Southern States


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Southern States

U.S.
Confederacy
government of 11 Southern states that left the Union in 1860. [Am. Hist.: EB, III: 73]
Dixie
popular name for Southern states in U.S. and for song. [Am. Hist.: EB, III: 587]
Gone With the Wind
archetypal novel about the South. [Am. Lit.: Gone With the Wind]
gray
color of the uniform of the Confederate soldier. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 566]
grits
coarsely ground hominy served in traditional Southern breakfast. [Am. Culture: Misc.]
Johnny Reb
a Confederate soldier or a resident of the Confederate states. [Am. Usage: Misc.]
Mason-Dixon Line
boundary between Pennsylvania and Mary-land that came to divide the slave (southern) states from the free (northern) states. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1714]
Spanish moss
silvery gray plant whose threadlike fronds hang from trees in the South. [Am. Culture: EB, IX: 400–401]
Stars and Bars
flag of the Confederate States of the U.S. [Am. Hist.: EB, III: 73]
wisteria
woody vine found in Southern gardens. [Am. Culture: EB, X: 716]
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In this point of view the Southern States might retort the complaint, by insisting that the principle laid down by the convention required that no regard should be had to the policy of particular States towards their own inhabitants; and consequently, that the slaves, as inhabitants, should have been admitted into the census according to their full number, in like manner with other inhabitants, who, by the policy of other States, are not admitted to all the rights of citizens.
The more Southern States, from various circumstances, may not think themselves much interested in the encouragement of navigation.
In 1781 General Greene drove the British from the Southern States.
This terrible secret society was formed by some ex-Confederate soldiers in the Southern states after the Civil War, and it rapidly formed local branches in different parts of the country, notably in Tennessee, Louisiana, the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida.
In two hours several telegrams had reached the angry minister of a southern State reporting that all trace of a somewhat bruised Mahratta had been lost; and by the time the leisurely train halted at Saharunpore the last ripple of the store Kim had helped to heave was lapping against the steps of a mosque in far-away Roum - where it disturbed a pious man at prayers.
M2 EQUITYBITES-September 26, 2017-Cargill Finalises Acquisition of Animal Feed Assets of Southern States Cooperative
Target: Southern States Cooperative/animal feed business
is buying the animal feed business of Southern States Cooperative Inc.
Anniston-based Southern States Bank has said that it has named a new market president.
Tenders are invited for Southern States Base Mix 50lb bags.
based Southern States, LLC has added turnkey security solutions anticipating Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) moves on electric utility substation and critical-site protection.
4 -- With reduction in demand of electricity across sates owing to the rains, area prices fell across all the states except in the southern states, where the prices instead increased by about 6 to 7 per cent, largely due to unavailability of transmission corridor.

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