safety indicates members had little mercy for loyalists conspiring with the British: “… Whereas, it has been discovered by sundry informations that some perfidious persons, enemies to American freedom, continue...
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