Georgia played a small role in the Revolutionary war (1775-83).
Slavery and corruption continued to spread. The friendly Creek and Cherokee nations were brutalized and exiled.
Railroad expanded greatly connecting Athens, Augusta, Macon, and Savannah and Atlanta (Terminus) was founded
Reformer, wants to clean up the mess made by the Federalists. Plans to repeal the Yazoo deal if elected. Father of Jeffersonian Party in Ga. Swept the election, takes office in 1796, rescinds the Yazoo purchase of year prior.