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  • Tennessee Essay

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    Have you ever wanted to know about what it is like in Tennessee? Then, this is the place to find it. This paper also has the history of some of the famous battles that happened there. Have you ever seen the land of Tennessee? The terrain reaches from the Appalachian Mountains to the Mississippi River and the area reaches to 41,220 miles. The highest point is at Clingmans Dome at 6,643 feet. above sea level, and the lowest point is the Mississippi River at 182 feet. The neighboring states are Mississippi

  • The Tennessee Tour

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    THE TENNESSEE TOUR Intro music: Rocky Top (Speakers come down center aisle dressed as famous Tennesseans. Each stops at top of steps and waves, then goes to place.) Davy Crockett: Evening folks…. We’re here to tell you all about the great state of Tennessee. I’m Davy Crocket, and I crossed the Appalachian Mtns to help settle the great state of Tennessee. I’ve carved my initials in many a tree… I killed a bear when I was only three. (bow and sit) Nancy Ward: I’m Nancy Ward and my people were the

  • Tennessee Williams

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    “Everything in his life is in his plays, and everything in his plays is in his life,” Elia Kazan said of Tennessee Williams. Williams, who is considered to be the greatest Southern playwright, inserted many of his own personal experiences into his writing, because he “found no other means of expressing things that seemed to demand expression” (Magill 1087). He stated that his primary sources of inspiration for his works were his family, the South, and the multiple writers he encountered in his life

  • Tennessee Williams

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    Tennessee Williams Thomas (Tennessee) Lanier Williams born March 26, 1911 in Columbus, Mississippi. The second of three kids. His father a shoe salesman and his mother the daughter of a preacher. Williams lived a family life of turmoil. His family often engaged in violent arguments during his youth. Williams got his first taste of fame in 1929 when he took third place in a national essay contest. Williams started college at the University of Missouri until his father forced him to quit

  • Historic Jonesborough, Tennessee

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    Historic Jonesborough, Tennessee Jonesborough is the oldest town in Tennessee; consequently, it draws people from all over the world. The town is known for its great amount of visitors during the story telling festival, Jonesborough Days, and during the fall, when some just like to roam the streets to check out the many interesting shops. For the first-time visitor, I recommend that your first stop to be to the Visitors Center. There are so many things to do in this small town you really

  • Tennessee WIlliams

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    IT is "OUT OF REGRET FOR A SOUTH that no longer exists that I write of the forces that have destroyed it," Tennessee Williams explained. This also seems to be the case for Kenneth Holditch and Richard Freeman Leavitt, the authors of the beautiful biographical album Tennessee Williams and the South'2 Holditch and Leavitt's book is alive with nostalgia for a South that no longer exists: a culture of grace and ease, of cavalier behavior and stoic endurance, a place where the romantic imagination is

  • Tennessee Williams

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    Tennessee Williams Tennessee Williams was born Thomas Lanier Williams on March 26, 1911 in Columbus, Mississippi. As a child, he lived with his mother and grandfather. When he was fourteen, Williams too first place in an essay contest sponsored by a national magazine, The Smart Set. At the age of seventeen, his first published story appeared in the August 1928 issue of Weird Tales. A year later Williams entered the University of Missouri but in 1932 he withdrew and took a job at the shoe factory

  • Gatlinburg, Tennessee

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    has become an area that East Tennessee State University students go to visit. Gatlinburg offers something for many; however, the city has some growing pains such as traffic and limited space. Thus, the city of Gatlinburg offers many things that a traveler could need and want, provided that he or she is willing to overlook the city’s rapid growth. Entertainment in the area is targeted at a wide variety of age groups and interests that include some of East Tennessee State University students. Gatlinburg

  • Chattanooga, Tennessee Case Analysis

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    Economy of Chattanooga, Tennessee The Chattanooga metropolitan area has economic specializations in two industries: manufacturing, and transportation and warehousing. The manufacturing industry accounts for 12.7% of employment in the Chattanooga metropolitan area, this share is 3.4% above the U.S. national average of 9.3%. Transportation and Warehousing comprise 10.1% of employment in the Chattanooga metropolitan area, a share much higher than the 3.5% U.S. national average (refer to Appendix A for

  • A Visit to the Bristol Caverns in Tennessee

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    A Visit to the Bristol Caverns in Tennessee The Bristol Caverns are over 200,000,000 years old and were used as a secret way of travel for the Cherokee Indians ( Being located in Bristol, Tennessee, the caverns are a part of the Appalachian Mountain Region. The Bristol Caverns are underground and considered a historical monument. During your visit to the caverns you can learn about history, while getting your exercise, at an affordable price. The Bristol Caverns