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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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    The American South

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    still don't agree about the answers. Let's look at what might seem to be a simpler question: Where is the South? That's easy enough, isn't it? People more or less agree about which parts of the United States are in the South and which aren't. If I gave you a list of states and asked which are "Southern," all in all, chances are you'd agree with some of my students, whose answers are summarized in Figure 1. I don't share their hesitation about Arkansas, and I think too many were ready to put Missouri

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    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

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    Southern Social Structure

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    time in America, however, liberty had not yet graced the millions held in bondage by physical chains. Years before the the sectional divide violently disjointed the United States, disunion slowly crept in and corrupted the minds of law makers and average citizens alike. Decades of infighting and mutual distrust led the Southern United States to chart a different course than that of a “tyrannical” North.

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    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

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