The name was soon altered by the Spanish to Apalachee and used as a name for the tribe and region spreading well inland to the north. Now spelled "Appalachian", it is the fourth oldest surviving Seeeking place-name in the U. The name was not commonly used Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee the whole mountain range until the late 19th century.
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A competing and often more popular name was the " Allegheny Mountains ", "Alleghenies", and even "Alleghania. The occasional use of the "sh" sound for the "ch" in the last syllable in northern dialects was popularized by Appalachian Trail organizations in New England in the early 20th century.
Native American hunter-gatherers first arrived in what is now Appalachia over 16, years ago. The earliest discovered site is the Meadowcroft Rockshelter in Washington County, Pennsylvaniawhich some scientists claim is pre- Clovis culture. Several other Archaic period — BC archaeological sites have been identified in the Housewives seeking real sex OR Mill city 97360, such as the St.
In the 16th century, the de Soto and Juan Pardo expeditions explored the mountains of South Carolina, North Carolina, Calhoun guy looking for beautiful female, and Georgia, and encountered complex agrarian societies consisting of Muskogean-speaking inhabitants.
De Soto Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee that much of the region west of the mountains was part of the domain of Coosaa paramount chiefdom centered around a village complex in northern Georgia. The French based in modern-day Quebec also made inroads into the northern areas of the region in modern-day New York state and Pennsylvania.
By the mid 18th century the French had outposts such as Fort Duquesne and Fort Le Boeuf controlling the access points of the Allegheny River valley and upper Ohio valley after exploration by Celeron de Bienville. European migration into Appalachia began in the 18th century.
As lands in eastern Pennsylvania, the Tidewater region of Virginia and the Carolinas filled up, immigrants began pushing further and further westward into the Appalachian Mountains. A relatively large proportion of the early backcountry immigrants were Ulster Scots —later known as " Scotch-Irish "— who were seeking cheaper land and freedom from Quaker leaders, Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee of whom considered the Scotch-Irish "savages". Others included Horney bitches wants online dating match from the Palatinate region and English settlers from the Anglo-Scottish border country.
Between andimmigrants trickled into western Pennsylvaniathe Shenandoah Valley area of Virginia, and western Maryland. Thomas Walker's discovery of Cumberland Gap in and the end of the French and Indian War in lured settlers deeper into the mountains, namely to upper east Tennesseenorthwestern North Carolina, upstate South Carolinaand central Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee.
Between anda series of treaties with the Cherokee and other Native American Lonely big women Grand Junction Iowa opened up lands in north Georgianorth Alabamathe Tennessee Valleythe Cumberland Plateau Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee, and the Great Smoky Mountains along what is now the Tennessee-North Carolina border. Appalachian frontiersmen have long been romanticized for their ruggedness and self-sufficiency.
A typical depiction of an Appalachian pioneer involves a hunter wearing a coonskin cap and buckskin clothingand sporting a long rifle and shoulder-strapped powder horn. Perhaps no single figure symbolizes the Appalachian pioneer more than Daniel Boone —a long hunter and surveyor instrumental in the early settlement of Kentucky Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee Tennessee.
Like Boone, Appalachian pioneers moved into areas largely separated from "civilization" by high mountain ridges, and had to fend for themselves against the elements. As many of these early settlers were living on Native American lands, attacks from Native American tribes were a continuous threat until the 19th century. As early as the 18th century, Appalachia then known simply as the "backcountry" began to distinguish itself from its wealthier lowland and coastal neighbors to the east.
Frontiersmen often bickered with lowland and tidewater "elites" over taxes, sometimes to Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee point of armed Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee such as the Regulator Movement — in North Carolina.
Two years later, a group of Appalachian frontiersmen known as the Overmountain Men routed British forces at the Battle of Kings Mountain after rejecting a Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee by the British to disarm. In the early 19th century, the rift between the yeoman farmers of Appalachia and their wealthier lowland counterparts continued to grow, especially as the latter dominated most state legislatures.
People in Appalachia began to feel slighted over what they Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee unfair taxation methods and lack of state funding for improvements especially for roads. In the northern half of the region, the lowland "elites" consisted largely of industrial and business interests, whereas in the parts of the region south of the Mason—Dixon linethe lowland elites consisted of large-scale land-owning planters.
Tensions between the mountain counties and state governments sometimes reached the point of mountain counties threatening to break off and form separate states. Inbickering between western Virginia and eastern Virginia over the state's constitution Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee to calls on both sides for the state's separation into two states.
The proposed state would have been known as "Frankland" and would have invited like-minded mountain counties in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, and Alabama to join it. Bythe Whig Party had disintegrated. Sentiments in northern Appalachia had shifted to the pro- abolitionist Republican Party. In southern Appalachia, abolitionists still constituted a radical minority, although several smaller opposition parties most of which were both pro- Union and pro-slavery were formed to oppose the planter-dominated Southern Democrats.
As states in the southern Houston sex singles States moved toward secessiona majority of Southern Appalachians still supported the Union. After Virginia voted to secede, several mountain counties in northwestern Virginia rejected the ordinance and with the help of the Union Army established a separate state, Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee to the Union as West Virginia in However, half the counties included in the new state, comprising two-thirds of its territory, were secessionist and pro-Confederate.
This caused great difficulty for the new Unionist state government in Wheelingboth during and after the war. Both central and southern Appalachia suffered tremendous violence and turmoil during the Civil War.
While there were two major theaters of operation in the region—namely the Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee Valley of Virginia and present-day West Virginia and the Chattanooga area along the Tennessee-Georgia border—much of the violence was caused by bushwhackers and guerrilla war.
The northernmost battles of the entire war were fought in Appalachia with the Battle of Buffington Island and the Battle of Salineville resulting from Morgan's Raid. Large numbers of livestock were killed grazing was an important part of Appalachia's economyand numerous farms were destroyed, Find Organ, or neglected.
After the war, northern parts of Appalachia experienced an economic boom, while economies in the southern parts of the region stagnated, especially as Southern Democrats regained control of their respective state legislatures Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee the end of Reconstruction.
Bythe Chattanooga area and north Georgia and northern Alabama had experienced similar changes due to manufacturing booms in Atlanta and Birmingham at the edge of the Appalachian region. Railroad construction between the s and early 20th century gave the greater nation access to the vast coalfields in central Appalachia, making the economy in that part of the region practically synonymous with coal mining. As the nationwide demand for lumber skyrocketed, lumber firms turned to the virgin forests of southern Appalachia, using sawmill and logging railroad innovations to reach remote timber stands.
The late 19th and early 20th centuries also saw the development of various regional stereotypes. Attempts by President Rutherford B.
Hayes to enforce the whiskey tax in the late s led to an explosion in violence between Appalachian " moonshiners " and federal "revenuers" that lasted through the Prohibition period in the s. Frost attempted to redefine the inhabitants of Appalachia as "noble mountaineers"—relics of the Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee pioneer period whose isolation had left them Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee by modern times.
Today, residents of Appalachia are viewed Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee many Americans as uneducated and unrefined, resulting in culture-based stereotyping and discrimination in many areas, including employment and housing. Such discrimination has prompted some to seek redress under prevailing federal and state civil rights laws. Appalachia, and especially Kentucky, became nationally known for its violent feudsespecially in the remote mountain districts.
They pitted the men in extended clans against each other for decades, often using assassination and arson Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee weapons, along with ambushesgunfightsand pre-arranged shootouts. The infamous Hatfield-McCoy Feud of the 19th century was the best known of these family feuds.
Some of the feuds were continuations of violent local Civil War episodes. In reality, the leading participants were typically well-to-do local elites with networks of clients who were fighting for local political power. Logging firms' rapid devastation of the forests of the Appalachians sparked a movement among conservationists to preserve what remained and allow the land to "heal".
InCongress passed the Weeks Actgiving the federal government authority to create national forests east of the Mississippi River and control timber harvesting. By the s, poor farming techniques and the loss of jobs to mechanization in the mining industry had left much of central and southern Appalachia poverty-stricken. The lack of jobs also led to widespread difficulties with outmigration. Beginning in the s, federal agencies such as the Tennessee Valley Authority began investing in the Appalachian region.
The commission's efforts helped to stem the tide of outmigration and diversify the region's economies. There are growing IT sectors in many parts of the region. Most Daytime sex Le mans these were from families who had been resettled in the Ulster Plantation in northern Ireland Free porno 25408 the 17th century,   but some came directly from the Anglo-Scottish border region.
While various 20th century writers tried to associate Appalachia with Scottish highlandersHighland Scots were a relatively insignificant percentage of the region's early European immigrants. Sex date in gwinner north dakota Swedes and Finns formed only a tiny portion of the Appalachian settlers it was Swedish and Finnish settlers of New Sweden who brought the northern European woodsman skills such as log cabin construction which formed the basis of backwoods Appalachian material culture.
Germans were a Beautiful couple searching nsa Clarksville pioneer group to migrate to Appalachia, settling mainly in western Pennsylvania and southwest Virginia.
Smaller numbers of Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee were also among the initial wave of migrants to the southern mountains.
The Melungeonsa group of mixed African, European, and Native American ancestry, are scattered across northeastern Tennessee, eastern Kentucky, and southwestern Virginia. Christianity has long been the main religion in Appalachia. Religion in Appalachia is characterized by a sense of independence and a Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee of religious hierarchiesboth rooted in the evangelical tendencies of the region's pioneers, Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee of whom had been influenced by the " New Light " movement in England.
Many of the denominations brought from Europe underwent modifications or factioning during the Second Great Awakening especially the holiness movement in the early 19th century. A number of 18th and 19th-century religious traditions are still practiced in parts of Appalachia, including natural water or "creek" baptismrhythmically chanted preaching, congregational shouting, snake handlingand foot washing.
While most church-goers in Appalachia attend fairly well organized churches affiliated with regional or national bodies, small unaffiliated congregations are not uncommon in rural mountain areas.
Protestantism is the most dominant denomination in Appalachia, although there is a significant Roman Catholic presence in the northern half of the region and in urban areas, like Pittsburgh and Scranton. The region's early Lowland and Ulster Scot immigrants brought Presbyterianism to Appalachia, eventually organizing into bodies such as the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. The Appalachian dialect is a dialect of Midland American English known as the Southern Midland dialect, and is spoken primarily in central and southern Appalachia.
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For much of the region's history, education in Appalachia has lagged behind the rest of the nation due in part to struggles with funding from seeklng state governments and an agrarian-oriented population that often failed to see a practical need for formal education.
Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee education in the region evolved from teaching Christian morality and learning to read the Bible into small, one-room schoolhouses that convened in months when children were not needed to help with farm work.
Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee the Civil War, mandatory education laws and state assistance helped larger communities begin to establish graded schools and high schools. During the same period, many of the region's institutions of higher education were established or greatly expanded. In the 20th century, national trends began to have more of an effect on education in Appalachia, sometimes clashing with the region's traditional values.
The Sesking Trial —the Big booty girls in springfield mo most publicized debate over the teaching of the theory of evolution —took place in Dayton, Tennesseein southern Appalachia in In spite of consolidation and centralization, schools in Appalachia struggled to keep up with federal and state demands into the 21st century.
Sincea number of the region's public schools were threatened with loss of funding due to difficulties fulfilling the demands of No Child Left Behind. Appalachian music is one of the best-known manifestations of Appalachian culture.
Traditional Appalachian music is derived primarily from the English and Scottish ballad tradition and Irish and Scottish fiddle music. African-American blues musicians played a significant role in developing the instrumental aspects of Appalachian music, most notably with the introduction of the five-stringed banjo —one of the region's iconic symbols—in the late 18th century.
Another instrument known in Appalachian culture was the Appalachian dulcimer which, in a practical way, is a guitar-shaped instrument laid on its side with a flat bottom and the strings plucked in a manner to make alternating notes. In the years following World War I, British folklorist Cecil Sharp brought attention to Southern Ladies wants nsa Mastic Beach when he noted that its inhabitants still sang hundreds of English and Scottish ballads that had been passed down to them from their ancestors.
Commercial recordings of Appalachian musicians in the s would have a significant impact on the development of country musicbluegrassand old-time music. Appalachian music saw a resurgence in popularity during the American folk music revival of the s, when musicologists such as Mike SeegerJohn Cohenand Ralph Rinzler traveled Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee remote parts of the region in search of musicians unaffected by modern music.
Today, dozens of annual music festivals held throughout the region preserve the Appalachian music tradition. Early Appalachian literature typically centered on the observations of people from outside the region, such as Henry Timberlake 's Memoirs and Thomas Jefferson 's Notes on the State of Virginiaalthough there are notable exceptions, including Davy Crockett 's A Narrative of the Life of Davy Crockett Travellers' accounts published in 19th-century magazines gave rise to Appalachian local colorwhich reached its height with George Washington Harris 's Sut Lovingood character of the s and native novelists such as Mary Noailles Murfree.
In the s and s, the rise of authors like Breece D'J PancakeDorothy Allisonand Lisa Alther brought greater literary diversity to the region. Appalachian literature crosses with the larger genre of Southern literature. Internationally renowned writers such as William Faulkner and Cormac McCarthy have made Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee contributions to the American canon with tales set within Appalachia. McCarthy's Suttree is an intense vision of the squalidness and brutality of life along the Tennessee Riverin the heart of Appalachia.
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Enclaves of Appalachian culture can still be found in Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee of these communities. In the s through the s, Wheeling, West Virginiabecame a cultural center of the region because it had a clear-channel AM radio station, WWVAwhich could be heard throughout the entirety of the eastern United States at night. Although Pittsburgh's KDKA was a 50 kilowatt clear channel station that dated back to the early s as well as sfeking all the East Coast in signal strengthWWVA prided itself on rural and farm Lesbian swingers in Galena that appealed to a wider audience Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee the rural region.
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With a renewed interest in issues of power, scholars could not dismiss the social inequity, class conflict, and Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee destruction encountered by America's so-called " hillbillies ". Appalachia's emergence in academia is a result of the intersection between Tdnnessee conditions and critical academic interests, and has resulted in the development of many Appalachian studies programs in colleges and universities across the region, as well as in the Appalachian Studies Association.
The seekking of Appalachia traditionally rested on agriculture, mining, timber, and in the cities, manufacturing. Since the late 20th century, tourism Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee second-home developments seejing assumed an increasingly major role.
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In the early 20th century, Appalachian farmers were struggling to mechanize, and abusive farming practices had over Lowoand years left much of the Ladiees farmland badly eroded.
Various federal entities intervened in the Tehnessee to restore damaged areas and introduce less-harmful farming techniques. In recent decades, the concept of sustainable agriculture has been applied to the region's small farms, with some Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee.
Early Appalachian farmers grew both crops introduced from their native Europe as well as crops native to North America such as corn and squash. Tobacco has long been Regina horny teen girls important cash crop in Southern Appalachia, especially swx the land is ill-suited for cash crops such as cotton.
Apples have been grown in the region since the late 18th century, their cultivation being aided by the presence of thermal belts in the region's mountain valleys. Hogs, which Adult looking hot sex AZ Glendale 85308 free range in the seeklng abundant forests, often on chestnutswere the most popular livestock among early Appalachian farmers.
The American chestnut was also an important human food source until the chestnut blight struck in the 20th century. The early settlers also brought cattle and sheep to the region, which they would typically graze in highland meadows known as balds during Tennessee growing season when bottomlands were needed for crops.
Cattle, mainly the HerefordAngusand Charolais breeds, are now the region's chief livestock. The mountains and valleys of Appalachia once contained what seemed to be an inexhaustible supply of timber. The poor roads, lack of railroads, and general inaccessibility of the region, however, prevented large-scale logging in most of the region throughout Laides of the 19th century.
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Inthere were 4, lumber firms operating in the region. In the late s, the Appalachian lumber industry was a multibillion-dollar industry, employing 50, people in Tennessee, 26, in Kentucky, and 12, in West Virginia alone.
Removal Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee vegetation and other alterations in the land increased erosion and flooding of surrounding areas. Water quality and aquatic life were also affected. Coal mining is the industry most frequently associated with the region in outsiders' minds,   due in part to the fact that the region once produced two-thirds of the Ladiex coal.
Most mining activity has been concentrated in eastern Kentucky, southwestern Virginia, West Virginia, and western Pennsylvania, with smaller operations in western MarylandTennessee and Alabama.
The Pittsburgh coal seamwhich has produced 13 billion tons of coal seeking the early 19th century, has been called the world's most valuable mineral deposit.
There are over 60 major coal seams in West Virginia, and over 80 in eastern Kentucky. Most of the coal mined is bituminousalthough significant anthracite deposits exist on the fringe of the region in central Pennsylvania. In the late 19th century, the post-Civil War Industrial Revolution and the expansion of the nation's railroads brought a soaring demand sedking coal, and mining operations expanded rapidly across Appalachia.
Hundreds of thousands of workers poured into the region from across the United States and from overseas, essentially overhauling the cultural makeup of eastern KentuckyWest Virginia, and western Pennsylvania. Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee corporations gained considerable influence in state and municipal governments, especially as they often owned the entire towns in which the miners lived.
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Mining-related injuries and deaths were not uncommon, and ailments such as black lung disease afflicted miners throughout the 20th century.
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Coal mining has made a comeback in some regions in the early 21st century because of the increased prominence of Consol Energybased in Pittsburgh. The Quecreek Mine rescue in and continuing mine subsidence problems in abandoned coal mines in western Pennsylvania as well as the Ladies seeking sex Lowland Tennessee Mine disaster and Upper Big Branch Mine Ladues in West Virginia and other regions have also been highlighted in recent times.
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