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In Georgia History

Redding Recorded “Respect”

Otis Redding, born in Dawson, Georgia, recorded “Respect,” which helped establish him as a major rhythm-and-blues star. To view an image of Otis Redding, see the Digital Library of Georgia.
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In Their Own Words

Georgia’s First Colonial Government Structure Established

Peter Gordon kept a journal of the first Georgia colonists’ voyage to and establishment of the colony of Georgia; on this day he described the establishment of their first form of government (which included himself). He also added serious concern...
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