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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. In October of the same year General Washington compelled Lord Cornwallis to surrender his army, at Yorktown, in Virginia.
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 North America the southern states, after some terrible racial rioting, had succumbed to the poison.
And you need not exult over him, good brother of the Southern States; for we have some inklings that many of you, under similar circumstances, would not do much better.
Incidentally, an over-zealous policeman had arrested, on charge of murder done in a far southern State, a horribly indignant Ajmir cotton-broker, who was explaining himself to a Mr Strickland on Delhi platform, while E23 was paddling through byways into the locked heart of Delhi city.
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Summary: Washington [USA], May 28 (ANI): A few locations across the southern states of the United States broke temperature records on Monday, which was marked as Memorial Day.
Southern States Bancshares, Inc., based in Alabama, has announced it has entered into a merger agreement with East Alabama Financial Group, Inc., parent of Small Town Bank, to acquire East Alabama, the company said.
Alabama, US-based Southern States Bancshares, Inc., parent of Southern States Bank has entered into a merger agreement with East Alabama Financial Group, Inc., parent of Small Town Bank, under which Southern States will acquire East Alabama, the company said.
(4) Southern states often rescinded coverage of Blacks during harvest season.

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