"Whether he is spiteful, playful, witty, kind, cold, drunk, sober, angry... it is always in the wrong place or to the wrong person." - description of John Adams

Early and Antebellum America (1789-1860)

As the 1800s progressed, the increasingly sharp division between free and slave states defined a large part of American society. Eventually this division would spark a Civil War.

Georgia Encyclopedia -- "Land Lottery System"

The distribution of frontier lands was fraught with political difficulties. Many different methods were used, but a unique solution was devised in Georgia -- the Land Lottery.

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