From Slave South to New South: Public Policy in Nineteenth-Century Georgia

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INDEX
Abolition: of taxes, 24; of slavery, 77, 88, 90, 99-100, 118, 128, 131-32, 142-43
Academy for the Blind, 64, 74, 76, 78- 80, 105, 108, 146-51; blacks in, 149- 50
Age of Jackson, 23, 30
Alabama, 1, 9, 10, 15, 79, 136, 238 (n. 18); policy in, 30, 226 (n. 12), 237 (n. 31), 241 (n. 22), 256 (n. 2)
Alaska, 178
Albany, Ga., 43, 175
Altamaha River, 13
American Asylum, 75, 77
American Colonization Society, 235 (n. 4)
American Missionary Association, 156- 58, 163, 167
American Revolution, 7
American System: of Robert A. Lively, 23; of Henry Clay, 25; at state level, 25
Americus, Ga., 155, 175, 240 (n. 8), 254 (n. 12)
Anderson, John W. ( legislator), 21
Andrews, Sidney ( journalist), 60, 133, 135
Apalachicola River, 62
Appling County, Ga., 144, 146
Appomattox, Va., 140
Apprentice laws, 142, 144, 155
Appropriations Act of 1935 (U.S.), 207
Arkansas, 10
Asylum for the Deaf, 29, 47, 64, 74-80, 108, 146-51; blacks in, 147, 150
Athens, Ga., 13, 35, 47, 162-67, 180
Atkinson, William Y. ( governor), 180
Atlanta, Ga., 13, 162; population of, 12, 46; and railroads, 15, 29, 35-36, 172, 174; higher education in, 70, 162-65, 167-68; elementary education in, 152, 157-59; as state capital, 163, 174, 185; property valuation in, 187-88, 191; street taxes in, 196, 199
Atlanta Daily Intelligencer: quoted, 174
Atlanta Female College, 69
Atlanta Medical College, 70
Atlanta University, 162-65, 167-69, 211
Atlantic and Gulf Railroad, 34, 62; state investment in, 31, 37, 62, 105, 135, 172-73, 176, 183, 224 (n. 4)
Augusta, Ga., 12, 13, 15, 47, 92, 188; and railroads, 29, 34-35, 172, 174; education in, 70, 157, 169
Augusta Constitutionalist: quoted, 49
Augusta Daily Chronicle and Sentinel, 162; quoted, 55
Bainbridge, Ga., 163
Bainbridge, Cuthbert, and Columbus Railroad, 178
Baker County, Ga., 204
Baldwin County, Ga., 54, 57, 119, 197
Baltimore, Md., 12
Bank stock: state investments in, 25, 27- 28, 64, 84; tax on, 40, 225 (n. 3); University of Georgia annuity from, 69, 160-61, 211. See also Central Bank
Bartow County, Ga., 200
Beacher, Lumpkins, 146
Belcher, Edwin ( legislator), 177-78
Benning, Henry L. ( justice), 86-87
Berrien, John MacPherson ( U.S. Senator), 228 (n. 7)
Bibb County, Ga., 54, 90
Bigham, B. H. ( legislator), 119
Billups, Joel A., 248 (n. 7)
Black belt: defined, 15, 20-21, 228 (n. 5)
Blind. See Academy for the Blind
Blodgett, Foster, 171, 181
Blue Ridge Mountains, 15, 18

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