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  Southern United States - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Southern American English is a dialect of the English language spoken throughout the South.
Characteristics of southern literature including a focus on a common southern history, the significance of family, a sense of community and one’s role within it, the community's dominating religion and the burden religion often brings, issues of racial tension, land and the promise it brings, and the use of southern dialect.
The easternmost tip of the state is close enough to Baltimore and Washington, DC that it too has started to become an exurb of these areas with a unique North-South "hybrid" culture (in fact, the two easternmost counties, Berkeley and Jefferson, are considered part of the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area by the Census Bureau).
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/u/s/U.S._Southern_states_fa55.html   (4888 words)

  
  Southern United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States government refused to recognize the new country, and kept in operation its second to last fort in the South, which the Confederacy captured in April 1861 at the Battle of Fort Sumter, in the port of Charleston, South Carolina, triggering the Civil War.
Southern Democrats took notice of the fact that 1964 Republican Presidential candidate Barry Goldwater had voted against the Civil Rights Act, and in the presidential election of 1964, Goldwater's only electoral victories outside his home state of Arizona were in the states of the Deep South.
Characteristics of southern literature including a focus on a common southern history, the significance of family, a sense of community and one's role within it, the community's dominating religion and the burden religion often brings, issues of racial tension, land and the promise it brings, and the use of southern dialect.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Southern_United_States   (6530 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Southern United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Southern United StatesThe states shown in dark red are usually included in the South, while all or portions of the striped states may or may not be considered part of the Southern United States.
The United States government refused to recognize the new country, and kept in operation its last fort in the South, which the Confederacy captured in April 1861 at the Battle of Fort Sumter, in the port of Charleston, South Carolina, triggering the Civil War.
The distribution of the sterile flies in the southern Florida peninsula further reduced the screwworm population that survived the winter and was responsible for slowing the migration north during the spring and summer.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Southern-United-States   (615 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Politics of the Southern United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The election was finally resolved by the Compromise of 1877, in which Southern Democrats agreed to support Republican Rutherford B. Hayes as President in exchange for numerous favours to the South, one of which was the removal of Union troops from Southern states.
The southern side of the White House The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States.
Southern American English is a dialect of the English language spoken throughout the Southern region of the United States, from central Kentucky and northern Virginia to the Gulf Coast and from the Atlantic coast to eastern Texas.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Politics-of-the-Southern-United-States   (5035 words)

  
 Food in United States Southern Region
The population of the Southern United States is made up of many different peoples who came to the region in a variety of ways, each contributing to what is now called "Southern cooking." American Indians, native to the region, taught European settlers to grow and cook corn, a grain unknown in Europe at the time.
The staple food of the Southern United States is corn—it is used in grits (hulled and coarsely ground corn cooked to a thick–soup consistency and eaten at breakfast), a wide variety of breads and cakes, and as a breading on fried foods.
Southerners are known for their country ham, a hindquarter of a year-old hog that is preserved with either salt or sugar, smoked, and then aged for a year or more.
www.foodbycountry.com /Spain-to-Zimbabwe-Cumulative-Index/United-States-Southern-Region.html   (2510 words)

  
 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Southern United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
States shown as pink may or may not be included in the South, with their inclusion or exclusion varying from source to source.
While southern and central Florida are seen by many as not truly part of the South in terms of culture, the Florida Panhandle, northeastern areas, North Central Florida, and the Nature Coast of Florida remain culturally tied to the South.
The easternmost tip of the state is close enough to Baltimore and Washington, DC that it too has started to become an exurb of these areas with a unique North-South "hybrid" culture (in fact, the two easternmost counties, Berkeley and Jefferson, are considered part of the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area by the Census Bureau).
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Southern_United_States   (4926 words)

  
 Southern United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Portions of southern Ohio are considered "Southern", evidenced by the state's civil rights law that includes "persons of Appalachian ancestry" among the categories against which discrimination is prohibited.
The easternmost tip of the state is close enough to Baltimore and Washington, DC that it too has started to become an exurb of these areas with a unique North-South "hybrid" culture.
Many do not consider Maryland and Delaware to be culturally Southern states, despite those lands being largely colonised by the relatively same people in Virginia; their cultural designation is disputed due to their proximity to both North and South.
www.gogog.com /project/wikipedia/index.php/U.S._South   (2243 words)

  
 Fate and Transport of Cotton Pesticides in the Southern United States
Fate and Transport of Cotton Pesticides in the Southern United States
The application of pesticides to cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) is an important issue that affects the water quality of the southern United States.
Because large quantities of pesticides are applied to cotton over a vast region of the southern United States and our understanding of pesticide transport and fate is poor, there is an immediate need for an integrated study of the fate of cotton pesticides.
toxics.usgs.gov /regional/cotton.html   (669 words)

  
 Southern United States - Simple English Wikipedia
A term used to refer to the Southeastern part of the United States.
It is important to note that while all Confederate States were from the South, not all Southern States joined the Confederacy.
The farthest Southern States are refered to as the "Deep South".
simple.wikipedia.org /wiki/Southern_United_States   (152 words)

  
 Southern United States - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
However, by the middle of the 19th century sectional differences surrounding the issues of slavery, tariffs, and states' rights led to a sense of alienation from the North, and seven states decided on secession after the election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860.
Maryland and Delaware, south of the main length of the Mason-Dixon Line, were slave states at the time of the Civil War, but did not secede; in ensuing decades, Southern influence waned considerably in Delaware and the urbanized portions of Maryland, but remains present in parts of rural Maryland, especially the state's Eastern Shore.
Southern American English can be divided into different sub-dialects (see American English), with speech differing between, for example, the Appalachian region and the coastal area around Charleston, South Carolina or the "low country" around Savannah, Georgia.
www.netipedia.com /index.php?title=Southern_United_States&redirect=no   (5650 words)

  
 Southern Nationalism - United States Civil War Reason - Find Articles
He believes that the Southern states had the right to secede and he believes that the war's true legacy is the centralization of power in Washington and the deification of the "tyrant" Abraham Lincoln.
When the first Southern states seceded just after Lincoln's election, Adams argues, it was to escape these higher taxes.
In 1861, in Savannah, Georgia, Stephens bluntly declared that slavery was "the immediate cause of the late rupture and the present revolution." He said the United States had been founded on the false belief that all men are created equal.
findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1568/is_4_33/ai_77010131   (924 words)

  
 Family of Tradition: Southern United States Speech Patterns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Southern speakers have tended to be conservative, retaining old words, pronunciation, and grammar prevalent in Britain in the 17th and 18th centuries.
While this of course doesn't apply to all Southerners, it is useless to deny the fact that the Southern accent would not be the same without the influence of African Americans.
On the other hand, before the 1960's and still today, many white Southerners are offended by the very idea that their speech has been influenced by African Americans; they would rather believe that the opposite is true, that Black English is simply a corruption of archaic British speech.
www.asumh.edu /students/accomplishments/tradition.htm   (6586 words)

  
 Southern Nationalism - United States Civil War Reason - Find Articles
He believes that the Southern states had the right to secede and he believes that the war's true legacy is the centralization of power in Washington and the deification of the "tyrant" Abraham Lincoln.
When the first Southern states seceded just after Lincoln's election, Adams argues, it was to escape these higher taxes.
In 1861, in Savannah, Georgia, Stephens bluntly declared that slavery was "the immediate cause of the late rupture and the present revolution." He said the United States had been founded on the false belief that all men are created equal.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1568/is_4_33/ai_77010131   (922 words)

  
 Art of the States: Southern Voices for Tape
Southern Voices for Tape was created by Sorrel Hays as part of a seven-year project (1978-1985) which resulted in several compositions and a video documentary.
This led her to begin exploring the speech patterns of the southern United States.
Many of her works are influenced by her upbringing in the southern United States.
artofthestates.org /cgi-bin/piece.pl?pid=153   (796 words)

  
 SOUTHERN UNITED STATES SOYBEAN DISEASE LOSS ESTIMATE FOR 1995
In the southern states, the 1996 average soybean yield and the acreage increased over what was reported in 1995 (8).
Percentage loss estimates from each state are specific as to causal organism or the common name of the disease (Table 2).
The total reduction in soybean yield due to diseases in the 16 southern states was 58.217 million bushels in 1996.
cipm.ncsu.edu /ent/SSDW/Loss.html   (766 words)

  
 FEDERATION OF STATES
The States and Counties shall be required to furnish information on arrests and fines against immigration violators and of their respective incarceration both of the illegal immigrants and of violating employers to the Secretary of State, C.S.A. Office of Immigration (CSAOI).
Persons residing in a State of the Confederacy who are citizens of the United States and not of the Confederate States of America and who do not desire C.S.A. Citizenship shall be allowed to remain and own property so long as they were not activists in opposition to the Liberation of the C.S.A. nation.
To advance Southern cultural and political renewal by acquainting contemporary Southerners with the Southern political tradition from the late 18th century to the present with special emphasis on states rights and local control for the ultimate restoration of the Confederate States of America.
www.federationofstates.org   (7767 words)

  
 Friars of the Order of Preachers - St. Martin de Porres Province
We are friars of the Southern Dominican Province.
In response to the rapidly growing Catholic population in the Southern United States, the Order of Preachers approved the founding of the Southern Province under the patronage of Saint Martin de Porres.
The friars of the Southern Province displaced by Hurricane Katrina recently celebrated the feast of St. Martin de Porres.
www.opsouth.org   (381 words)

  
 Southern United States
In a 1997 national study of family owned businesses, 1,116 households were asked to take part in a survey From all 50 states and parts of Canada, family households in which one or more members owned or managed a business were selected at random to complete a two-phase telephone interview.
Eligible business owners or managers (a) had worked in the business at least 6 hours per week year round or a minimum of 312 hours in the previous year, (b) were involved in the day-to-day management of the business, and (c) had been in business for at least one year.
The Southern Region report was was prepared by Cynthia Jasper and Karen Goebel, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
www.hec.ohio-state.edu /fambus/southern.html   (689 words)

  
 English in the Southern United States - Cambridge University Press
The English of the southern United States is possibly the most studied of any regional variety of any language because of its rich internal diversity, its distinctiveness among regional varieties in the United States, its significance as a marker of regional identity, and the general folkloric appeal of southern culture.
This volume, written by a team of experts, many of them internationally known, provides a broad overview of the foundations of and current research on language variation in the southern United States designed to invite new inquiry and inquirers.
Vowel shifting in the southern states Crawford Feagin; 9.
www.cambridge.org /uk/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521822645   (493 words)

  
 Antique, old, rare and historic Maps & Prints of Southern United States
In the upper left corner the engraved title in the allegoric title cartouche with the engraved 'privilegium' (second state, Louisiana is now named 'Ludoviciana' instead of 'Florida' from the first state).
In the upper left corner the engraved allegoric title-cartouche without the engraved 'privilegium' (first state, also Louisiana is named 'Florida' on the map).
The later state of Texas is named on the map 'Tecas'.
www.bergbook.com /htdocs/Cache137.htm   (602 words)

  
 JWHG Southern United States   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
United States, South, 20th c., antisuffragism, separate spheres ideology.
United States, South, race relations, social reform, social conditions, social classes.
United States, the South, South Carolina, Cole Blease, appeal, race, class, sex, New South.
www.ohiou.edu /jwhg/sus.html   (2900 words)

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