HIST 3930 History of Georgia

This course covers the political, social, and economic history of the state of Georgia from colonial times to the present, including the vision of James Oglethorpe, early Cherokee land disputes, the rise of the cotton economy, the state's secession from the Union, Reconstruction, the Bourbon era, the effects of the New Deal, Martin Luther King, Jr., the fall of the county-unit system, and Jimmy Carter's election to the presidency. Particular emphasis will be placed on the state's relationship with the rest of the South and the rest of the nation. 


3 credits

Lecture Hours

3 hours