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[[ READ DOWNLOAD ]] ☔ Democracy Restored: A History of the Georgia State Capitol ☠ This stunning, fully illustrated history of the Georgia Capitol not only pays tribute to a grand old edifice but also vividly recounts the history that was made and that continues to be made within and without its walls The Georgia Capitol is a place where, for than a century, legislators have debated, governors have proclaimed, and courts have ruled It is also a place where countless ordinary citizens have gathered in lively tour groups, angry protest mobs, and at times solemn funeral processionsAs Timothy J Crimmins and Anne H Farrisee move through the major periods in the Capitol s history, they tell three interwoven stories One is a tale of the building itself, its predecessors, its design and construction, its occasionally ill considered renovations, and the magnificent, decade long restoration begun inAlso revealed is how the gradual accumulation of statues, flags, portraits, and civic rituals and pageants has added new layers of meaning to an already symbolic structure The third story the authors tell is of the legislative and judicial battles that sought to limit or extend democratic freedoms Some of these events were high drama fisticuffs during a prohibition debate, Eugene Talmadge s strong arm eviction of the state treasurer from the statehouse, the Three Governors Controversy, and an African American protest in the segregated cafeteriaFrom the laying of the cornerstone into the present, successive generations of Georgians have created a distinctive history in and around the Capitol as they have exercised, or sought to gain, their rights Today the Georgia Capitol remains a working center of state government, and its history continues to unfold