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This Day in Georgia History

July 02, 1861

Constitution of 1861 Approved

Georgia voters approved the Constitution of 1861, which had been adopted by Georgia’s secession convention on March 23. This was the first time the voters of Georgia directly participated in approving a new constitution. All previous state constitutions had been proposed and approved by special conventions.