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  Piedmont (United States) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Piedmont is the plateau region of the eastern United States which lies between the Atlantic Coastal Plain, from which it is divided by the fall line, and the eastern mountain ranges, the Appalachian Mountains.
In the Southeast, the Piedmont is marked by red, iron-stained clay--weathered from the granitic bedrock beneath and uncovered by generations of poor farming practices.
The Piedmont region is closely associated with the blues style that originated there in the early part of the 19th century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Piedmont_(United_States)   (408 words)

  
 New Georgia Encyclopedia: Piedmont
The boundary of the Piedmont on the southeastern side is the fall line, which generally separates the crystalline rocks of the Piedmont from the sedimentary rocks of the Atlantic Coastal Plain.
In Georgia and the Carolinas the rivers mostly rise in the Piedmont and flow to the southeast, cutting through the metamorphic rocks that extend in the direction of the ocean underneath the sandy soils of the Coastal Plain.
When the Piedmont was settled by Europeans, the removal of the mature forest and replacement of the vegetation with tobacco or cotton crops resulted in rapid erosion of the soil followed by reduction in yield of the crops.
www.georgiaencyclopedia.org /nge/Article.jsp?id=h-2126   (1187 words)

  
 United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The United States of America, also known as the United States, the U.S., the US, the U.S.A., the USA, the U.S. of A. the States, and America, is a country in North America that extends from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean and shares land borders with Canada and Mexico.
The United States Constitution is the supreme legal document in the American system, and serves as a social contract between the people of the United States and their government.
The economic history of the United States is a story of economic growth that began with marginally successful colonial economies and progressed to the largest industrial economy in the world in the 20th and early 21st century.
www.donkeylink.com /en/United_States.htm   (5295 words)

  
 United States Encyclopedia Article @ Tribbiani.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Columbia remained a popular name for the United States until the early 20th century, when it fell into relative disuse; but it is still used poetically and appears in various names and titles.
Articles of Confederation, uniting the states under a weak federal government, which operated from 1781 until 1788, when enough states had ratified the
Northern states were opposed to the expansion of slavery whereas the Southern states saw the opposition as an attack on their way of life, since their economy was dependent on slave labor.
www.tribbiani.org /encyclopedia/United_States   (1600 words)

  
 Piedmont Park
Nearly 3,000,000 people a year visit Piedmont Park, making it one of the most heavily used parks in the Southeastern United States.
Piedmont Parks grounds were part of the battle at Peachtree Creek during the civil war, at the time of general Sherman's attack on Atlanta.
Piedmont Park is the oldest and largest park in the Atlanta Metro region.
www.angelfire.com /in/piedmontpark/theparknew.html   (243 words)

  
 Piedmont United Way serving Culpeper, Fauquier, Orange, Madison, Rappahannock
The Piedmont United Way annual campaign is crucial to the stability of our health and human service agencies serving the counties of Culpeper, Fauquier, Madison, Orange and Rappahannock.
Piedmont United Way is continuing to transform from being just an organization that raises funds and then distributes funds to partner agencies in a grant making process to an organization that also takes an active role in regional and local issues where there is a clear community need.
Piedmont Volunteer Center (PVC), is a program of Piedmont United Way that works to help connect volunteers wanting to serve with the programs who need volunteers.
www.piedmontunitedway.org /headlines.htm   (778 words)

  
 JetPiedmont.com: A Tribute to Piedmont Airlines 1948 - 1989 | Official Web SIte of The Piedmont Aviation Historical ...
Piedmont Flight 41 was carrying one paying passenger, founder T.H. Davis who was not yet 30 years old and a handful of local dignitaries.
PIEDMONT: Flight of the Pacemaker is a most extraordinary account of a most extraordinary airline.
In an effort to offset some of the costs surrounding the Annual Piedmont Reunion, a computer screensaver was developed to be sold at this year’s event, which was held on September 16.
www.jetpiedmont.com   (772 words)

  
 United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In some states, judicial posts are filled by popular election rather than executive appointment.
These white Americans are mostly European Americans—the descendants of European immigrants to the United States—along with some non-Europeans counted as white in government nomenclature (those with origins in the original peoples of the Middle East and North Africa).
Crime in the United States is characterized by relatively high levels of gun violence and homicide, compared to other developed countries.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States   (5964 words)

  
 Piedmont park Atlanta's premiere Website!
The views include an impressive hilltop cityscape, which shows why Atlanta is known for being "the city among the trees".Midtown is a collection of very well kept neighborhoods bordering Piedmont Park.
Nearly 3,000,000 people a year visit Piedmont Park,making it one of the most heavily used parks in the Southeastern United States.
Hardee's Corps and general Bate's confederate division occupied the Northern edge of the park on July 20,1864.
www.angelfire.com /in/piedmontpark/thepark2.html   (249 words)

  
 PiedmontLions.com...The official home of Piedmont College Athletics
Shane Wood is entering his seventh year as the head coach of both the Piedmont College men's and women's tennis programs.
After a successful playing career at Piedmont in 1993 and 1994, Wood was named head tennis coach for their dormant men’s and women’s teams in 1999.
He has been a member of the United States Professional Tennis Association since 2001 and achieved P-2 certification in 2005.
www.piedmont.edu /athletics/mtennis/staff.htm   (297 words)

  
 birding facts Birding Resources by the Fat Birder
Huntington Beach State Park, not far from Myrtle Beach, is renowned as the state`s hottest hotspot, with abundant shorebirds, many waterfowl and landbirds, and good opportunities for observing marsh and ocean specialties; recent visitors have included White Wagtail and Smith`s Longspur.
The Piedmont has few local specialties, and is the most heavily developed part of the state.
The mission of Hilton Pond Center for Piedmont Natural History is to conserve animals, plants, habitats, and other natural components of the Piedmont Region of the eastern United States through observation, scientific study, and education for students of all ages...
www.fatbirder.com /links_geo/america_united_states/south_carolina.html   (2064 words)

  
 Geologic Setting -- Georgia Piedmont   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Piedmont physiographic province of Georgia is composed of hard igneous and metamorphic rocks derived from the recrystallization of ancient (300 to 600 million year old) sediments that were once deeply buried and subjected to high temperatures and pressures.
Subsequent removal of the landmass by erosion has formed the extensive exposed granites (for example, Stone Mountain) that characterize the Piedmont of the Southeastern United States.
Piedmont rocks have been extensively mined for a variety of different minerals and the local granite and marble are shipped worldwide as building stone.
ga.water.usgs.gov /olympics/piedmont.geol.html   (194 words)

  
 Newswise
UNC’s North Carolina Botanical Garden, a research and conservation garden, recently announced a partnership with the United Kingdom’s Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, to preserve plants of the United States’ Piedmont ecoregion, which spans the states from Delaware to Alabama.
The initial focus of the Atlantic Flora Project will be the Piedmont ecoregion, a broad area that runs parallel to coastal regions throughout the Southeast and is marked by geologic and climatic conditions that produce high plant diversity.
Both plants are native to the eastern United States and are grown at the North Carolina Botanical Garden.
www.newswise.com /articles/view/518498   (872 words)

  
 C&O Piedmont Subdivision Homepage
Throughout much of its life the Piedmont Sub was primarily a passenger line and the CandO’s finest passenger trains - The George Washington, the Fast Flying Virginian, and the Sportsman - polished the rails of the Piedmont Sub.
The Piedmont Sub was the oldest section of the CandO: it was chartered as the Louisa Railroad in 1836.
She provided information on several of her relatives which is now posted on the People of the Piedmont page.
www.piedmontsub.com   (1226 words)

  
 PHS: Departments
Honors courses and most Advanced Placement classes are open to students of high motivation and/or proven ability who wish to study a subject in greater depth.
Piedmont High School has 34 full-time and 23 part-time faculty members and three full-time counselors, a full-time librarian and a Technology Coordinator.
More than half the staff holds Master's Degrees and 40% have over 15 years of experience in education.
www.piedmont.k12.ca.us /phs/counseling/prof.html   (150 words)

  
 50 States Links, Beach School
At the site State Knowledge you can pick any state or Washington, DC and find dates, charts, trivia, books and other resources, games about the Capitals and flags, and more.
The official site of the State of Alabama includes a video and audio message from the Governor and general state information.
State of New York offers many government links including an audio file of the Governor's State of the State Address.
www.piedmont.k12.ca.us /beach/lessons/50_states.html   (698 words)

  
 Piedmont Eye Center - Reference, Children
Strabismus is a visual defect in which the eyes are misaligned and point in different directions.
This condition is common and occurs in about 4 percent of children in the United States.
Piedmont Eye Center’s Dr. Gail L. Ganser, a pediatric and neuro-ophthalmologist, is an expert in treating strabismus.
www.piedmonteye.com /pec/children.php   (660 words)

  
 Reg S: Piedmont Investments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
As a seat owner on the American Stock Exchange (AMEX) Piedmont Investments is positioned to meet the demand for equity placements in the $2 million plus range.
In 1990 the SEC created Regulation S as a way for American companies to access the capital markets outside the United States without the oversight the SEC affords American citizens and permanent residents.
A publicly traded company can issue any number of shares of restricted stock to non-Americans residing outside the United States under Regulation S. The only requirement is that the company includes information on the issuing of this stock in its next quarterly filing with the SEC.
www.piedmontinvestments.net   (190 words)

  
 Piedmont Airlines, Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Piedmont Airlines, Inc. operates as an US Airways Express carrier and is a wholly owned subsidiary of US Airways (LCC).
Today, Piedmont operates nearly 490 daily departures to 55 cities throughout the eastern United States and Canada.
As a wholly-owned carrier for US Airways, Piedmont Airlines will be an integral part of the new company.
www.piedmont-airlines.com   (153 words)

  
 PIEDMONT- Schools   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Children of Piedmont and Park at Piedmont have the privilege of attending some of Virginia’s and the nation’s highest ranked schools.
Until the new school opens, all high school students will be attending Stonewall Jackson High School, recently ranked number one in the country by Time Magazine, and ranked in the top 100 of all high schools in the United States by NewsWeek Magazine.
Parks at Piedmont children attend George G. Tyler Elementary, which has the distinction of being one of the county’s original schools.
www.piedmont-club.com /schools.htm   (281 words)

  
 Piedmont Natural Gas - Where We Do Business
Piedmont Natural Gas serves as the "Energy Within" our service territory spanning across three states.
Recently ranked second in the United States for customer satisfaction by a J.D. Power and Associates report on Residential Gas Utility Customers, Piedmont Natural Gas takes great pride in being the preferred natural gas provider for the Carolinas and Tennessee.
We look forward to continuing to serve you better than any service provider or utility company and confirming that natural gas is the service you can always count on to provide the energy within your home or business.
www.piedmontng.com /itc/givingProgram/whereWeDoBusiness   (111 words)

  
 PiedmontPonyClub.com
Located in Athens, Georgia, we are a local branch of the United States Pony Clubs, Inc. Pony Club is one of the leading junior equestrian organizations in the world, represented in 30 countries.
The U.S. has over 600 individual clubs spread throughout 48 states and the Virgin Islands, with more than 12,000 members.
Piedmonth Pony Club is part of the South Region, made up of clubs from Georgia, Alabama, and the pan-handle of Florida.
www.piedmontponyclub.org   (165 words)

  
 WWW Virtual Library Labour History: United States
Directory of Corporate Archives in the United States and Canada at Hunter Information Management Services Inc. February 1999 edition prepared by Amy Fischer and Liz Holum Johnson for the Business Archives Section of the Society of American Archivists.
Historical Census Statistics on the Foreign-Born Population of the United States at the US Bureau of the Census.
Causa La Causa is a web exhibition at the Walter P. Reuther Library on the formation and rise of the United Farm Workers of America, the life of its leader, Cesar Estrada Chavez, and the people of the UFW.
www.iisg.nl /~w3vl/unitedstates.html   (5092 words)

  
 Piedmont Plastics, Inc. - much more than just sheets, rods, tubes
Piedmont Plastics, Inc. intends to be the premier multi-national distributor and fabricator for the delivery and conversion of plastic sheet, rod, tube and film products.
With our sister company Regal Piedmont Plastics, LLC, we have a combined total of 35 distribution facilities, two contract manufacturing plants, and three film conversion locations in the United States and Mexico.
King Starboard is equipped to resist harsh sun and sea conditions.
www.piedmontplastics.com   (122 words)

  
 piedmont - OneLook Dictionary Search
Piedmont, piedmont : The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
Piedmont : The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy [home, info]
Phrases that include piedmont: piedmont fracture, piedmont type of glacier, battle of piedmont, georgia coast and piedmont railroad, music of piedmont, more...
www.onelook.com /?w=piedmont   (265 words)

  
 Home Exchange United States of America IHEN.com The Home Exchange Network
It is in the heart of the serene town of Piedmont, located only fifteen minutes by car from San Francisco.
Piedmont is one of the most desirable areas in California.
Since 1995, IHEN has served the needs of vacationers, not only in United States of America, but worldwide.
www.ihen.com /pages/SW417/index.html   (461 words)

  
 Piedmont Bobcat LLC : Home
Piedmont Bobcat began in October of 1993 with only four employees and a handful of machines and attachments.
We now employ a crew of 42 loyal individuals between the three locations, and continue to grow.
We stock the complete line of popular Bobcat products including Americas best selling skid steer loaders, the growing line of track machines and the only mini-excavators manufactured in the United States.
www.piedmontbobcat.com /index.html   (240 words)

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