This is a superb reference for students and teachers looking for primary source information about the political and cultural development of the area from east Tennessee, northern Alabama, and Mississippi. This collection of personal letters, journal articles, newspaper clippings, maps, legal documents, etc . . . is a comprehensive source of text. Much of the text is of moderate complexity, ideal for middle and high school courses. Lesson plans and discussion questions relating to the text are available or can be developed based on the teacher's needs.
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