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Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.
African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
Agate is a rock consisting primarily of cryptocrystalline silica, chiefly chalcedony, alternating with microgranular quartz.
Agnosticism is the view that the existence of God, of the divine or the supernatural is unknown or unknowable.
Albert Arnold Gore Jr. (born March 31, 1948) is an American politician and environmentalist who served as the 45th Vice President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
Alfred Emanuel Smith (December 30, 1873 – October 4, 1944) was an American politician who was elected Governor of New York four times and was the Democratic U.S. presidential candidate in 1928.
Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.
Albion's Seed: Four British Folkways in America is a 1989 book by David Hackett Fischer that details the folkways of four groups of people who moved from distinct regions of Great Britain (Albion) to the United States.
Ambrose Everett Burnside (May 23, 1824 – September 13, 1881) was an American soldier, railroad executive, inventor, industrialist, and politician from Rhode Island, serving as governor and a United States Senator.
American ancestry refers to people in the United States who self-identify their ancestry as "American", rather than the more common officially recognized racial and ethnic groups that make up the bulk of the American people.
The American Athletic Conference (also known as The American and sometimes abbreviated AAC) is an American collegiate athletic conference, featuring 12 member universities and six associate member universities that compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's (NCAA) Division I, with its football teams competing in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS).
American Baptist College (also known as American Baptist Theological Seminary or ABTS) is a small, predominantly African American liberal arts college located in Nashville, Tennessee.
The American chestnut (Castanea dentata) is a large, monoecious deciduous tree of the beech family native to eastern North America.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.
Andrew Johnson (December 29, 1808 July 31, 1875) was the 17th President of the United States, serving from 1865 to 1869.
Andrew Johnson National Historic Site is a National Historic Site in Greeneville, Tennessee, maintained by the National Park Service.
Antioch is a neighborhood in southeastern Davidson County, Tennessee governed by the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.
Apison is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States.
The Appalachian League of Professional Baseball is a Rookie-class Minor League Baseball league that began play in 1911.
The Appalachian Mountains (les Appalaches), often called the Appalachians, are a system of mountains in eastern North America.
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail, generally known as the Appalachian Trail or simply the A.T., is a marked hiking trail in the Eastern United States extending between Springer Mountain in Georgia and Mount Katahdin in Maine.
Aquinas College is a Roman Catholic institution of higher learning in Nashville, Tennessee founded in 1928 and named in honor of St. Thomas Aquinas.
In the classification of the archaeological cultures of North America, the Archaic period or "Meso-Indian period" in North America, accepted to be from around 8000 to 1000 BC in the sequence of North American pre-Columbian cultural stages, is a period defined by the archaic stage of cultural development.
Arkansas is a state in the southeastern region of the United States, home to over 3 million people as of 2017.
The Army of Tennessee was the principal Confederate army operating between the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi River during the American Civil War.
Asian Americans are Americans of Asian descent.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
At-large is a designation for members of a governing body who are elected or appointed to represent the whole membership of the body (for example, a city, state or province, nation, club or association), rather than a subset of that membership.
Atheism is, in the broadest sense, the absence of belief in the existence of deities.
Athens is a city in McMinn County, Tennessee, United States.
The Atlantic Sun Conference, branded as the ASUN Conference, is a collegiate athletic conference operating mostly in the Southeastern United States.
The Austin Peay Governors are the intercollegiate athletic teams of Austin Peay State University (APU), located in Clarksville, Tennessee, United States.
Austin Peay State University is a four-year public university located in Clarksville, Tennessee.
AutoZone is an American retailer of aftermarket automotive parts and accessories, the largest in the United States.
Avery's Trace was the principal road used by settlers travelling from the Knoxville area in East Tennessee to the Nashville area from 1788 to the mid-1830s.
Baker v. Carr,, was a landmark United States Supreme Court case that decided that redistricting (attempts to change the way voting districts are delineated) issues present justiciable questions, thus enabling federal courts to intervene in and to decide redistricting cases.
The Bald Mountains are a mountain range rising along the border between Tennessee and North Carolina in the southeastern United States.
Baptist College of Health Sciences is a private, coeducational, specialized college in Memphis, Tennessee operated by Baptist Memorial Health Care.
The Barrett M82, standardized by the U.S. military as the M107, is a recoil-operated, semi-automatic anti-materiel rifle developed by the American Barrett Firearms Manufacturing company.
Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding.
BASEketball is a 1998 American sports comedy film co-written and directed by David Zucker and starring South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, along with Dian Bachar, Robert Vaughn, Ernest Borgnine, Yasmine Bleeth and Jenny McCarthy.
The Battle of Bean's Station was a battle of the Knoxville Campaign of the American Civil War, occurring on December 14, 1863, in Grainger County, Tennessee.
The Battle of Fort Sumter (April 12–13, 1861) was the bombardment of Fort Sumter near Charleston, South Carolina by the Confederate States Army, and the return gunfire and subsequent surrender by the United States Army, that started the American Civil War.
The Battle of Franklin was fought on November 30, 1864, in Franklin, Tennessee, as part of the Franklin–Nashville Campaign of the American Civil War.
The Battle of Kings Mountain was a military engagement between Patriot and Loyalist militias in South Carolina during the Southern Campaign of the American Revolutionary War, resulting in a decisive victory for the Patriots.
The Battle of Nashville was a two-day battle in the Franklin-Nashville Campaign that represented the end of large-scale fighting west of the coastal states in the American Civil War.
The Battle of New Orleans was a series of engagements fought between December 14, 1814 and January 18, 1815, constituting the last major battle of the War of 1812.
The Battle of Perryville (also known as the Battle of Chaplin Hills) was fought on October 8, 1862, in the Chaplin Hills west of Perryville, Kentucky, as the culmination of the Confederate Heartland Offensive (Kentucky Campaign) during the American Civil War.
The Battle of Shiloh (also known as the Battle of Pittsburg Landing) was a battle in the Western Theater of the American Civil War, fought April 6–7, 1862, in southwestern Tennessee.
The Battle of Stones River (also known as the Second Battle of Murfreesboro) was a battle fought from December 31, 1862, to January 2, 1863, in Middle Tennessee, as the culmination of the Stones River Campaign in the Western Theater of the American Civil War.
The Battle of the Boulevard, also referred to as the Belmont–Lipscomb basketball rivalry is a college basketball rivalry between the Belmont University Bruins and the Lipscomb University Bisons.
Bays Mountain is a ridge of the Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians, located in eastern Tennessee.
Beale Street is a street in Downtown Memphis, Tennessee, which runs from the Mississippi River to East Street, a distance of approximately.
The Belmont Bruins are the intercollegiate athletic teams of Belmont University located in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.
Belmont University is a private, coeducational, liberal arts university located in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.
Benton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Bethel University is a Christian institute of higher education in Tennessee, accredited to bestow degrees to the master's level.
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, also known as the Bicentennial Mall, is an urban state park in downtown Nashville, Tennessee.
The Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area preserves the Big South Fork of the Cumberland River and its tributaries in northeastern Tennessee and southeastern Kentucky.
William Emerson Brock III (born November 23, 1930) is a former Republican United States senator from Tennessee, having served from 1971 to 1977.
William Jefferson Clinton (born August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
William Edward Haslam (born August 23, 1958) is an American businessman and politician serving as the 49th and current Governor of Tennessee since 2011.
Blight refers to a specific sign affecting plants in response to infection by a pathogenic organism.
The Blue Ridge Mountains are a physiographic province of the larger Appalachian Mountains range.
Blues is a music genre and musical form originated by African Americans in the Deep South of the United States around the end of the 19th century.
The BNSF Railway Company is the largest freight railroad network in North America, followed by the Union Pacific Railroad (UP) in second place, its primary competitor for Western U.S. freight.
Robert Phillips Corker Jr. (born August 24, 1952) is an American businessman and politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Tennessee since 2007.
In North America, a bowl game is one of a number of post-season college football games that are primarily played by teams belonging to the NCAA's Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS).
Bradley County is a county located in the southeastern portion of the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Braxton Bragg (March 22, 1817 – September 27, 1876) was a senior officer of the Confederate States Army who was assigned to duty at Richmond, under direction of the President of the Confederate States of America, Jefferson Davis, and charged with the conduct of military operations of the armies of the Confederate States from February 24, 1864 until January 13, 1865, when he was charged with command and defense of Wilmington, North Carolina.
Bristol Motor Speedway, formerly known as Bristol International Raceway and Bristol Raceway, is a NASCAR short track venue located in Bristol, Tennessee.
The Bristol Sessions are considered by some as the "Big Bang" of modern country music.
Bristol is a city in Sullivan County, Tennessee, United States.
Broadway is major thoroughfare in Nashville, Tennessee.
Bryan College is a Christian liberal arts college in Dayton, Tennessee, United States.
Carl Lee Perkins (April 9, 1932 – January 19, 1998)Pareles. was an American singer-songwriter who recorded most notably at the Sun Studio, in Memphis, beginning in 1954.
Carroll County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Carson–Newman University is a Christian liberal arts university in Jefferson City, Tennessee, United States.
Caterpillar Inc. is an American Fortune 100 corporation which designs, develops, engineers, manufactures, markets and sells machinery, engines, financial products and insurance to customers via a worldwide dealer network.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
The Catholic Church in the United States is part of the worldwide Catholic Church in communion with the Pope in Rome.
Cattle—colloquially cows—are the most common type of large domesticated ungulates.
Centennial Park is a large urban park located approximately two miles (three km) west of downtown Nashville, Tennessee, across West End Avenue (U.S. Highway 70S) from the campus of Vanderbilt University and adjacent to the current (2016) headquarters campus of the Hospital Corporation of America.
In demographics, the center of population (or population center) of a region is a geographical point that describes a centerpoint of the region's population.
The North American Central Time Zone (CT) is a time zone in parts of Canada, the United States, Mexico, Central America, some Caribbean Islands, and part of the Eastern Pacific Ocean.
The channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) is North America's most numerous catfish species.
Charles Allan Rich (December 14, 1932July 25, 1995) was an American country music singer, songwriter, and musician.
The Chattanooga Campaign was a series of maneuvers and battles in October and November 1863, during the American Civil War.
Chattanooga FC is an American soccer team based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States.
The Chattanooga Lookouts are a Minor League Baseball team based in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport, also known as Lovell Field, is a public airport located five miles (8 km) east of the central business district of Chattanooga, a city in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States.
The Chattanooga Mocs (formerly the Chattanooga Moccasins) are the 15 teams representing the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in intercollegiate athletics.
Chattanooga State Community College, also known as Chattanooga State or Chatt State, is a public, comprehensive community college located in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
The Chattanooga Times Free Press is a daily broadsheet newspaper published in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and is distributed in the metropolitan Chattanooga region of southeastern Tennessee and northwestern Georgia.
Chattanooga is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, with a population of 177,571 in 2016.
The Cherokee (translit or translit) are one of the indigenous peoples of the Southeastern Woodlands.
Cherokee (ᏣᎳᎩ ᎦᏬᏂᎯᏍᏗ, Tsalagi Gawonihisdi) is an endangered Iroquoian language and the native language of the Cherokee people.
The Cherokee National Forest is a large National Forest created on June 14, 1920 and managed by the U.S. Forest Service and encompassing some.
Cherokee removal, part of the Trail of Tears, refers to the forced relocation between 1836 and 1839 of the Cherokee Nation from their lands in Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Alabama to the Indian Territory (present day Oklahoma) in the then Western United States, and the resultant deaths along the way and at the end of the movement of an estimated 4000 Cherokee.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, located in northern Georgia and eastern Tennessee, preserves the sites of two major battles of the American Civil War: the Battle of Chickamauga and the Chattanooga Campaign.
The Chickamauga Cherokee were a group that separated from the greater body of the Cherokee tribes during the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783).
The Chickasaw are an indigenous people of the Southeastern Woodlands.
The Chikamaka Band is an organization based in Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia, who self-identify as American Indians descended from Chickamauga Cherokee band, who lived the Tennessee River valley area near Nickajack in the 1790s and early 1800s, then retreated from the river bottom land and migrated up to the Cumberland Plateau in and around Tracy City, Tennessee.
The Choctaw (in the Choctaw language, Chahta)Common misspellings and variations in other languages include Chacta, Tchakta and Chocktaw.
Christian Brothers University is the oldest collegiate degree-granting institution in the city of Memphis.
ChristianityFrom Ancient Greek Χριστός Khristós (Latinized as Christus), translating Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.
The Church of God, with headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee, United States is a Pentecostal Christian denomination.
The Church Of God in Christ (COGIC) is a Pentecostal-Holiness Christian denomination with a predominantly African-American membership.
The Church of God of Prophecy is a Pentecostal Holiness Christian denomination.
Churches of Christ are autonomous Christian congregations associated with one another through distinct beliefs and practices.
The City of New Orleans is an Amtrak passenger train which operates on an overnight schedule between Chicago and New Orleans.
Clarksville is the county seat of Montgomery County, Tennessee, United States.
A classification yard (American and Canadian English) or marshalling yard (British, Hong Kong, Indian, Australian and Canadian English) is a railway yard found at some freight train stations, used to separate railway cars onto one of several tracks.
Cleveland State Community College is a public community college in Cleveland, Tennessee.
Cleveland is a city in Bradley County, Tennessee, United States.
Clinch Mountain is a mountain ridge in the U.S. states of Tennessee and Virginia, lying in the ridge-and-valley section of the Appalachian Mountains.
Clingmans Dome (or Clingman's Dome) is a mountain in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee and North Carolina, in the southeastern United States.
Coccinellidae is a widespread family of small beetles ranging in size from 0.8 to 18 mm (0.03 to 0.71 inches).
Collierville is a town in Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, and a suburb located in the Memphis metropolitan area.
Columbia State Community College is a community college in Columbia, Tennessee.
In computing, a comma-separated values (CSV) file is a delimited text file that uses a comma to separate values.
Commuter rail, also called suburban rail, is a passenger rail transport service that primarily operates between a city centre and middle to outer suburbs beyond 15 km (10 miles) and commuter towns or other locations that draw large numbers of commuters—people who travel on a daily basis.
The Confederate States of America (CSA or C.S.), commonly referred to as the Confederacy, was an unrecognized country in North America that existed from 1861 to 1865.
Conference USA (C-USA or CUSA) is a collegiate athletic conference whose current member institutions are located within the Southern United States.
Conquistadors (from Spanish or Portuguese conquistadores "conquerors") is a term used to refer to the soldiers and explorers of the Spanish Empire or the Portuguese Empire in a general sense.
The Constitution of the State of Tennessee defines the form, structure, activities, character, and fundamental rules (and means for changing them) of the U.S. State of Tennessee.
A constitutional convention is a gathering for the purpose of writing a new constitution or revising an existing constitution.
The Cotton Bowl Classic, officially the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic for sponsorship purposes, or just simply known as the Cotton Bowl, is an American college football bowl game that has been held annually since January 1, 1937.
Country music, also known as country and western or simply country, is a genre of popular music that originated in the southern United States in the early 1920s.
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, Tennessee, is one of the world's largest museums and research centers dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of American vernacular music.
Courts of Tennessee include:;State courts of Tennessee.
The Crown College, a Distinctive Christian College, is a Bible college, trade school, seminary, and music conservatory in Powell, Tennessee.
CSX Transportation is a Class I railroad operating in the eastern United States and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec.
The Cumberland Gap is a narrow pass through the long ridge of the Cumberland Mountains, within the Appalachian Mountains, near the junction of the U.S. states of Kentucky, Virginia, and Tennessee.
The Cumberland Gap National Historical Park is a United States National Historical Park located at the border between Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia, centered on the Cumberland Gap, a natural break in the Appalachian Mountains.
The Cumberland Plateau is the southern part of the Appalachian Plateau in the Appalachian Mountains of the United States.
The Cumberland Presbyterian Church is a Presbyterian Christian denomination spawned by the Second Great Awakening.
Cumberland University is a private university in Lebanon, Tennessee.
Dandridge is a town in Jefferson County, Tennessee, United States.
Daniel Boone (September 26, 1820) was an American pioneer, explorer, woodsman, and frontiersman, whose frontier exploits made him one of the first folk heroes of the United States.
David "Davy" Crockett (August 17, 1786 – March 6, 1836) was a 19th-century American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier, and politician.
Death row is a special section of a prison that houses inmates who are awaiting execution after being sentenced to death for the conviction of capital crimes.
Decatur County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
Disenfranchisement after the Reconstruction Era in the United States of America was based on a series of laws, new constitutions, and practices in the South that were deliberately used to prevent black citizens from registering to vote and voting.
A dividend is a payment made by a corporation to its shareholders, usually as a distribution of profits.
Dollywood is a theme park jointly owned by entertainer Dolly Parton and Herschend Family Entertainment.
Double-A (or Class AA) is the second highest level of play in Minor League Baseball (MiLB) in the United States after Triple-A. There are thirty Double-A teams in three leagues at this classification: Eastern League, Southern League, and the Texas League.
Dover is a city in and the county seat of Stewart County, Tennessee, west-northwest of Nashville on the Cumberland River.
Dragging Canoe (ᏥᏳ ᎦᏅᏏᏂ, pronounced Tsiyu Gansini, "he is dragging his canoe") (c. 1738–February 29, 1792) was a Cherokee war chief who led a band of disaffected Cherokee against colonists and United States settlers in the Upper South.
Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was an American army general and statesman who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 to 1961.
Dyersburg State Community College is a community college in Dyersburg, Tennessee.
East Tennessee comprises approximately the eastern third of the U.S. state of Tennessee, one of the three Grand Divisions of Tennessee defined in state law.
The East Tennessee Convention was an assembly of Southern Unionist delegates primarily from East Tennessee that met on three occasions during the Civil War.
The East Tennessee State Buccaneers are the sixteen sports teams representing East Tennessee State University (ETSU) in Johnson City, Tennessee in intercollegiate athletics, including men and women's basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, and track and field; women's-only softball and volleyball; and men's-only baseball and football.
East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is a public university located in Johnson City, Tennessee.
The eastern box turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina) is a subspecies within a group of hinge-shelled turtles, normally called box turtles.
The Eastern Orthodox Church, also known as the Orthodox Church, or officially as the Orthodox Catholic Church, is the second-largest Christian Church, with over 250 million members.
The Eastern Time Zone (ET) is a time zone encompassing 17 U.S. states in the eastern part of the contiguous United States, parts of eastern Canada, the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico, Panama in Central America, and the Caribbean Islands.
Eastman Chemical Company, an American Fortune 500 company, is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of advanced materials, chemicals and fibers for everyday purposes.
Echinacea tennesseensis, also known as the Tennessee coneflower or Tennessee purple coneflower, is a flowering plant in the sunflower family, endemic to the cedar glades of the central portion of the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Execution by electrocution, performed using an electric chair, is a method of execution originating in the United States in which the condemned person is strapped to a specially built wooden chair and electrocuted through electrodes fastened on the head and leg.
In the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship or the NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Championship, the "Elite Eight" (also called the “Great Eight”) are the final eight teams and, thus represent the regional finals, or national quarterfinals.
The Elizabethton Twins are a minor league baseball team of the Appalachian League and a rookie-level farm club of the Minnesota Twins.
Elizabethton is a city in, and the county seat of Carter County, Tennessee, United States.
Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor.
The Emancipation Proclamation, or Proclamation 95, was a presidential proclamation and executive order issued by United States President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863.
Emmanuel Christian Seminary (formerly Emmanuel School of Religion) is the graduate theological seminary of Milligan College.
The was the historical nation-state and great power that existed from the Meiji Restoration in 1868 to the enactment of the 1947 constitution of modern Japan.
English Americans, also referred to as Anglo-Americans, are Americans whose ancestry originates wholly or partly in England, a country that is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
Ethnography (from Greek ἔθνος ethnos "folk, people, nation" and γράφω grapho "I write") is the systematic study of people and cultures.
Evangelicalism, evangelical Christianity, or evangelical Protestantism, is a worldwide, crossdenominational movement within Protestant Christianity which maintains the belief that the essence of the Gospel consists of the doctrine of salvation by grace through faith in Jesus Christ's atonement.
FedEx Corporation is an American multinational courier delivery services company headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.
The Fiesta Bowl, officially the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl for sponsorship purposes, is an American college football bowl game played annually at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.
The Lampyridae are a family of insects in the beetle order Coleoptera.
The First Battle of Memphis was a naval battle fought on the Mississippi River immediately above the city of Memphis on June 6, 1862, during the American Civil War.
Fisk University is a private historically black university in Nashville, Tennessee.
In nuclear engineering, fissile material is material capable of sustaining a nuclear fission chain reaction.
The term "Five Civilized Tribes" derives from the colonial and early federal period in the history of the United States.
Fog is a visible aerosol consisting of minute water droplets or ice crystals suspended in the air at or near the Earth's surface.
The Foothills Parkway is a national parkway which partly traverses the foothills of the northern Great Smoky Mountains in East Tennessee, located in the southeastern United States.
Fort Cass, established in 1835, was an important site during the Cherokee removal known as the Trail of Tears.
Fort Donelson National Battlefield preserves Fort Donelson and Fort Heiman, two sites of the American Civil War Forts Henry and Donelson Campaign, in which Union Army Brigadier General Ulysses S. Grant and Flag Officer Andrew Hull Foote captured three Confederate forts and opened two rivers, the Tennessee River and the Cumberland River, to control by the Union Navy.
Fort Loudoun was a British colonial-era fort located in what is now Monroe County, Tennessee, United States.
The Fourteenth Amendment (Amendment XIV) to the United States Constitution was adopted on July 9, 1868, as one of the Reconstruction Amendments.
Franklin is a city in, and the county seat of, Williamson County, Tennessee, United States.
Free Will Baptist is a denomination and group of people that believe in free grace, free salvation and free will.
Freed–Hardeman University is a private university in Henderson, Tennessee.
The French Broad River flows from near the town of Rosman in Transylvania County, North Carolina, into the state of Tennessee.
Furman v. Georgia, was a criminal case in which the United States Supreme Court struck down all death penalty schemes in the United States in a 5–4 decision, with each member of the majority writing a separate opinion.
Gatlinburg is a mountain resort city in Sevier County, Tennessee, United States.
Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, formerly known as Opryland Hotel, is a hotel and convention center located in Nashville, Tennessee.
George Henry Thomas (July 31, 1816March 28, 1870) was a United States Army officer and a Union general during the American Civil War, one of the principal commanders in the Western Theater.
George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009.
Georgia is a state in the Southeastern United States.
German Americans (Deutschamerikaner) are Americans who have full or partial German ancestry.
Gibson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.
The Governor of Tennessee is the head of government of the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Graceland is a mansion on a estate in Memphis, Tennessee, United States, that was owned by Elvis Presley.
The Grand Divisions are three geographic regions in the U.S. state of Tennessee, each constituting roughly one-third of the state's land area, that are geographically, culturally, legally, and economically distinct.
The Grand Ole Opry is a weekly country-music stage concert in Nashville, Tennessee, which was founded on November 28, 1925, by George D. Hay as a one-hour radio "barn dance" on WSM.
The Great Valley, also called the Great Appalachian Valley or Great Valley Region, is one of the major landform features of eastern North America.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.
The Great Smoky Mountains are a mountain range rising along the Tennessee–North Carolina border in the southeastern United States.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an American national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site that straddles the ridgeline of the Great Smoky Mountains, part of the Blue Ridge Mountains, which are a division of the larger Appalachian Mountain chain.
The Great Train Wreck of 1918 occurred on July 9, 1918, in Nashville, Tennessee.
The Greeneville Reds are a Minor League Baseball team of the Rookie-level Appalachian League.
Greeneville is a town in, and the county seat of Greene County, Tennessee, United States.
The Gulf Coastal Plain extends around the Gulf of Mexico in the Southern United States and eastern Mexico.
The Gulf of Mexico (Golfo de México) is an ocean basin and a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean, largely surrounded by the North American continent.
Gun laws in Tennessee regulate the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition in the state of Tennessee in the United States.
Hail is a form of solid precipitation.
The Hall income tax is a Tennessee state tax on interest and dividend income from investments.
Hamilton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Hartsville is a town in Trousdale County, Tennessee, United States.
Hemlock Semiconductor Corporation is the largest producer of polysilicon in the United States.
Henderson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Henning is a town in Lauderdale County, Tennessee.
Henry County is a county located on the northwestern border of the U.S. state of Tennessee, and is considered part of West Tennessee.
Henry Timberlake (1730 or 1735 – September 30, 1765) was a colonial Anglo-American officer, journalist, and cartographer.
Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964) was an American engineer, businessman and politician who served as the 31st President of the United States from 1929 to 1933 during the Great Depression.
Hernando de Soto (1495 – May 21, 1542) was a Spanish explorer and conquistador who led the first Spanish and European expedition deep into the territory of the modern-day United States (through Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and most likely Arkansas).
The Highland Rim is a geographic term for the area in Tennessee surrounding the Central Basin.
Hispanic Americans and Latino Americans (Estadounidenses hispanos) are people in the United States who are descendants of people from countries of Latin America and Spain.
A honey bee (or honeybee) is any member of the genus Apis, primarily distinguished by the production and storage of honey and the construction of perennial, colonial nests from wax.
Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) is an American for-profit operator of health care facilities that was founded in 1968.
Household income is an economic measure that can be applied to one household, or aggregated across a large group such as a county, city, or the whole country.
A humid continental climate (Köppen prefix D and a third letter of a or b) is a climatic region defined by Russo-German climatologist Wladimir Köppen in 1900, which is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold in the northern areas) winters.
A humid subtropical climate is a zone of climate characterized by hot and humid summers, and mild to cool winters.
Hurricane Opal was a Category 4 hurricane that caused severe damage along the northern Gulf Coast of the United States in October 1995.
Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.
An ice storm is a type of winter storm characterized by freezing rain, also known as a glaze event or, in some parts of the United States, as a silver thaw.
Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.
Immigration to the United States is the international movement of individuals who are not natives or do not possess citizenship in order to settle, reside, study, or work in the country.
The following is an alphabetical list of articles related to the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Indian removal was a forced migration in the 19th century whereby Native Americans were forced by the United States government to leave their ancestral homelands in the eastern United States to lands west of the Mississippi River, specifically to a designated Indian Territory (roughly, modern Oklahoma).
As general terms, Indian Territory, the Indian Territories, or Indian country describe an evolving land area set aside by the United States Government for the relocation of Native Americans who held aboriginal title to their land.
The IndyCar Series, currently known as the Verizon IndyCar Series for title sponsorship reasons, is the premier level of open-wheel racing in North America.
A tax paid by a person who inherits money or property or a levy on the estate (money and property) of a person who has died.
Intangible property, also known as incorporeal property, describes something which a person or corporation can have ownership of and can transfer ownership to another person or corporation, but has no physical substance, for example brand identity or knowledge/intellectual property.
Interest is payment from a borrower or deposit-taking financial institution to a lender or depositor of an amount above repayment of the principal sum (i.e., the amount borrowed), at a particular rate.
The International Paper Company is an American pulp and paper company, the largest such company in the world.
Interstate 155 (abbreviated I-155) is an east–west spur beginning in far southeast Missouri.
Interstate 24 (I-24) is an Interstate Highway in the Midwestern and Southeastern United States.
Interstate 240 (I-240) is a Auxiliary Interstate Highway in the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Interstate 269 (I-269) is a partially completed beltway currently under construction around the city of Memphis, Tennessee, and its adjacent suburban areas in southwestern Tennessee and northern Mississippi.
Interstate 275 (I-275) is an Interstate Highway in Tennessee that serves Knoxville by connecting the downtown with I-75/I-640/US-25W.
Interstate 40 (I-40) traverses the entirety of the state of Tennessee from west to east, running from the Mississippi River at the Arkansas border to the northern base of the Great Smoky Mountains at the North Carolina border.
Interstate 440 (I-440) is a auxiliary loop interstate highway in Davidson County, Tennessee which serves as a southern bypass for downtown Nashville.
Interstate 55 in Tennessee lies entirely within the city of Memphis, located in Shelby County.
Interstate 640 (abbreviated I-640) is a bypass of Interstate 40 running north of Knoxville, Tennessee.
Interstate 65 (I-65) runs from Ardmore north in Tennessee to just south of Franklin, Kentucky, forming part of the national Interstate 65, which goes from Mobile, Alabama, to Gary, Indiana.
Interstate 69 (I-69) is a proposed U.S. Interstate Highway that will pass through the western part of the U.S. state of Tennessee, serving the cities of Union City, Dyersburg, and Memphis.
In the U.S. state of Tennessee, Interstate 75 (I-75) runs from Chattanooga to Jellico by way of Knoxville.
Interstate 81 (I-81) is an long expressway stretching from Dandridge, Tennessee northward to the Thousand Islands Bridge at the Canada–US border near Fishers Landing, New York.
Interstate 840 (I-840), formerly State Route 840 (SR 840), also designated as Tennessee National Guard Parkway, is a loop interstate highway around Nashville, Tennessee, built by the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT).
Iris is a genus of 260–300 species of flowering plants with showy flowers.
Irish Americans (Gael-Mheiriceánaigh) are an ethnic group comprising Americans who have full or partial ancestry from Ireland, especially those who identify with that ancestry, along with their cultural characteristics.
The Iron Mountains are a subrange of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
The Iroquois Steeplechase (also known as the Iroquois Hurdle Stakes) is an American Grade I NSA sanctioned steeplechase race run each spring at Percy Warner Park in Nashville, Tennessee.
Isham Green Harris (February 10, 1818July 8, 1897) was an American politician who served as Governor of Tennessee from 1857 to 1862, and as a U.S. Senator from 1877 until his death.
IslamThere are ten pronunciations of Islam in English, differing in whether the first or second syllable has the stress, whether the s is or, and whether the a is pronounced, or (when the stress is on the first syllable) (Merriam Webster).
Jack Daniel's is a brand of Tennessee whiskey and the top-selling American whiskey in the world.
The Jackson Generals are a Minor League Baseball team of the Southern League and the Double-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The Jackson Purchase, also known as the Purchase Region or simply the Purchase, is a region in the U.S. state of Kentucky bounded by the Mississippi River to the west, the Ohio River to the north, and Tennessee River to the east.
The Jackson Purchase is a region of western Tennessee and southwestern Kentucky, bounded by the Tennessee River on the east, the Ohio River on the north, and the Mississippi River on the west, that was ceded to the United States by the Chickasaw Peoples in 1818.
Jackson State Community College is a publicly-supported community college located in Jackson, Tennessee and operated under the auspices of the Tennessee Board of Regents.
James Glen (1701 – July 18, 1777) was a politician in the Province of South Carolina.
James Knox Polk (November 2, 1795 – June 15, 1849) was an American politician who served as the 11th President of the United States (1845–1849).
James Longstreet (January 8, 1821January 2, 1904) was one of the foremost Confederate generals of the American Civil War and the principal subordinate to General Robert E. Lee, who called him his "Old War Horse." He served under Lee as a corps commander for many of the famous battles fought by the Army of Northern Virginia in the Eastern Theater, and briefly with Braxton Bragg in the Army of Tennessee in the Western Theater.
James Middleton Cox (March 31, 1870 July 15, 1957) was the 46th and 48th Governor of Ohio, a U.S. Representative from Ohio, and the Democratic nominee for President of the United States in the election of 1920.
James Mooney (February 10, 1861 – December 22, 1921) was an American ethnographer who lived for several years among the Cherokee.
Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and pianist, often known by his nickname, The Killer.
Jews (יְהוּדִים ISO 259-3, Israeli pronunciation) or Jewish people are an ethnoreligious group and a nation, originating from the Israelites Israelite origins and kingdom: "The first act in the long drama of Jewish history is the age of the Israelites""The people of the Kingdom of Israel and the ethnic and religious group known as the Jewish people that descended from them have been subjected to a number of forced migrations in their history" and Hebrews of the Ancient Near East.
Jim Crow laws were state and local laws that enforced racial segregation in the Southern United States.
James Earl Carter Jr. (born October 1, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 39th President of the United States from 1977 to 1981.
John William Gerard de Brahm (1718–c.1799) was a German cartographer, engineer and mystic.
John R. Cash (born J. R. Cash; February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author.
The Johnson City Cardinals are a Minor League Baseball team based in Johnson City, Tennessee.
Johnson City is a city in Washington, Carter, and Sullivan counties in the U.S. state of Tennessee, with most of the city being in Washington County.
Johnson University is a private, Christian, co-educational university with its main campus located six miles (10 km) southeast of Knoxville, Tennessee in the Kimberlin Heights community.
Juan Pardo was a Spanish explorer and conquistador who was active in the later half of the sixteenth century.
Juniperus virginiana — its common names include red cedar, eastern redcedar,Flora of North America: Virginian juniper, eastern juniper, red juniper, pencil cedar, and aromatic cedar — is a species of juniper native to eastern North America from southeastern Canada to the Gulf of Mexico and east of the Great Plains.
Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.
King University (formerly King College) is a private university in Bristol, Tennessee.
The Kingsport Mets are a Minor League Baseball team of the Appalachian League and the Rookie affiliate of the New York Mets.
Kingsport is a city in Sullivan and Hawkins counties in the U.S. state of Tennessee; most of the city is in Sullivan County.
Kingston is a city in and the county seat of Roane County, Tennessee, United States.
Knoxville College is a historically black liberal arts college in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, which was founded in 1875 by the United Presbyterian Church of North America.
Emerald Force Soccer Club, Knoxville Force, is an American soccer club based in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States.
The Knoxville Ice Bears are a professional ice hockey team.
Knoxville is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and the county seat of Knox County.
Andrew Lamar Alexander Jr. (born July 3, 1940) is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Tennessee, a seat he has held since 2003.
Lane College is a small, private, co-educational, historically black college associated with the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, located in Jackson, Tennessee, just northeast of the downtown area.
Lawrence County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Lee University is a private Christian University in Cleveland, Tennessee, historically affiliated with the Church of God (Cleveland, Tennesse), a Pentecostal Christian denomination.
LeMoyne–Owen College (LOC or simply "LeMoyne") is a fully accredited, four-year private historically black college located in Memphis, Tennessee, affiliated with the United Church of Christ.
The Lenape, also called the Leni Lenape, Lenni Lenape and Delaware people, are an indigenous people of the Northeastern Woodlands, who live in Canada and the United States.
Lethal injection is the practice of injecting one or more drugs into a person (typically a barbiturate, paralytic, and potassium solution) for the express purpose of causing immediate death.
LexisNexis Group is a corporation providing computer-assisted legal research as well as business research and risk management services.
In the United States, 45 of the 50 states have an office of lieutenant governor.
Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) is a private four-year co-educational liberal arts college located in Harrogate, Tennessee, United States.
The Lipscomb Bisons are the fifteen sports teams representing Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee in intercollegiate athletics.
Lipscomb University is a private, coeducational, liberal arts university in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.
Liriodendron tulipifera—known as the tulip tree, American tulip tree, tulipwood, tuliptree, tulip poplar, whitewood, fiddletree, and yellow-poplar—is the North American representative of the two-species genus Liriodendron (the other member is Liriodendron chinense), and the tallest eastern hardwood.
Washington, D.C. has been the federal capital city of the United States since 1819.
Following is a list of Justices of the Tennessee Supreme Court.
This is a List of NCAA Division I non-football programs- colleges and universities that are members of Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association but do not sponsor varsity football teams.
Six individuals have been executed in the state of Tennessee, United States since 2000, the year of Tennessee's first execution since capital punishment was found legal in Gregg v. Georgia.
The Southeastern Conference (SEC) sponsors nine men's sports and twelve women's sports.
The United States of America is a federal republic consisting of 50 states, a federal district (Washington, D.C., the capital city of the United States), five major territories, and various minor islands.
The definition of world's busiest airport has been specified by the Airports Council International in Geneva, Switzerland.
This is a list of official U.S. state amphibians.
This is a list of U.S. state and territory flowers.
All of the United States' 50 states have a state motto, as do the District of Columbia and three US territories.
This is a list of U.S. state and territory trees, including official trees of the following states and U.S. territories (and the District of Columbia).
This is a list of state beverages as designated by the various states of the United States.
Below is a list of U.S. state birds as designated by each state's legislature.
This is a list of official U.S. state butterflies.
This is a list of official U.S. state dances.
A state firearm has only been designated by eight of the fifty States in the United States: Alaska, Arizona, Utah, Indiana, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Tennessee.
This is a list of official and unofficial U.S. state fishes.
This is a list of official U.S. state foods.
Most American states have made a state fossil designation, in many cases during the 1980s.
State insects are designated by 45 individual states of the fifty United States.
A state mammal is the official mammal of a U.S. state as designated by a state's legislature.
States in the U.S. which have significant mineral deposits often create a state mineral, rock, stone or gemstone to promote interest in their natural resources, history, tourism, etc.
Twenty-six U.S. states have named an official state reptile.
Forty-nine of the fifty U.S. states that make up the United States of America have one or more state songs, which are selected by each state legislature, and/or state governor, as a symbol (or emblem) of that particular U.S. state.
This is a complete list of the states of the United States and its major territories ordered by total area, land area, and water area.
As of April 1, 2010, the date of the 2010 United States Census, the nine most populous U.S. states contain slightly more than half of the total population.
A state of the United States is one of the 50 constituent entities that shares its sovereignty with the federal government.
The Little Tennessee River is a tributary of the Tennessee River that flows through the Blue Ridge Mountains of Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee, in the southeastern United States.
A longhunter (or long hunter) was an 18th-century explorer and hunter who made expeditions into the American frontier wilderness for as much as six months at a time.
Lookout Mountain is a mountain ridge located at the northwest corner of the U.S. state of Georgia, the northeast corner of Alabama, and along the Tennessee state line in Chattanooga.
In the United States, lotteries are run by 47 jurisdictions: 44 states plus the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Lynchburg is a city in the south-central region of the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908January 22, 1973), often referred to by his initials LBJ, was an American politician who served as the 36th President of the United States from 1963 to 1969, assuming the office after having served as the 37th Vice President of the United States from 1961 to 1963.
Madison County is a county located in the western part of the U.S. state of Tennessee.
The mainline Protestant churches (also called mainstream Protestant and sometimes oldline Protestant) are a group of Protestant denominations in the United States that contrast in history and practice with evangelical, fundamentalist, and charismatic Protestant denominations.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
Major League Soccer (MLS) is a men's professional soccer league sanctioned by U.S. Soccer that represents the sport's highest level in both the United States and Canada.
The major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada are the highest professional competitions of team sports in those countries.
The Manhattan Project was a research and development undertaking during World War II that produced the first nuclear weapons.
Martin Methodist College is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college located in Pulaski, Tennessee, and affiliated with the United Methodist Church.
Maarten "Martin" Van Buren (December 5, 1782 – July 24, 1862) was an American statesman who served as the eighth President of the United States from 1837 to 1841.
Maryville College is a private, four-year, liberal arts college in Maryville, Tennessee, United States, near Knoxville.
McGhee Tyson Airport is a public and military airport 12 miles south of Knoxville, in Alcoa, Blount County, Tennessee, United States.
McKellar–Sipes Regional Airport is a public use airport located four nautical miles (7 km) west of the central business district of Jackson, a city in Madison County, Tennessee, United States.
Meharry Medical College, located in Nashville, Tennessee, United States, is a graduate and professional institution affiliated with the United Methodist Church.
Memphis City FC is an American soccer team based in Memphis, Tennessee which currently plays in the Premier Development League.
Memphis College of Art, known before 1985 as the Memphis Academy of Art and first established as James Lee Memorial Art Academy in the James Lee House, is a small, private college of art and design located in Memphis, Tennessee's Overton Park adjacent to the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art.
The Memphis Grizzlies are an American professional basketball team based in Memphis, Tennessee.
Memphis International Airport is a civil-military airport seven miles (11.2 km) southeast of downtown Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee, United States.
The Memphis Redbirds are a Minor League Baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL) and the Triple-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals.
The Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum is a music museum located at 191 Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee.
Memphis Theological Seminary is an ecumenical theological seminary located in Midtown, Memphis, Tennessee.
The Memphis Tigers are the athletic teams that represent the University of Memphis.
The Memphis Zoo, located in Midtown, Memphis, Tennessee, United States, is home to more than 3,500 animals representing over 500 different species.
Memphis is a city located along the Mississippi River in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee.
A metropolitan area, sometimes referred to as a metro area or commuter belt, is a region consisting of a densely populated urban core and its less-populated surrounding territories, sharing industry, infrastructure, and housing.
The Mexican–American War, also known as the Mexican War in the United States and in Mexico as the American intervention in Mexico, was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States (Mexico) from 1846 to 1848.
Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary prepares students for vocational ministry.
Middle Tennessee is a distinct portion of the state of Tennessee, delineated according to state law as the 41 counties in the Middle Grand Division of Tennessee.
The Blue Raiders are the men's and women's athletic teams at Middle Tennessee State University, in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Middle Tennessee State University, commonly abbreviated as MTSU or MT, is a comprehensive coeducational public university in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Milk is a white liquid produced by the mammary glands of mammals.
Milligan College is a selective Christian liberal arts college founded in 1866 and located in the mountains of Upper East Tennessee and the Tri-Cities region of the state.
Millington is a city in Shelby County, Tennessee, United States.
Minor League Baseball is a hierarchy of professional baseball leagues in the Americas that compete at levels below Major League Baseball (MLB) and provide opportunities for player development and a way to prepare for the major leagues.
Mississippi is a state in the Southern United States, with part of its southern border formed by the Gulf of Mexico.
The Mississippi River Alluvial Plain is an alluvial plain created by the Mississippi River on which lie parts of seven U.S. states, from southern Louisiana to southern Illinois (Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana).
The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is one of three federally recognized tribes of Choctaw Native Americans.
The Mississippi Delta, also known as the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta, is the distinctive northwest section of the U.S. state of Mississippi (and small portions of Arkansas and Louisiana) which lies between the Mississippi and Yazoo Rivers.
The Mississippi Embayment is a physiographic feature in the south-central United States, part of the Mississippi Alluvial Plain.
The Mississippi River is the chief river of the second-largest drainage system on the North American continent, second only to the Hudson Bay drainage system.
The Mississippian culture was a mound-building Native American civilization archeologists date from approximately 800 CE to 1600 CE, varying regionally.
Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States.
Mockingbirds are a group of New World passerine birds from the Mimidae family.
Monroe County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.
The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (often shortened to the Cup Series) is the top racing series of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR).
Montgomery County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Moore County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Mormons are a religious and cultural group related to Mormonism, the principal branch of the Latter Day Saint movement of Restorationist Christianity, initiated by Joseph Smith in upstate New York during the 1820s.
Motlow State Community College is a public, multi-campus college offering associate degrees, certificates, associate of applied science degrees in southern Middle Tennessee.
Mountain City is a town in, and the county seat of Johnson County, Tennessee, United States.
Multiracial Americans are Americans who have mixed ancestry of "two or more races".
Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Rutherford County, Tennessee, United States.
The Muscogee, also known as the Mvskoke, Creek and the Muscogee Creek Confederacy, are a related group of Indigenous peoples of the Southeastern Woodlands.
The Music City Star is a commuter rail service running between Nashville and Lebanon, Tennessee.
Nanyehi (Cherokee: ᎾᏅᏰᎯ: "One who goes about"), known in English as Nancy Ward (ca. 1738–1822 or 1824) was a Beloved Woman of the Cherokee, which means that she was allowed to sit in councils and to make decisions, along with the chiefs and other Beloved Women.
The NASCAR Xfinity Series is a stock car racing series organized by NASCAR.
The Nashville Basin, also known as the Central Basin, is a term often used to describe the area surrounding Nashville, Tennessee.
Nashville International Airport is a joint public and military use airport in the southeastern section of Nashville in the U.S. state of Tennessee.
The Nashville metropolitan area is centered on Nashville, Tennessee, in the United States.
The Nashville MLS team will be a Major League Soccer expansion franchise that is expected to begin play in 2020.
The Nashville Predators are a professional ice hockey team based in Nashville, Tennessee.
Nashville Soccer Club is an American professional soccer team based in Nashville, Tennessee.
The Nashville School of Law (formerly known as the Nashville YMCA Night Law School), is a private law school specializing in legal education for non-traditional, part-time, working professionals and others seeking a legal education.
The Nashville Sounds are a Minor League Baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL) and the Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics.
Nashville State Community College is a comprehensive, regionally accredited, two-year community college in Nashville, Tennessee operated by the Tennessee Board of Regents.
Nashville Superspeedway is a motor racing complex located in Gladeville, Tennessee (though the track has a Lebanon address), United States, about 30 miles (48 km) southeast of Nashville.
Nashville is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the seat of Davidson County.
The Natchez Trace, also known as the "Old Natchez Trace", is a historic forest trail within the United States which extends roughly from Natchez, Mississippi, to Nashville, Tennessee, linking the Cumberland, Tennessee, and Mississippi Rivers.
The Natchez Trace Parkway (also known as the Natchez Trace or simply the Trace) is a National Parkway in the southeastern United States that commemorates the historic Old Natchez Trace and preserves sections of the original trail.
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States.
The National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. (or simply National Baptist Convention) is the largest predominantly African-American Christian denomination in the United States.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada).
The National Civil Rights Museum is a complex of museums and historic buildings in Memphis, Tennessee; its exhibits trace the history of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States from the 17th century to the present.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a non-profit organization which regulates athletes of 1,281 institutions and conferences.
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
The National Hockey League (NHL; Ligue nationale de hockey—LNH) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada.
The National Park Service (NPS) is an agency of the United States federal government that manages all national parks, many national monuments, and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations.
The National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) is an American soccer league commonly recognized as being a fourth tier league although it has been given no official designation by US Soccer.
Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States.
Native Hawaiians (Hawaiian: kānaka ʻōiwi, kānaka maoli, and Hawaiʻi maoli) are the aboriginal Polynesian people of the Hawaiian Islands or their descendants.
NCAA Division I (D-I) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in the United States.
The NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament is an annual college basketball tournament for women.
New Orleans (. Merriam-Webster.; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.
Newbern is a town in Dyer County, Tennessee.
Newport is a city in and the county seat of Cocke County, Tennessee, United States.
The Nineteenth Amendment (Amendment XIX) to the United States Constitution prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex.
, usually shortened to Nissan (or; Japanese), is a Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer headquartered in Nishi-ku, Yokohama.
Non-Hispanic whites or whites not of Hispanic or Latino origin (commonly referred to as Anglo-Americans)Mish, Frederic C., Editor in Chief Webster's Tenth New Collegiate Dictionary Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.A.:1994--Merriam-Webster See original definition (definition #1) of Anglo in English: It is defined as a synonym for Anglo-American--Page 86 are European Americans who are not of Hispanic or Latino origin/ethnicity, as defined by the United States Census Bureau.
The Norfolk Southern Railway is a Class I railroad in the United States.
The North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD 88) is the vertical control datum of orthometric height established for vertical control surveying in the United States of America based upon the General Adjustment of the North American Datum of 1988.
North Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.
Northeast State Community College is a public comprehensive community college based in Blountville, Tennessee, offering technical education and college transfer programs in Blountville and at teaching sites in Elizabethton, Gray, Johnson City, and Kingsport.
The northern bobwhite, Virginia quail or (in its home range) bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus) is a ground-dwelling bird native to the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean.
O’More College of Design is a four year non-for-profit small private college located in Franklin, Tennessee, United States.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is an American multiprogram science and technology national laboratory sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and administered, managed, and operated by UT-Battelle as a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) under a contract with the DOE.
Oak Ridge is a city in Anderson and Roane counties in the eastern part of the U.S. state of Tennessee, about west of Knoxville.
Obed River is a stream draining a part of the Cumberland Plateau in Tennessee.
Ober Gatlinburg is an amusement park and ski area, located in the mountains overlooking Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA.
An oceanic or highland climate, also known as a marine or maritime climate, is the Köppen classification of climate typical of west coasts in higher middle latitudes of continents, and generally features cool summers (relative to their latitude) and cool winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range and few extremes of temperature, with the exception for transitional areas to continental, subarctic and highland climates.
Ohio is a Midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States.
The Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) is a collegiate athletic conference which operates in the Midwestern and Southeastern United States.
One man, one vote (or one person, one vote) is a slogan used by advocates of political equality through various electoral reforms such as universal suffrage, proportional representation, or the elimination of plurality voting, malapportionment, or gerrymandering.
The Orange Bowl, officially the Capital One Orange Bowl for sponsorship purposes, is an annual American college football bowl game played at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Tennessee: Tennessee – U.S. state located in the Southeastern United States.
Overhill Cherokee was the term for the Cherokee people located in their historic settlements in what is now the U.S. state of Tennessee in the Southeastern United States, on the west side of the Appalachian Mountains.
The Overmountain Men were American frontiersmen from west of the Appalachian Mountains who took part in the American Revolutionary War.
The Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail (OVHT) is part of the U.S. National Trails System.
The Pacific Coast League (PCL) is a Minor League Baseball league operating in the Western, Midwestern, and Southeastern United States.
Pacific Islanders or Pasifikas are the peoples of the Pacific Islands.
Paleo-Indians, Paleoindians or Paleoamericans is a classification term given to the first peoples who entered, and subsequently inhabited, the Americas during the final glacial episodes of the late Pleistocene period.
A park ranger, park warden, or forest ranger is a person entrusted with protecting and preserving parklands – national, state, provincial, or local parks.
The Parthenon (Παρθενών; Παρθενώνας, Parthenónas) is a former temple, on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece, dedicated to the goddess Athena, whom the people of Athens considered their patron.
The Parthenon in Centennial Park, Nashville, Tennessee is a full-scale replica of the original Parthenon in Athens.
Passiflora, known also as the passion flowers or passion vines, is a genus of about 550 species of flowering plants, the type genus of the family Passifloraceae.
A pearl is a hard glistening object produced within the soft tissue (specifically the mantle) of a living shelled mollusk or another animal, such as a conulariid.
The Pellissippi Parkway is a highway in Knox and Blount counties in Tennessee.
Pellissippi State Community College (Pellissippi State) is one of 13 member community colleges operated by the Tennessee Board of Regents.
The Pennyroyal Plateau is a large area of Kentucky that features rolling hills, caves, and karst topography in general.
Per capita income or average income measures the average income earned per person in a given area (city, region, country, etc.) in a specified year.
The per capita personal income of the United States is the income that is received by persons from all sources.
The Perpetual Union is a feature of the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union, which established the United States of America as a national entity.
Perryville is an unincorporated town in Decatur County, Tennessee and one of the oldest towns in Decatur County.
The PGA Tour (stylized in all capital letters as PGA TOUR by its officials) is the organizer of the main professional golf tours played primarily by men in the United States and North America.
Philip Norman Bredesen Jr. (born November 21, 1943) is an American politician and businessman who served as the 48th Governor of Tennessee from 2003 to 2011.
Pigeon Forge is a mountain resort city in Sevier County, Tennessee, in the southeastern United States.
The Pigeon River of western North Carolina and east Tennessee rises above Canton, North Carolina, is impounded by Walters Dam, enters Tennessee, and flows into the French Broad River, just past Newport, Tennessee.
Pilot Corporation (or simply Pilot) is a petroleum corporation in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States.
A planned community, or planned city, is any community that was carefully planned from its inception and is typically constructed on previously undeveloped greenfield land.
A political machine is a political group in which an authoritative boss or small group commands the support of a corps of supporters and businesses (usually campaign workers), who receive rewards for their efforts.
A poll tax is a tax levied as a fixed sum on every liable individual.
Polycrystalline silicon, also called polysilicon or poly-Si, is a high purity, polycrystalline form of silicon, used as a raw material by the solar photovoltaic and electronics industry.
Poultry are domesticated birds kept by humans for their eggs, their meat or their feathers.
The poverty threshold, poverty limit or poverty line is the minimum level of income deemed adequate in a particular country.
Protestantism is the second largest form of Christianity with collectively more than 900 million adherents worldwide or nearly 40% of all Christians.
Protographium marcellus, the zebra swallowtail, (formerly listed under genera Eurytides, Iphiclides, Graphium and Papilio by some authorities) is a swallowtail butterfly native to the eastern United States and southeast Canada.
The Province of South Carolina (also known as the South Carolina Colony) was originally part of the Province of Carolina in British America, which was chartered by eight Lords Proprietor in 1663.
The raccoon (or, Procyon lotor), sometimes spelled racoon, also known as the common raccoon, North American raccoon, or northern raccoon, is a medium-sized mammal native to North America.
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are of Hispanic or Latino origin (the only categories for ethnicity).
James Rand McNally (born January 30, 1944) is an American politician and a Republican member of the Tennessee Senate.
The Reconstruction era was the period from 1863 (the Presidential Proclamation of December 8, 1863) to 1877.
Reelfoot Lake is a shallow natural lake located in the northwest portion of U.S. state of Tennessee, in Lake and Obion counties.
Regal Entertainment Group (REG) is an American movie theater chain headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
Rhodes College is a private liberal arts college located in Memphis, Tennessee, United States.
The Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians, also called the Ridge and Valley Province or the Valley and Ridge Appalachians, are a physiographic province of the larger Appalachian division and are also a belt within the Appalachian Mountains extending from southeastern New York through northwestern New Jersey, westward into Pennsylvania and southward into Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama.
"Right-to-work laws" are statutes in 28 U.S. states that prohibit union security agreements between companies and workers' unions.
Roan Mountain is the highpoint of the Roan-Unaka Range of the Southern Appalachian Mountains, located in the Southeastern United States.
Roane State logo Roane State Community College is a two-year college located in eastern Tennessee.
Robertson County is a county located on the central northern border of Tennessee in the United States.
Rock and roll (often written as rock & roll or rock 'n' roll) is a genre of popular music that originated and evolved in the United States during the late 1940s and early 1950sJim Dawson and Steve Propes, What Was the First Rock'n'Roll Record (1992),.
Rockabilly is one of the earliest styles of rock and roll music, dating back to the early 1950s in the United States, especially the South.
The Rockabilly Hall of Fame is an organization and website launched on March 21, 1997 to present early rock and roll history and information relating to the artists and personalities involved in rockabilly.
Ronald Lynn Ramsey (born November 20, 1955) is an American auctioneer and politician who served as the 49th Lieutenant Governor of Tennessee and Speaker of the State Senate from 2007 to 2017.
Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988) was an American singer, songwriter and musician known for his impassioned singing style, complex song structures, and dark emotional ballads.
Rutherford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Ryman Auditorium (formerly Grand Ole Opry House and Union Gospel Tabernacle) is a 2,362-seat live performance venue, located at 116 5th Avenue North, in Nashville, Tennessee and is best known as the home of the Grand Ole Opry from 1943 to 1974.
A sales tax is a tax paid to a governing body for the sales of certain goods and services.
Sam Houston (March 2, 1793July 26, 1863) was an American soldier and politician.
Same-sex marriage (also known as gay marriage) is the marriage of a same-sex couple, entered into in a civil or religious ceremony.
Scotch-Irish (or Scots-Irish) Americans are American descendants of Presbyterian and other Ulster Protestant Dissenters from various parts of Ireland, but usually from the province of Ulster, who migrated during the 18th and 19th centuries.
Sevierville is the county seat of Sevier County, Tennessee, located in Eastern Tennessee.
Sewanee: The University of the South, also known as Sewanee, is a private, residential, coeducational liberal arts college located in Sewanee, Tennessee, United States.
Shiloh National Military Park preserves the American Civil War Shiloh and Corinth battlefields.
Shiloh is an unincorporated community in Hardin County, Tennessee.
Slavery in the United States was the legal institution of human chattel enslavement, primarily of Africans and African Americans, that existed in the United States of America in the 18th and 19th centuries.
The smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu) is a species of freshwater fish in the sunfish family (Centrarchidae) of the order Perciformes.
The Solid South or Southern bloc was the electoral voting bloc of the states of the Southern United States for issues that were regarded as particularly important to the interests of Democrats in the southern states.
South Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.
South Fulton is a city in Obion County, Tennessee, United States.
The Southeastern Conference (SEC) is an American college athletic conference whose member institutions are located primarily in the Southern part of the United States.
The Southeastern United States (Sureste de Estados Unidos, Sud-Est des États-Unis) is the eastern portion of the Southern United States, and the southern portion of the Eastern United States.
Southern Adventist University is a Seventh-day Adventist college in Collegedale, Tennessee, owned and operated by the Southern Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.
The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is a Christian denomination based in the United States.
Southern College of Optometry is a college of optometry in the United States.
The Southern Conference (SoCon) is a collegiate athletic conference affiliated with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I. Southern Conference football teams compete in the Football Championship Subdivision (formerly known as Division I-AA).
The Southern League is a Minor League Baseball league that operates in the Southern United States.
The Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) is a professional ice hockey league based in Huntersville, North Carolina, with teams located primarily in the southeastern United States as well as Illinois and Indiana in the midwestern United States.
The Southern theater of the American Revolutionary War was the central area of operations in North America in the second half of the American Revolutionary War.
The Southern United States, also known as the American South, Dixie, Dixieland, or simply the South, is a region of the United States of America.
Southwest Tennessee Community College is a community college operated by the Tennessee Board of Regents in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
The Territory South of the River Ohio, more commonly known as the Southwest Territory, was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from May 26, 1790, until June 1, 1796, when it was admitted to the United States as the State of Tennessee.
The soybean (Glycine max), or soya bean, is a species of legume native to East Asia, widely grown for its edible bean, which has numerous uses.
A square dance is a dance for four couples (eight dancers in total) arranged in a square, with one couple on each side, facing the middle of the square.
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A stake is an administrative unit composed of multiple congregations in certain denominations of the Latter Day Saint movement.
The State of Franklin (also the Free Republic of Franklin or the State of Frankland)Landrum, refers to the proposed state as "the proposed republic of Franklin; while Wheeler has it as Frankland." In That's Not in My American History Book, Thomas Ayres maintains that the official title was "Free Republic of Franklin".
Stones River National Battlefield, a park along the Stones River in Rutherford County, Tennessee, three miles (5 km) northwest of Murfreesboro and twenty-eight miles southeast of Nashville, memorializes the Battle of Stones River.
The Sugar Bowl, officially the Allstate Sugar Bowl for sponsorship purposes, is an annual American college football bowl game played in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Sullivan County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Sultana was a Mississippi River side-wheel steamboat.
Sun Records is an American independent record label founded by Sam Phillips in Memphis, Tennessee in 1950.
The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
The Sycamore Shoals of the Watauga River, usually shortened to Sycamore Shoals, is a rocky stretch of river rapids along the Watauga River in Elizabethton, Tennessee.
Tanasi (translit) (also spelled Tanase, Tenasi, Tenassee, Tunissee, Tennessee, and other such variations) was an historic Overhill Cherokee village site in present-day Monroe County, Tennessee, in the southeastern United States.
The Tennessee Aquarium is a non-profit public aquarium located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States.
The Tennessee Attorney General (officially, Attorney General and Reporter) is a position within the Tennessee state government.
The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) is one of the two systems of public higher education in Tennessee.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) is the criminal investigative arm of the state government of Tennessee.
The Tennessee cave salamander (Gyrinophilus palleucus) is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae, endemic to the United States.
The Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition was an exposition staged between May 1 and October 31 of 1897 in Nashville.
The Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology (formerly Tennessee Technology Centers; TCAT for short) is a state-supported college system operated by the Tennessee Board of Regents, with 27 campuses located throughout Tennessee.
The Tennessee Commission of Indian Affairs (1984-2001, 2004-2010) was a Tennessee state agency that ceased to function after June 30, 2010, the expiration of the legal authority for its existence, Tennessee Code Annotated (T.C.A.) 4-34-102.
Tennessee County, North Carolina was a subdivision of the state of North Carolina in the Overmountain Region—which later became the state of Tennessee.
The Tennessee Court of Appeals was created in 1925 by the Tennessee General Assembly as an intermediate appellate court to hear appeals in civil cases from the Tennessee state trial courts.
The Court of Criminal Appeals is one of Tennessee's two intermediate appellate courts.
The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) is a Cabinet-level agency within the government of the U.S. state of Tennessee, headed by the Tennessee Commissioner of Environment and Conservation.
The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security (TDOS), also known as the Tennessee Department of Safety or DOS, is a law enforcement agency serving the U.S. state of Tennessee.
The Tennessee General Assembly (TNGA) is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Tennessee.
The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) was established by the Tennessee General Assembly in 1967 to coordinate and support the efforts of higher education institutions in the State of Tennessee.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) is the highway patrol agency and de facto state police organization for the U.S. state of Tennessee, responsible for enforcing all federal and state laws relating to traffic on the state's federal and state highways.
The Tennessee House of Representatives is the lower house of the Tennessee General Assembly, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Tennessee.
The Tennessee Lady Volunteers basketball team represents the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee in NCAA women's basketball competition.
Tennessee marble is a type of crystalline limestone found primarily in East Tennessee, in the southeastern United States.
The Tennessee River is the largest tributary of the Ohio River.
The Tennessee Senate is the upper house of the U.S. state of Tennessee's state legislature, which is known formally as the Tennessee General Assembly.
The Tennessee Smokies are a Minor League Baseball team based in the Knoxville, Tennessee, metropolitan area.
The Tennessee State Tigers and Lady Tigers are the intercollegiate athletic teams of Tennessee State University (TSU), located in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.
Tennessee State University (Tennessee State, Tenn State or TSU) is a public land-grant university located in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.
The Tennessee Supreme Court is the ultimate judicial tribunal of the state of Tennessee.
The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles are the intercollegiate athletic teams of Tennessee Technological University (TTU), located in Cookeville, Tennessee, United States.
Tennessee Technological University, popularly known as Tennessee Tech, is an accredited public university located in Cookeville, Tennessee, United States, a city approximately 70 miles (110 km) east of Nashville.
Tennessee Temple University was a four-year private Christian university, with its focus on liberal arts education, located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States.
The Tennessee Titans are a professional American football team based in Nashville, Tennessee.
The Tennessee Valley is the drainage basin of the Tennessee River and is largely within the U.S. state of Tennessee.
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is a federally owned corporation in the United States created by congressional charter on May 18, 1933, to provide navigation, flood control, electricity generation, fertilizer manufacturing, and economic development to the Tennessee Valley, a region particularly affected by the Great Depression.
The Tennessee Volunteers and Lady Volunteers are the 18 male and female varsity intercollegiate athletics programs that represent the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee.
The Tennessee Volunteers men's basketball team is the collegiate men’s basketball program for the University of Tennessee–Knoxville.
The Tennessee Volunteers football program (variously called "Tennessee", "Vols", or "UT") represents the University of Tennessee (UT) in the sport of American football.
The Tennessee Walking Horse or Tennessee Walker is a breed of gaited horse known for its unique four-beat running-walk and flashy movement.
Tennessee Wesleyan University (TWU) is a small university founded in 1857, located in the city of Athens in the U.S. state of Tennessee.
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is an independent state agency of the state of Tennessee with the mission of managing the state's fish and wildlife and their habitats, as well as responsibility for all wildlife-related law enforcement activities.
The Tennessee 1st Congressional District is the congressional district of northeast Tennessee, including all of Carter, Cocke, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi, and Washington counties and parts of Jefferson County and Sevier County.
The 2nd congressional district of Tennessee is a congressional district in Tennessee.
The Tennessee–Vanderbilt football rivalry is an American college football rivalry between the Tennessee Volunteers and Vanderbilt Commodores.
The Art Institutes (Ai) are a system of art colleges owned by Dream Center Education Holdings.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), often informally known as the Mormon Church, is a nontrinitarian, Christian restorationist church that is considered by its members to be the restoration of the original church founded by Jesus Christ.
The Plain Dealer is the major daily newspaper of Cleveland, Ohio, United States.
The Thirteen Colonies were a group of British colonies on the east coast of North America founded in the 17th and 18th centuries that declared independence in 1776 and formed the United States of America.
The Thirteenth Amendment (Amendment XIII) to the United States Constitution abolished slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Tobacco is a product prepared from the leaves of the tobacco plant by curing them.
The Toccoa River and Ocoee River are the names in use for a single river that flows northwestward through the southern Appalachian Mountains of the southeastern United States.
The tomato (see pronunciation) is the edible, often red, fruit/berry of the plant Solanum lycopersicum, commonly known as a tomato plant.
A tornado is a rapidly rotating column of air that is in contact with both the surface of the Earth and a cumulonimbus cloud or, in rare cases, the base of a cumulus cloud.
A trade union or trades union, also called a labour union (Canada) or labor union (US), is an organization of workers who have come together to achieve many common goals; such as protecting the integrity of its trade, improving safety standards, and attaining better wages, benefits (such as vacation, health care, and retirement), and working conditions through the increased bargaining power wielded by the creation of a monopoly of the workers.
The Trail of Tears was a series of forced relocations of Native American peoples from their ancestral homelands in the Southeastern United States, to areas to the west (usually west of the Mississippi River) that had been designated as Indian Territory.
A transport hub (also transport interchange) is a place where passengers and cargo are exchanged between vehicles or between transport modes.
The Transylvania Colony also referred to as the Transylvania Purchase was a short-lived, extra-legal colony founded during 1775 by land speculator Richard Henderson, who controlled the North Carolina-based Transylvania Company.
Trevecca Nazarene University (TNU) is a private Christian liberal arts college in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A. Trevecca was founded in 1901.
Tri-Cities Airport (also known as Tri-Cities Airport, TN/VA), is in Blountville, Tennessee and serves the Tri-Cities area (Bristol, Kingsport, Johnson City) of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.
The Tri-Cities is the region comprising the cities of Kingsport, Johnson City, and Bristol and the surrounding smaller towns and communities in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.
In the United States, an Indian tribe, Native American tribe, tribal nation or similar concept is any extant or historical clan, tribe, band, nation, or other group or community of Indigenous peoples in the United States.
Trigoniidae is a taxonomic family of saltwater clams, marine bivalve mollusks in the superfamily Trigonioidea.
Trinity was the code name of the first detonation of a nuclear weapon.
Triple-A (or Class AAA) is the highest level of play in Minor League Baseball in the United States and Mexico.
Tristán de Luna y Arellano (1519 – September 16, 1573) was a Spanish explorer and Conquistador of the 16th century.
A tropical cyclone is a rapidly rotating storm system characterized by a low-pressure center, a closed low-level atmospheric circulation, strong winds, and a spiral arrangement of thunderstorms that produce heavy rain.
Tropical Storm Chris caused minor flooding along the Gulf Coast of the United States in September 1982.
Trousdale County, also known as Hartsville/Trousdale County, is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.
The Tullahoma Campaign (or Middle Tennessee Campaign) was a military operation conducted from June 24 to July 3, 1863, by the Union Army of the Cumberland under Maj. Gen. William Rosecrans, and regarded as one of the most brilliant maneuvers of the American Civil War.
Tusculum University is a coeducational private university affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA), with its main campus in the city of Tusculum, Tennessee, United States, a suburb of the town of Greeneville.
The U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships was a tennis tournament that was last held at the Racquet Club of Memphis in Memphis, Tennessee, United States.
U.S. Route 23 (US 23) is a part of the U.S. Highway System that travels from Jacksonville, Florida to Mackinaw City, Michigan.
A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.
Ulysses Simpson Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was an American soldier and statesman who served as Commanding General of the Army and the 18th President of the United States, the highest positions in the military and the government of the United States.
The Unaka Range is a mountain range on the border of Tennessee and North Carolina, in the southeastern United States.
The Unicoi Mountains are a mountain range rising along the border between Tennessee and North Carolina in the southeastern United States.
During the American Civil War (1861–1865), the Union, also known as the North, referred to the United States of America and specifically to the national government of President Abraham Lincoln and the 20 free states, as well as 4 border and slave states (some with split governments and troops sent both north and south) that supported it.
Union University is a private, evangelical Christian, liberal arts university located in Jackson, Tennessee, with additional campuses in Germantown and Hendersonville.
The United Methodist Church (UMC) is a mainline Protestant denomination and a major part of Methodism.
The United Soccer League (USL), formerly known as USL Pro, is a professional men's soccer league in the United States and Canada that began its inaugural season in 2011.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.
The 2006 United States elections were held on Tuesday, November 7, 2006 in the middle of Republican President George W. Bush's second term.
The 2010 United States elections were held on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, in the middle of Democratic President Barack Obama's first term.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS, formerly simply Geological Survey) is a scientific agency of the United States government.
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
The United States presidential election of 1960 was the 44th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 1960.
The United States presidential election of 1964, the 45th quadrennial American presidential election, was held on Tuesday, November 3, 1964.
The United States presidential election of 1968 was the 46th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 5, 1968.
The United States presidential election of 1972, the 47th quadrennial presidential election, was held on Tuesday, November 7, 1972.
The United States presidential election of 1976 was the 48th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 2, 1976.
The United States presidential election of 1980 was the 49th quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 1984 was the 50th quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 1988 was the 51st quadrennial United States presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 1992 was the 52nd quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 1996 was the 53rd quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 2000 was the 54th quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 2004, the 55th quadrennial presidential election, was held on Tuesday, November 2, 2004.
The United States presidential election of 2008 was the 56th quadrennial presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 2012 was the 57th quadrennial American presidential election.
The United States presidential election of 2016 was the 58th quadrennial American presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—comprise the legislature of the United States.
The University of Memphis, also called The U of M, is an American public research university located in the Normal Station neighborhood of Memphis, Tennessee.
The University of Tennessee (also referred to as The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, UT Knoxville, UTK, or UT) is a public sun- and land-grant university in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, (variously called UT-Chattanooga, UTC, or Chattanooga) is a public university located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States.
The University of Tennessee at Martin (UT Martin, or UTM), located in Martin, Tennessee, in the United States, is one of the five campuses of the University of Tennessee system.
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in Memphis includes the, Dentistry,, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy.
The University of Tennessee Space Institute, also known as UTSI, is a satellite campus of the University of Tennessee located near Tullahoma, Tennessee.
The University of Tennessee system (UT system) is one of two public university systems, the other being the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR), in the state of Tennessee.
Unum Group is a Chattanooga, Tennessee-based Fortune 500 insurance company formerly known as UnumProvident.
A use tax is a type of tax levied in the United States by numerous state governments.
The UT Martin Skyhawks are the intercollegiate athletic teams of the University of Tennessee at Martin (UTM) in Martin, Tennessee, United States.
Valdimer Orlando Key Jr. (March 13, 1908 – October 4, 1963), usually known simply as V. O. Key, was an American political scientist known for his empirical study of American elections and voting behavior.
The Vanderbilt Commodores are the NCAA athletic teams of Vanderbilt University, located in Nashville, Tennessee.
The Vanderbilt Commodores baseball team is an American National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) college baseball team, and a former Division I national champion.
Vanderbilt University (informally Vandy) is a private research university in Nashville, Tennessee.
Vermont is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.
The Volkswagen Chattanooga Assembly Plant (or Chattanooga Operations LLC) is an automobile assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, that began production in April 2011, was formally inaugurated in May 2011, and employs approximately 2,000.
Volunteer State Community College is a publicly supported two-year community college located in Gallatin, Tennessee and operated under the auspices of the Tennessee Board of Regents.
Vonore is a town in Monroe and Blount counties, in the U.S. state of Tennessee.
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 is a landmark piece of federal legislation in the United States that prohibits racial discrimination in voting.
William Christopher Handy (November 16, 1873 – March 28, 1958) was a composer and musician, known as the Father of the Blues.
Wacker Chemie AG is a worldwide operating company in the chemical business, founded 1914.
Walters State: The Great Smoky Mountains Community College (WSCC, Walters State) is a state-supported community college operated by the Tennessee Board of Regents.
The War of 1812 was a conflict fought between the United States, the United Kingdom, and their respective allies from June 1812 to February 1815.
Warren Gamaliel Harding (November 2, 1865 – August 2, 1923) was an American politician who served as the 29th President of the United States from 1921 until his death in 1923.
Wartburg is a city in Morgan County, Tennessee, United States.
The Washington District of North Carolina was in a remote area west of the Appalachian Mountains, officially existing for only a short period (November 1776 – November 1777), although it had been self-proclaimed and functioning as an independent governing entity since the spring of 1775.
The Watauga Association (sometimes referred to as the Republic of Watauga) was a semi-autonomous government created in 1772 by frontier settlers living along the Watauga River in what is now Elizabethton, Tennessee.
The Watauga River, from the North Carolina Collection's website at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Watkins College of Art, Design & Film is a four-year art and design college located in Nashville, Tennessee.
Weakley County is a county located in the northwest of the U.S. state of Tennessee.
Welch College, formerly the Free Will Baptist Bible College, is a private four-year college in Gallatin, Tennessee, founded in 1942.
West Tennessee is one of the three Grand Divisions of the state of Tennessee.
White Americans are Americans who are descendants from any of the white racial groups of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, or in census statistics, those who self-report as white based on having majority-white ancestry.
In the United States, a White Hispanic is an American citizen or resident who is racially white and of Hispanic descent.
Wilderness Road State Park is a state park located in southwestern Virginia, near Cumberland Gap and Ewing, VA.
Wildlife traditionally refers to undomesticated animal species, but has come to include all plants, fungi, and other organisms that grow or live wild in an area without being introduced by humans.
William Porter "Bill" Lawrence (January 13, 1930December 2, 2005), was a decorated United States Navy vice admiral and Naval Aviator who served as Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy from 1978 to 1981.
Williamson College is a private, non-profit Christian college in Franklin, Tennessee, United States.
Bryant Winfield Culberson Dunn (born July 1, 1927) is an American businessman, politician, and medical industry official, who served as Governor of Tennessee from 1971 to 1975.
Winfield is a town in Scott County, Tennessee, United States.
Women's suffrage (colloquial: female suffrage, woman suffrage or women's right to vote) --> is the right of women to vote in elections; a person who advocates the extension of suffrage, particularly to women, is called a suffragist.
In the classification of Archaeological cultures of North America, the Woodland period of North American pre-Columbian cultures spanned a period from roughly 1000 BCE to European contact in the eastern part of North America, with some archaeologists distinguishing the Mississippian period, from 1000 CE to European contact as a separate period.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The Y-12 National Security Complex is a United States Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration facility located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, near the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
The Yuchi people, spelled Euchee and Uchee, are people of a Native American tribe who historically lived in the eastern Tennessee River valley in Tennessee in the 16th century.
The 1811–12 New Madrid earthquakes were an intense intraplate earthquake series beginning with an initial earthquake of moment magnitude 7.5–7.9 on December 16, 1811, followed by a moment magnitude 7.4 aftershock on the same day.
The 1993 Storm of the Century (also known as the 93 Superstorm, The No Name Storm, or the Great Blizzard of 1993) was a large cyclonic storm that formed over the Gulf of Mexico on March 12, 1993.
The 2010 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament involved 65 schools playing in a single-elimination tournament to determine the national champion of men's NCAA Division I college basketball as a culmination of the 2009–10 basketball season.
The May 2010 Tennessee floods were 1,000-year floods in Middle Tennessee, West Tennessee, south-central and western Kentucky and northern Mississippi areas of the United States of America as the result of torrential rains on May 1 and 2, 2010.
The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.
The 2011 Super Outbreak was the largest, costliest, and one of the deadliest tornado outbreaks ever recorded, affecting the Southern, Midwestern, and Northeastern United States and leaving catastrophic destruction in its wake.
The 2014 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament began on Friday, May 30, 2014 as part of the 2014 NCAA Division I baseball season.
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