Georgia Senate Debate on Expulsion of Black Legislators "As a species of baboon..." Sept. 1868

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The vote by the Georgia legislature to expel its Black members in September 1868 was a national sensation. The expulsion was introduced by the Democrats, but gained the support of many Republican senators. Here is a summary of the debate in the state senate:

Macon Weekly Telegraph
Friday, Sep 18, 1868
Macon, GA
Vol: XLII
Issue: 47
Page: 8

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