Abraham Baldwin

Featured Historical Topic: Abraham Baldwin


From the beginning of his arrival in Georgia, Abraham Baldwin was a recognized leader in the state, filling a role the state was very much in need of following the Revolutionary War. Loyalists, who had been banished from the state, had previously been the educated leaders governing during colonial times. With the confusion about the government after the Revolutionary War, Baldwin, who was wise, kind, educated, and intelligent filled this vital role, representing his state and proving to be a national asset through the drafting and ratification of the United States Constitution…

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