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Term: Atlanta

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Located in NW central Georgia; in Civil War was key Confederate supply depot; burned by Sherman in 1864; epitomizes "New South" attitude of return to "business as usual" since Civil War; financial & commercial capital of SE & a leading national city. Capital of State of Georgia. BGN 1931 ranked 29th by population in the 1980 census

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American, born 1975
American, 1940 - 2009
American, born 1945