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    The Appalachian English (AE) dialect has changed over time. AE developed in the 1700s when Scottish-Irish immigrants settled in the cheap, mountainous territory that makes up the Appalachian Mountains. Isolated from the outside world for centuries, the Appalachian people spoke a distinct dialect that became known as AE. Unique features characterize the speech in Appalachia; the use of these features is fading as the area becomes less isolated. Migration and advances in technology have played a key role in shifting the dialect toward Standard English. The Appalachian English dialect, which has several unique features, developed in the Appalachian Mountain area due to migration and isolation in the 1700s and began to fade due to migration,…

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    The Appalachian Trail is a mountain range near the east coast of the United States. It lies partly in Canada, and is an impressive 300 miles wide, and 1,500 miles long. The individual mountains have an average height of about 3,000 feet. The tallest mountain on the trail is Mt. Mitchell in North Carolina, standing at a staggering 6,684 feet. The Appalachian Mountains have impacted history in lots of very important ways. The Appalachian Trail have always been important to people and animals in…

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    the dance world. In finding sources to apply towards researching World War II’s influence on Appalachian Spring (1944), I immediately went to YouTube. The iconic film of Appalachian Spring is a great tool to use when looking at the choreography, set, costumes, and musical score. The set, designed by Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) is very simple, but is highlighted by it’s functionality of one side of an exterior wall, a bench, fencing, a wooden chair, and a slanted boulder in the yard (Aloff 26).…

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    Landform Assignment: Great Teays River Description and Location: The Great Teays River was a river that flowed north and north west in Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Virginia, and West Virginia. The river was named after the valley found in Putnam County, WV (Teays Valley). Teays Valley was named after Stephen Teays who was an early settler. A few places I was familiar with that the river ran through was Scioto County and Chillicothe in Ohio and along the Interstate 64 in West Virginia from…

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    section began to look for other ways to make a living. Some in the Northeast looked to the sea for their living. Since colonial times, fishing, whaling, and shipbuilding had been important occupations. But changes in technology in the early 1800’s began to offer the people of the Northeast even more opportunities. Before the War of 1812 most manufactured goods bought and sold in the United States were imported from Europe, mainly from Great Britain. During and after the war, however,…

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    making Dinwiddie’s desire to control the forks of Ohio enhance. Almost immediately after, Washington was appointed to Lieutenant Colonel where he and his Indian Allies, lead by Tanaghrisson or the Half King, marched to build a new fort, Fort Necessity. Unmistakably, there was a high French populace in the area and conflict arose between the two opponents which ended in the massacre of the French Commander, Ensign Joseph Coulon de Villiers de Jumonville by Tanaghrisson. This engagement…

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    to nature because being a part of with nature is an essential part of our survival. In the book, A Walk in the Woods,, Bill Bryson illustrates one of Kellert’s argument of “naturalistic tendency involves an intense curiosity and urge for exploration of the natural world” (Kellert 8), Bryson shows his naturalistic tendencies by traveling the Appalachian Trail to “reacquaint [himself]” (Bryson 4). Often, he finds being in the woods being pleasant as “the woods are great providers of solitude”…

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    I decided I wanted to bolster the Appalachian name and establishment. Be that as it may, I would love to bolster the guiltless individuals on standby through the misery of their homes. It’s not hard to notice and realize that there is a major distinction amongst qualities and Environment in the Appalachian. Since the late nineteenth century, there has constantly been a reason behind Appalachian neediness and the backwardness and why they are named as the poor class of mountain livers along with…

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    Both, the French and British claimed this land. They both wanted this land because it provided fur traders access to cities and ports along the East Coast. Then around 1753 the French living in Canada started to build a line of on land in the Ohio River Valley. The French built these forts to protect their land from the British. One of these forts was Fort Necessity; this was one of the first battles in the French Indian War. This battle was George Washington’s only military surrender. From…

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    There are no trails in Florida that will adequately prepare you for the Appalachian Trail. Not just the difficulties, but the beauty as well. When I made the decision to do a section hike with my friend Brian, I had a vague idea that it would be difficult and rewarding, but I had no idea just how much of an understatement that was. The first day began with a shuttle ride to our start point, thirty-five miles from Hot Springs, North Carolina, where we'd left our car. As soon as I stepped out of…

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