110: The Rise of Modern Georgia, Part I (Reconstruction and Growth) | Georgia Stories

110: The Rise of Modern Georgia, Part I (Reconstruction and Growth) | Georgia Stories
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This episode tells the history of Georgia's culture from the Civil War onward. The first segment discusses the importance of trains to Atlanta both during and after the Civil War. The second segment tells the struggles of the Reconstruction era, with particular focus on the lives of sharecroppers. The final segment discusses Georgia music starting in the Civil War and the lasting impact the music of the south has had on American musical forms.

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