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Today in Georgia History
is a joint collaboration of the Georgia Historical Society & Georgia Public Broadcasting.

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August 21, 1907

Georgia's Literacy Test

It was a major blow to the rights of black Georgians. At the same time, a new phrase was born – the Grandfather Clause.

In 1907, Georgia Governor Hoke S...