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When the university of georgia was incorporated by an act of the general assembly on january 27, 1785, georgia became the first state to charter a statesupported university. Atlanta ga oxford college history emory university. The university of georgia trivia book paperback june 1, 2004 by f. The floridageorgia football rivalry is an american college football rivalry game played annually by the university of florida gators and the university of georgia bulldogs, both members of the eastern division of the southeastern conference. Georgia southern university is the states largest and most comprehensive center of higher education south of atlanta.
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