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  • Southern United States Cuisine

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    In comparison to the northern colonies, the southern colonies were quite numerous in their agricultural diet and failed to have a central region of culture. The uplands and the lowlands created up the two main elements of the southern colonies. The slaves and poor of the south typically ate an identical diet, that consisted of the many of the native New World crops. salt-cured or smoke-cured pork typically supplement the vegetable diet. Rural poor typically ate squirrel, possum, rabbit and alternative

  • Slavery in the Southern United States

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    being smuggled from Cuba hijacked their ship, Amistad, and had plans to sail back to their mother land, Africa. Their plans failed miserably due to the fact that none of them knew how to sail or had a sense of direction, and were caught by the United States Revenue Service and were taken to Africa by the help of John Quincy Adams and funding from American abolitionists. After a few years another similar event occurred and they landed in the Bahamas, where slavery was illegal. Although the ship revolts

  • The Cherokee Tribe of the Southern United States

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    The Cherokee tribe resided in the Southeastern United States as Native Americans that ultimately assimilated into a surprisingly civilized, agricultural-based society. Some white Americans met Cherokee assimilation with reluctance. They believed in the futility of Cherokee assimilation and supported the relocation of the Cherokee to lands ceded by the Louisiana Purchase. The Cherokee resisted these demands. Tensions rose over who had jurisdiction to define which lands belonged to whom. People were

  • The Relationship of Southern Sudan With Northern Sudan and the United States

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    The purpose of this paper is to discuss the relationship southern Sudan has with northern Sudan and the United States. Northern and southern Sudan fought wars in pursuit of religious freedom and control over natural resources, mainly oil. The United States of America has been a chief contributor of humanitarian aid, advocate for independence and unity in Sudan. Sudan's farthest boundaries straddle Africa's two cultural regions: the Islamic north and the Christian south. Within each of the two

  • The Effects of Erosion and Loss of Marsh Land in the Southern United States

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    Motivation for Research and Objectives Louisiana contains approximately 40% of the coastal wetlands of the lower forty-eight states. Louisiana has lost up to forty square miles of marsh per year for several decades (accounting for 80% of the nation’s annual coastal wetland loss) (lacoast.gov). From a hydrologic standpoint, the wetlands replenish aquifers, hold excess floodwaters from intense rainfalls, and provide storm surge protection. The Nation also benefits from Louisiana’s coastal lands

  • Naive Art: Southern United States and Balkans Region of Southeastern Europe

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    congruence in the rich (often naturally derived) color choices, distorted or fantastically unreal use of scale and perspective, and a seemingly optimistic or grandiose take on reality. I've chosen to compare the works of Naïve Artists from the Southern United States and the Balkans region of Southeastern Europe, to explore where their similarities and differences stem from, and to ask the question, what is it about their environment that impacts their art? My theory is that many of the similarities in

  • A Historical Analysis and Comparison

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    redefine itself and enter a new era. The reconstruction of the Southern states as well as Chicago, after the devastating events, also present many similarities. The Chicago World’s Fair, also known as The Columbian Exposition, sought to restore Chicago and retain its former wealth. Comparatively, the reconstruction of the South also allowed the southern states to re-establish themselves as a prosperous and contributing part of the United States. Both events also led the nation to shift its focus from the

  • The Impact Of Southern Women's Use Of Slavery On Southern Women

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    Essentially southern women had little to no power outside of their domestic homes, and supported slavery as a means to escape the domestication that was demanded by the Antebellum South, by relying on the use of their slaves to handle women 's domestic chores and duties, while they focused on appearing as the ideal southern wife. The only way for women to escape their domestic responsibilities while keeping their image of a good wife, was through the purchase and use of slaves for their domestic

  • The Legacy of Lynching in the South

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    Lynching: the mob murder of someone who might be considered a public offender. While white Southerners may have considered themselves vigilantes, in reality they were killers with biased intent. In the Southern United States during the 1960s, lynching occurred frequently relative to standards such as today. Though lynching changed the lives of people directly connected to victims, they also changed mindsets and actions where they occurred and around the nation. Thus, the motives of racial based

  • After the Civil War: The New South

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    Was there a New South after the Civil War? What elements marked or did not mark the New South? After the Civil War, the South was in a state of political turmoil, social chaos, and economic decline. Contrary to popular belief, Northerners did not subject Southerners to unethical or inhumane punishment. The time post Civil War was filled with efforts toward reconstructing the South, yet there is the strong question if there even is a New South. Yes, there was somewhat of a New South economically

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