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Tennessee (translit) is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. [1]

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Abraham Lincoln

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.

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African Americans

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.

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Agate

Agate is a rock consisting primarily of cryptocrystalline silica, chiefly chalcedony, alternating with microgranular quartz.

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Agnosticism

Agnosticism is the view that the existence of God, of the divine or the supernatural is unknown or unknowable.

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Al Gore

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.

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Al Smith

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.

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Alabama

Alabama is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Albion's Seed

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.

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Ambrose Burnside

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.

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American ancestry

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.

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American Athletic Conference

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).

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American Baptist College

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.

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American chestnut

The American chestnut (Castanea dentata) is a large, monoecious deciduous tree of the beech family native to eastern North America.

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American Civil War

The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.

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American football

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.

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Amtrak

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.

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Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson (December 29, 1808 July 31, 1875) was the 17th President of the United States, serving from 1865 to 1869.

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Andrew Johnson National Historic Site

Andrew Johnson National Historic Site is a National Historic Site in Greeneville, Tennessee, maintained by the National Park Service.

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Antioch, Tennessee

Antioch is a neighborhood in southeastern Davidson County, Tennessee governed by the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

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Apison, Tennessee

Apison is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States.

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Appalachian League

The Appalachian League of Professional Baseball is a Rookie-class Minor League Baseball league that began play in 1911.

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Appalachian Mountains

The Appalachian Mountains (les Appalaches), often called the Appalachians, are a system of mountains in eastern North America.

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Appalachian Trail

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.

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Aquinas College (Tennessee)

Aquinas College is a Roman Catholic institution of higher learning in Nashville, Tennessee founded in 1928 and named in honor of St. Thomas Aquinas.

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Archaic period (North America)

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.

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Arkansas

Arkansas is a state in the southeastern region of the United States, home to over 3 million people as of 2017.

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Army of Tennessee

The Army of Tennessee was the principal Confederate army operating between the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi River during the American Civil War.

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Asian Americans

Asian Americans are Americans of Asian descent.

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Association football

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.

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At-large

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.

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Atheism

Atheism is, in the broadest sense, the absence of belief in the existence of deities.

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Athens, Tennessee

Athens is a city in McMinn County, Tennessee, United States.

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Atlantic Sun Conference

The Atlantic Sun Conference, branded as the ASUN Conference, is a collegiate athletic conference operating mostly in the Southeastern United States.

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Austin Peay Governors

The Austin Peay Governors are the intercollegiate athletic teams of Austin Peay State University (APU), located in Clarksville, Tennessee, United States.

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Austin Peay State University

Austin Peay State University is a four-year public university located in Clarksville, Tennessee.

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AutoZone

AutoZone is an American retailer of aftermarket automotive parts and accessories, the largest in the United States.

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Avery's Trace

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.

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Baker v. Carr

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.

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Bald Mountains

The Bald Mountains are a mountain range rising along the border between Tennessee and North Carolina in the southeastern United States.

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Baptist College of Health Sciences

Baptist College of Health Sciences is a private, coeducational, specialized college in Memphis, Tennessee operated by Baptist Memorial Health Care.

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Barrett M82

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.

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Baseball

Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding.

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BASEketball

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.

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Battle of Bean's Station

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.

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Battle of Fort Sumter

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.

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Battle of Franklin (1864)

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.

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Battle of Kings Mountain

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.

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Battle of Nashville

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.

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Battle of New Orleans

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.

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Battle of Perryville

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.

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Battle of Shiloh

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.

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Battle of Stones River

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.

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Battle of the Boulevard

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.

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Bays Mountain

Bays Mountain is a ridge of the Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians, located in eastern Tennessee.

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Beale Street

Beale Street is a street in Downtown Memphis, Tennessee, which runs from the Mississippi River to East Street, a distance of approximately.

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Belmont Bruins

The Belmont Bruins are the intercollegiate athletic teams of Belmont University located in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.

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Belmont University

Belmont University is a private, coeducational, liberal arts university located in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.

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Benton County, Tennessee

Benton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Bethel University (Tennessee)

Bethel University is a Christian institute of higher education in Tennessee, accredited to bestow degrees to the master's level.

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Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park

Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, also known as the Bicentennial Mall, is an urban state park in downtown Nashville, Tennessee.

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Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area

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.

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Bill Brock

William Emerson Brock III (born November 23, 1930) is a former Republican United States senator from Tennessee, having served from 1971 to 1977.

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Bill Clinton

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.

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Bill Haslam

William Edward Haslam (born August 23, 1958) is an American businessman and politician serving as the 49th and current Governor of Tennessee since 2011.

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Blight

Blight refers to a specific sign affecting plants in response to infection by a pathogenic organism.

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Blue Ridge Mountains

The Blue Ridge Mountains are a physiographic province of the larger Appalachian Mountains range.

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Blues

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.

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BNSF Railway

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.

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Bob Corker

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.

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Bowl game

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).

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Bradley County, Tennessee

Bradley County is a county located in the southeastern portion of the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Braxton Bragg

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.

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Bristol Motor Speedway

Bristol Motor Speedway, formerly known as Bristol International Raceway and Bristol Raceway, is a NASCAR short track venue located in Bristol, Tennessee.

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Bristol sessions

The Bristol Sessions are considered by some as the "Big Bang" of modern country music.

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Bristol, Tennessee

Bristol is a city in Sullivan County, Tennessee, United States.

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Broadway (Nashville, Tennessee)

Broadway is major thoroughfare in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Bryan College

Bryan College is a Christian liberal arts college in Dayton, Tennessee, United States.

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Carl Perkins

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.

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Carroll County, Tennessee

Carroll County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Carson–Newman University

Carson–Newman University is a Christian liberal arts university in Jefferson City, Tennessee, United States.

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Caterpillar Inc.

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.

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

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Catholic Church in the United States

The Catholic Church in the United States is part of the worldwide Catholic Church in communion with the Pope in Rome.

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Cattle

Cattle—colloquially cows—are the most common type of large domesticated ungulates.

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Centennial Park (Nashville)

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.

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Center of population

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.

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Central Time Zone

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.

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Channel catfish

The channel catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) is North America's most numerous catfish species.

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Charlie Rich

Charles Allan Rich (December 14, 1932July 25, 1995) was an American country music singer, songwriter, and musician.

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Chattanooga Campaign

The Chattanooga Campaign was a series of maneuvers and battles in October and November 1863, during the American Civil War.

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Chattanooga FC

Chattanooga FC is an American soccer team based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States.

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Chattanooga Lookouts

The Chattanooga Lookouts are a Minor League Baseball team based in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport

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.

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Chattanooga Mocs

The Chattanooga Mocs (formerly the Chattanooga Moccasins) are the 15 teams representing the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in intercollegiate athletics.

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Chattanooga State Community College

Chattanooga State Community College, also known as Chattanooga State or Chatt State, is a public, comprehensive community college located in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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Chattanooga Times Free Press

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.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee

Chattanooga is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, with a population of 177,571 in 2016.

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Cherokee

The Cherokee (translit or translit) are one of the indigenous peoples of the Southeastern Woodlands.

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Cherokee language

Cherokee (ᏣᎳᎩ ᎦᏬᏂᎯᏍᏗ, Tsalagi Gawonihisdi) is an endangered Iroquoian language and the native language of the Cherokee people.

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Cherokee National Forest

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.

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Cherokee removal

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.

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Chicago

Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.

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Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park

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.

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Chickamauga Cherokee

The Chickamauga Cherokee were a group that separated from the greater body of the Cherokee tribes during the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783).

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Chickasaw

The Chickasaw are an indigenous people of the Southeastern Woodlands.

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Chikamaka Band

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.

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Choctaw

The Choctaw (in the Choctaw language, Chahta)Common misspellings and variations in other languages include Chacta, Tchakta and Chocktaw.

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Christian Brothers University

Christian Brothers University is the oldest collegiate degree-granting institution in the city of Memphis.

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Christianity

ChristianityFrom Ancient Greek Χριστός Khristós (Latinized as Christus), translating Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.

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Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)

The Church of God, with headquarters in Cleveland, Tennessee, United States is a Pentecostal Christian denomination.

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Church of God in Christ

The Church Of God in Christ (COGIC) is a Pentecostal-Holiness Christian denomination with a predominantly African-American membership.

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Church of God of Prophecy

The Church of God of Prophecy is a Pentecostal Holiness Christian denomination.

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Churches of Christ

Churches of Christ are autonomous Christian congregations associated with one another through distinct beliefs and practices.

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City of New Orleans (train)

The City of New Orleans is an Amtrak passenger train which operates on an overnight schedule between Chicago and New Orleans.

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Clarksville, Tennessee

Clarksville is the county seat of Montgomery County, Tennessee, United States.

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Classification yard

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.

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Cleveland State Community College

Cleveland State Community College is a public community college in Cleveland, Tennessee.

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Cleveland, Tennessee

Cleveland is a city in Bradley County, Tennessee, United States.

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Clinch Mountain

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.

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Clingmans Dome

Clingmans Dome (or Clingman's Dome) is a mountain in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee and North Carolina, in the southeastern United States.

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Coccinellidae

Coccinellidae is a widespread family of small beetles ranging in size from 0.8 to 18 mm (0.03 to 0.71 inches).

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Collierville, Tennessee

Collierville is a town in Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, and a suburb located in the Memphis metropolitan area.

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Columbia State Community College

Columbia State Community College is a community college in Columbia, Tennessee.

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Comma-separated values

In computing, a comma-separated values (CSV) file is a delimited text file that uses a comma to separate values.

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Commuter rail

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.

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Confederate States of America

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.

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Conference USA

Conference USA (C-USA or CUSA) is a collegiate athletic conference whose current member institutions are located within the Southern United States.

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Conquistador

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.

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Constitution of Tennessee

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.

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Constitutional convention (political meeting)

A constitutional convention is a gathering for the purpose of writing a new constitution or revising an existing constitution.

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Coordinated Universal Time

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Cotton Bowl Classic

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.

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Country music

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.

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Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

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.

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Courts of Tennessee

Courts of Tennessee include:;State courts of Tennessee.

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Crown College (Tennessee)

The Crown College, a Distinctive Christian College, is a Bible college, trade school, seminary, and music conservatory in Powell, Tennessee.

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CSX Transportation

CSX Transportation is a Class I railroad operating in the eastern United States and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec.

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Cumberland Gap

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.

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Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

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.

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Cumberland Plateau

The Cumberland Plateau is the southern part of the Appalachian Plateau in the Appalachian Mountains of the United States.

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Cumberland Presbyterian Church

The Cumberland Presbyterian Church is a Presbyterian Christian denomination spawned by the Second Great Awakening.

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Cumberland University

Cumberland University is a private university in Lebanon, Tennessee.

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Dandridge, Tennessee

Dandridge is a town in Jefferson County, Tennessee, United States.

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Daniel Boone

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.

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Davy Crockett

David "Davy" Crockett (August 17, 1786 – March 6, 1836) was a 19th-century American folk hero, frontiersman, soldier, and politician.

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Death row

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.

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Decatur County, Tennessee

Decatur County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Democratic Party (United States)

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).

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Disenfranchisement after the Reconstruction Era

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.

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Dividend

A dividend is a payment made by a corporation to its shareholders, usually as a distribution of profits.

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Dollywood

Dollywood is a theme park jointly owned by entertainer Dolly Parton and Herschend Family Entertainment.

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Double-A (baseball)

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.

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Dover, Tennessee

Dover is a city in and the county seat of Stewart County, Tennessee, west-northwest of Nashville on the Cumberland River.

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Dragging Canoe

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.

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Dwight D. Eisenhower

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.

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Dyersburg State Community College

Dyersburg State Community College is a community college in Dyersburg, Tennessee.

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East 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.

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East Tennessee Convention

The East Tennessee Convention was an assembly of Southern Unionist delegates primarily from East Tennessee that met on three occasions during the Civil War.

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East Tennessee State Buccaneers

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.

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East Tennessee State University

East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is a public university located in Johnson City, Tennessee.

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Eastern box turtle

The eastern box turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina) is a subspecies within a group of hinge-shelled turtles, normally called box turtles.

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Eastern Orthodox Church

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.

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Eastern Time Zone

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.

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Eastman Chemical Company

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.

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Echinacea tennesseensis

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.

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Electric chair

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.

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Elite Eight

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.

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Elizabethton Twins

The Elizabethton Twins are a minor league baseball team of the Appalachian League and a rookie-level farm club of the Minnesota Twins.

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Elizabethton, Tennessee

Elizabethton is a city in, and the county seat of Carter County, Tennessee, United States.

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Elvis Presley

Elvis Aaron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977) was an American singer and actor.

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Emancipation Proclamation

The Emancipation Proclamation, or Proclamation 95, was a presidential proclamation and executive order issued by United States President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, 1863.

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Emmanuel Christian Seminary

Emmanuel Christian Seminary (formerly Emmanuel School of Religion) is the graduate theological seminary of Milligan College.

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Empire of Japan

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.

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English Americans

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.

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Ethnography

Ethnography (from Greek ἔθνος ethnos "folk, people, nation" and γράφω grapho "I write") is the systematic study of people and cultures.

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Evangelicalism

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.

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FedEx

FedEx Corporation is an American multinational courier delivery services company headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Fiesta Bowl

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.

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Firefly

The Lampyridae are a family of insects in the beetle order Coleoptera.

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First Battle of Memphis

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.

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Fisk University

Fisk University is a private historically black university in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Fissile material

In nuclear engineering, fissile material is material capable of sustaining a nuclear fission chain reaction.

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Five Civilized Tribes

The term "Five Civilized Tribes" derives from the colonial and early federal period in the history of the United States.

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Fog

Fog is a visible aerosol consisting of minute water droplets or ice crystals suspended in the air at or near the Earth's surface.

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Foothills Parkway

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.

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Fort Cass

Fort Cass, established in 1835, was an important site during the Cherokee removal known as the Trail of Tears.

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Fort Donelson National Battlefield

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.

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Fort Loudoun (Tennessee)

Fort Loudoun was a British colonial-era fort located in what is now Monroe County, Tennessee, United States.

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Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution

The Fourteenth Amendment (Amendment XIV) to the United States Constitution was adopted on July 9, 1868, as one of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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Franklin, Tennessee

Franklin is a city in, and the county seat of, Williamson County, Tennessee, United States.

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Free Will Baptist

Free Will Baptist is a denomination and group of people that believe in free grace, free salvation and free will.

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Freed–Hardeman University

Freed–Hardeman University is a private university in Henderson, Tennessee.

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French Broad River

The French Broad River flows from near the town of Rosman in Transylvania County, North Carolina, into the state of Tennessee.

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Furman v. Georgia

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.

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee

Gatlinburg is a mountain resort city in Sevier County, Tennessee, United States.

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Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, formerly known as Opryland Hotel, is a hotel and convention center located in Nashville, Tennessee.

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George Henry Thomas

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.

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George W. Bush

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.

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Georgia (U.S. state)

Georgia is a state in the Southeastern United States.

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German Americans

German Americans (Deutschamerikaner) are Americans who have full or partial German ancestry.

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Gibson County, Tennessee

Gibson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Governor of Tennessee

The Governor of Tennessee is the head of government of the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Graceland

Graceland is a mansion on a estate in Memphis, Tennessee, United States, that was owned by Elvis Presley.

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Grand Divisions of Tennessee

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.

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Grand Ole Opry

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.

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Great Appalachian Valley

The Great Valley, also called the Great Appalachian Valley or Great Valley Region, is one of the major landform features of eastern North America.

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Great Depression

The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.

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Great Smoky Mountains

The Great Smoky Mountains are a mountain range rising along the Tennessee–North Carolina border in the southeastern United States.

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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.

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Great Train Wreck of 1918

The Great Train Wreck of 1918 occurred on July 9, 1918, in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Greeneville Reds

The Greeneville Reds are a Minor League Baseball team of the Rookie-level Appalachian League.

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Greeneville, Tennessee

Greeneville is a town in, and the county seat of Greene County, Tennessee, United States.

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Gulf Coastal Plain

The Gulf Coastal Plain extends around the Gulf of Mexico in the Southern United States and eastern Mexico.

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Gulf of 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.

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Gun laws in Tennessee

Gun laws in Tennessee regulate the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition in the state of Tennessee in the United States.

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Hail

Hail is a form of solid precipitation.

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Hall income tax

The Hall income tax is a Tennessee state tax on interest and dividend income from investments.

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Hamilton County, Tennessee

Hamilton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Hartsville, Tennessee

Hartsville is a town in Trousdale County, Tennessee, United States.

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Hemlock Semiconductor Corporation

Hemlock Semiconductor Corporation is the largest producer of polysilicon in the United States.

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Henderson County, Tennessee

Henderson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Henning, Tennessee

Henning is a town in Lauderdale County, Tennessee.

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Henry 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.

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Henry Timberlake

Henry Timberlake (1730 or 1735 – September 30, 1765) was a colonial Anglo-American officer, journalist, and cartographer.

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Herbert Hoover

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.

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Hernando de Soto

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).

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Highland Rim

The Highland Rim is a geographic term for the area in Tennessee surrounding the Central Basin.

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Hispanic and Latino Americans

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.

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Honey bee

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.

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Hospital Corporation of America

Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) is an American for-profit operator of health care facilities that was founded in 1968.

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Household income in the United States

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.

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Humid continental climate

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.

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Humid subtropical climate

A humid subtropical climate is a zone of climate characterized by hot and humid summers, and mild to cool winters.

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Hurricane Opal

Hurricane Opal was a Category 4 hurricane that caused severe damage along the northern Gulf Coast of the United States in October 1995.

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Ice hockey

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.

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Ice storm

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.

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Illinois

Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.

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Immigration to 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.

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Index of Tennessee-related articles

The following is an alphabetical list of articles related to the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Indian removal

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).

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Indian Territory

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.

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IndyCar Series

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.

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Inheritance tax

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.

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Intangible property

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.

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Interest

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.

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International Paper

The International Paper Company is an American pulp and paper company, the largest such company in the world.

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Interstate 155 (Missouri–Tennessee)

Interstate 155 (abbreviated I-155) is an east–west spur beginning in far southeast Missouri.

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Interstate 24

Interstate 24 (I-24) is an Interstate Highway in the Midwestern and Southeastern United States.

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Interstate 240 (Tennessee)

Interstate 240 (I-240) is a Auxiliary Interstate Highway in the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Interstate 269

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.

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Interstate 275 (Tennessee)

Interstate 275 (I-275) is an Interstate Highway in Tennessee that serves Knoxville by connecting the downtown with I-75/I-640/US-25W.

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Interstate 40 in Tennessee

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.

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Interstate 440 (Tennessee)

Interstate 440 (I-440) is a auxiliary loop interstate highway in Davidson County, Tennessee which serves as a southern bypass for downtown Nashville.

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Interstate 55 in Tennessee

Interstate 55 in Tennessee lies entirely within the city of Memphis, located in Shelby County.

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Interstate 640

Interstate 640 (abbreviated I-640) is a bypass of Interstate 40 running north of Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Interstate 65 in 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.

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Interstate 69 in Tennessee

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.

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Interstate 75 in Tennessee

In the U.S. state of Tennessee, Interstate 75 (I-75) runs from Chattanooga to Jellico by way of Knoxville.

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Interstate 81 in Tennessee

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.

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Interstate 840 (Tennessee)

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).

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Iris (plant)

Iris is a genus of 260–300 species of flowering plants with showy flowers.

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Irish Americans

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.

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Iron Mountains

The Iron Mountains are a subrange of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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Iroquois Steeplechase

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.

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Isham G. Harris

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.

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Islam

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).

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Jack Daniel's

Jack Daniel's is a brand of Tennessee whiskey and the top-selling American whiskey in the world.

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Jackson Generals

The Jackson Generals are a Minor League Baseball team of the Southern League and the Double-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Jackson Purchase

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.

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Jackson Purchase (U.S. historical region)

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.

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Jackson State Community College

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.

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James Glen

James Glen (1701 – July 18, 1777) was a politician in the Province of South Carolina.

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James K. Polk

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).

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James Longstreet

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.

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James M. Cox

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.

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James Mooney

James Mooney (February 10, 1861 – December 22, 1921) was an American ethnographer who lived for several years among the Cherokee.

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Jerry Lee Lewis

Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935) is an American singer-songwriter, musician, and pianist, often known by his nickname, The Killer.

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Jews

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.

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Jim Crow laws

Jim Crow laws were state and local laws that enforced racial segregation in the Southern United States.

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Jimmy Carter

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.

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John William Gerard de Brahm

John William Gerard de Brahm (1718–c.1799) was a German cartographer, engineer and mystic.

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Johnny Cash

John R. Cash (born J. R. Cash; February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, actor, and author.

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Johnson City Cardinals

The Johnson City Cardinals are a Minor League Baseball team based in Johnson City, Tennessee.

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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.

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Johnson University

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.

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Juan Pardo (explorer)

Juan Pardo was a Spanish explorer and conquistador who was active in the later half of the sixteenth century.

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Juniperus virginiana

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.

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Kentucky

Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States.

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King University

King University (formerly King College) is a private university in Bristol, Tennessee.

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Kingsport Mets

The Kingsport Mets are a Minor League Baseball team of the Appalachian League and the Rookie affiliate of the New York Mets.

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Kingsport, Tennessee

Kingsport is a city in Sullivan and Hawkins counties in the U.S. state of Tennessee; most of the city is in Sullivan County.

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Kingston, Tennessee

Kingston is a city in and the county seat of Roane County, Tennessee, United States.

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Knoxville College

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.

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Knoxville Force

Emerald Force Soccer Club, Knoxville Force, is an American soccer club based in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States.

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Knoxville Ice Bears

The Knoxville Ice Bears are a professional ice hockey team.

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Knoxville, Tennessee

Knoxville is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and the county seat of Knox County.

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Lamar Alexander

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.

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Lane College

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.

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Lawrence County, Tennessee

Lawrence County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Lee University

Lee University is a private Christian University in Cleveland, Tennessee, historically affiliated with the Church of God (Cleveland, Tennesse), a Pentecostal Christian denomination.

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LeMoyne–Owen College

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.

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Lenape

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.

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Lethal injection

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.

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LexisNexis

LexisNexis Group is a corporation providing computer-assisted legal research as well as business research and risk management services.

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Lieutenant governor (United States)

In the United States, 45 of the 50 states have an office of lieutenant governor.

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Lincoln Memorial University

Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) is a private four-year co-educational liberal arts college located in Harrogate, Tennessee, United States.

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Lipscomb Bisons

The Lipscomb Bisons are the fifteen sports teams representing Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee in intercollegiate athletics.

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Lipscomb University

Lipscomb University is a private, coeducational, liberal arts university in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.

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Liriodendron tulipifera

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.

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List of capitals in the United States

Washington, D.C. has been the federal capital city of the United States since 1819.

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List of Justices of the Tennessee Supreme Court

Following is a list of Justices of the Tennessee Supreme Court.

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List of NCAA Division I non-football programs

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.

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List of people executed in Tennessee

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.

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List of Southeastern Conference champions

The Southeastern Conference (SEC) sponsors nine men's sports and twelve women's sports.

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List of states and territories of the United States

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.

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List of the busiest airports

The definition of world's busiest airport has been specified by the Airports Council International in Geneva, Switzerland.

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List of U.S. state amphibians

This is a list of official U.S. state amphibians.

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List of U.S. state and territory flowers

This is a list of U.S. state and territory flowers.

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List of U.S. state and territory mottos

All of the United States' 50 states have a state motto, as do the District of Columbia and three US territories.

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List of U.S. state and territory trees

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).

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List of U.S. state beverages

This is a list of state beverages as designated by the various states of the United States.

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List of U.S. state birds

Below is a list of U.S. state birds as designated by each state's legislature.

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List of U.S. state butterflies

This is a list of official U.S. state butterflies.

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List of U.S. state dances

This is a list of official U.S. state dances.

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List of U.S. state firearms

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.

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List of U.S. state fish

This is a list of official and unofficial U.S. state fishes.

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List of U.S. state foods

This is a list of official U.S. state foods.

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List of U.S. state fossils

Most American states have made a state fossil designation, in many cases during the 1980s.

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List of U.S. state insects

State insects are designated by 45 individual states of the fifty United States.

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List of U.S. state mammals

A state mammal is the official mammal of a U.S. state as designated by a state's legislature.

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List of U.S. state minerals, rocks, stones and gemstones

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.

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List of U.S. state poems

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List of U.S. state reptiles

Twenty-six U.S. states have named an official state reptile.

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List of U.S. state songs

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.

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List of U.S. states and territories by area

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.

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List of U.S. states and territories by population

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.

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List of U.S. states by date of admission to the Union

A state of the United States is one of the 50 constituent entities that shares its sovereignty with the federal government.

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Little Tennessee River

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.

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Longhunter

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.

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Lookout Mountain

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.

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Lotteries in the United States

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.

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Lynchburg, Tennessee

Lynchburg is a city in the south-central region of the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Lyndon B. Johnson

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.

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Madison County, Tennessee

Madison County is a county located in the western part of the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Mainline Protestant

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.

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Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.

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Major League Soccer

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.

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Major professional sports leagues in 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.

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Manhattan Project

The Manhattan Project was a research and development undertaking during World War II that produced the first nuclear weapons.

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Martin Methodist College

Martin Methodist College is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college located in Pulaski, Tennessee, and affiliated with the United Methodist Church.

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Martin Van Buren

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.

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Maryville College

Maryville College is a private, four-year, liberal arts college in Maryville, Tennessee, United States, near Knoxville.

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McGhee Tyson Airport

McGhee Tyson Airport is a public and military airport 12 miles south of Knoxville, in Alcoa, Blount County, Tennessee, United States.

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McKellar–Sipes Regional Airport

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.

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Meharry Medical College

Meharry Medical College, located in Nashville, Tennessee, United States, is a graduate and professional institution affiliated with the United Methodist Church.

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Memphis City FC

Memphis City FC is an American soccer team based in Memphis, Tennessee which currently plays in the Premier Development League.

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Memphis College of Art

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.

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Memphis Grizzlies

The Memphis Grizzlies are an American professional basketball team based in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Memphis International Airport

Memphis International Airport is a civil-military airport seven miles (11.2 km) southeast of downtown Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee, United States.

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Memphis Redbirds

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.

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Memphis Rock N' Soul Museum

The Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum is a music museum located at 191 Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Memphis Theological Seminary

Memphis Theological Seminary is an ecumenical theological seminary located in Midtown, Memphis, Tennessee.

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Memphis Tigers

The Memphis Tigers are the athletic teams that represent the University of Memphis.

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Memphis Zoo

The Memphis Zoo, located in Midtown, Memphis, Tennessee, United States, is home to more than 3,500 animals representing over 500 different species.

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Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis is a city located along the Mississippi River in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Metropolitan area

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.

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Mexican–American War

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.

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Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary

Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary prepares students for vocational ministry.

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Middle Tennessee

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.

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Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders

The Blue Raiders are the men's and women's athletic teams at Middle Tennessee State University, in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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Middle Tennessee State University

Middle Tennessee State University, commonly abbreviated as MTSU or MT, is a comprehensive coeducational public university in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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Milk

Milk is a white liquid produced by the mammary glands of mammals.

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Milligan College

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.

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Millington, Tennessee

Millington is a city in Shelby County, Tennessee, United States.

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Minor League Baseball

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.

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Mississippi

Mississippi is a state in the Southern United States, with part of its southern border formed by the Gulf of Mexico.

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Mississippi Alluvial Plain

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).

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Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is one of three federally recognized tribes of Choctaw Native Americans.

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Mississippi Delta

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.

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Mississippi embayment

The Mississippi Embayment is a physiographic feature in the south-central United States, part of the Mississippi Alluvial Plain.

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Mississippi River

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.

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Mississippian culture

The Mississippian culture was a mound-building Native American civilization archeologists date from approximately 800 CE to 1600 CE, varying regionally.

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Missouri

Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States.

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Mockingbird

Mockingbirds are a group of New World passerine birds from the Mimidae family.

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Monroe County, Tennessee

Monroe County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

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).

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Montgomery County, Tennessee

Montgomery County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Moore County, Tennessee

Moore County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Mormons

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.

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Motlow State Community College

Motlow State Community College is a public, multi-campus college offering associate degrees, certificates, associate of applied science degrees in southern Middle Tennessee.

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Mountain City, Tennessee

Mountain City is a town in, and the county seat of Johnson County, Tennessee, United States.

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Multiracial Americans

Multiracial Americans are Americans who have mixed ancestry of "two or more races".

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Murfreesboro is a city in, and the county seat of, Rutherford County, Tennessee, United States.

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Muscogee

The Muscogee, also known as the Mvskoke, Creek and the Muscogee Creek Confederacy, are a related group of Indigenous peoples of the Southeastern Woodlands.

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Music City Star

The Music City Star is a commuter rail service running between Nashville and Lebanon, Tennessee.

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Nancy Ward

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.

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NASCAR Xfinity Series

The NASCAR Xfinity Series is a stock car racing series organized by NASCAR.

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Nashville Basin

The Nashville Basin, also known as the Central Basin, is a term often used to describe the area surrounding Nashville, Tennessee.

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Nashville International Airport

Nashville International Airport is a joint public and military use airport in the southeastern section of Nashville in the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Nashville metropolitan area

The Nashville metropolitan area is centered on Nashville, Tennessee, in the United States.

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Nashville MLS team

The Nashville MLS team will be a Major League Soccer expansion franchise that is expected to begin play in 2020.

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Nashville Predators

The Nashville Predators are a professional ice hockey team based in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Nashville SC

Nashville Soccer Club is an American professional soccer team based in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Nashville School of Law

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.

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Nashville Sounds

The Nashville Sounds are a Minor League Baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL) and the Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics.

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Nashville State Community College

Nashville State Community College is a comprehensive, regionally accredited, two-year community college in Nashville, Tennessee operated by the Tennessee Board of Regents.

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Nashville Superspeedway

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.

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Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the seat of Davidson County.

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Natchez Trace

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.

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Natchez Trace Parkway

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.

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Natchez, Mississippi

Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States.

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National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.

The National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. (or simply National Baptist Convention) is the largest predominantly African-American Christian denomination in the United States.

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National Basketball Association

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).

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National Civil Rights Museum

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.

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National Collegiate Athletic Association

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a non-profit organization which regulates athletes of 1,281 institutions and conferences.

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National Football League

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).

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National Hockey League

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.

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National Park Service

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.

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National Premier Soccer League

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.

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Native Americans in the United States

Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States.

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Native Hawaiians

Native Hawaiians (Hawaiian: kānaka ʻōiwi, kānaka maoli, and Hawaiʻi maoli) are the aboriginal Polynesian people of the Hawaiian Islands or their descendants.

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NCAA Division I

NCAA Division I (D-I) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in the United States.

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NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision

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NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament

The NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament is an annual college basketball tournament for women.

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New Orleans

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.

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Newbern, Tennessee

Newbern is a town in Dyer County, Tennessee.

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Newport, Tennessee

Newport is a city in and the county seat of Cocke County, Tennessee, United States.

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Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution

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.

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Nissan

, usually shortened to Nissan (or; Japanese), is a Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer headquartered in Nishi-ku, Yokohama.

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Non-Hispanic whites

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.

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Norfolk Southern Railway

The Norfolk Southern Railway is a Class I railroad in the United States.

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North American Vertical Datum of 1988

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.

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North Carolina

North Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Northeast State Community College

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.

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Northern bobwhite

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.

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O'More College of Design

O’More College of Design is a four year non-for-profit small private college located in Franklin, Tennessee, United States.

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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.

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee

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.

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Obed River

Obed River is a stream draining a part of the Cumberland Plateau in Tennessee.

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Ober Gatlinburg

Ober Gatlinburg is an amusement park and ski area, located in the mountains overlooking Gatlinburg, Tennessee, USA.

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Oceanic climate

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.

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Ohio

Ohio is a Midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States.

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Ohio Valley Conference

The Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) is a collegiate athletic conference which operates in the Midwestern and Southeastern United States.

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One man, one vote

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.

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Orange Bowl

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.

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Outline of Tennessee

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Tennessee: Tennessee – U.S. state located in the Southeastern United States.

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Overhill Cherokee

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.

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Overmountain Men

The Overmountain Men were American frontiersmen from west of the Appalachian Mountains who took part in the American Revolutionary War.

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Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail

The Overmountain Victory National Historic Trail (OVHT) is part of the U.S. National Trails System.

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Pacific Coast League

The Pacific Coast League (PCL) is a Minor League Baseball league operating in the Western, Midwestern, and Southeastern United States.

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Pacific Islander

Pacific Islanders or Pasifikas are the peoples of the Pacific Islands.

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Paleo-Indians

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.

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Park ranger

A park ranger, park warden, or forest ranger is a person entrusted with protecting and preserving parklands – national, state, provincial, or local parks.

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Parthenon

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.

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Parthenon (Nashville)

The Parthenon in Centennial Park, Nashville, Tennessee is a full-scale replica of the original Parthenon in Athens.

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Passiflora

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.

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Pearl

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.

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Pellissippi Parkway

The Pellissippi Parkway is a highway in Knox and Blount counties in Tennessee.

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Pellissippi State Community College

Pellissippi State Community College (Pellissippi State) is one of 13 member community colleges operated by the Tennessee Board of Regents.

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Pennyroyal Plateau

The Pennyroyal Plateau is a large area of Kentucky that features rolling hills, caves, and karst topography in general.

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Per capita income

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.

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Per capita personal income in the United States

The per capita personal income of the United States is the income that is received by persons from all sources.

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Perpetual Union

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.

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Perryville, Tennessee

Perryville is an unincorporated town in Decatur County, Tennessee and one of the oldest towns in Decatur County.

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PGA Tour

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.

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Phil Bredesen

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.

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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Pigeon Forge is a mountain resort city in Sevier County, Tennessee, in the southeastern United States.

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Pigeon River (Tennessee–North Carolina)

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.

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Pilot Corporation

Pilot Corporation (or simply Pilot) is a petroleum corporation in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States.

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Planned community

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.

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Political machine

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.

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Poll taxes in the United States

A poll tax is a tax levied as a fixed sum on every liable individual.

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Polycrystalline silicon

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.

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Poultry

Poultry are domesticated birds kept by humans for their eggs, their meat or their feathers.

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Poverty threshold

The poverty threshold, poverty limit or poverty line is the minimum level of income deemed adequate in a particular country.

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Protestantism

Protestantism is the second largest form of Christianity with collectively more than 900 million adherents worldwide or nearly 40% of all Christians.

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Protographium marcellus

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.

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Province of South Carolina

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.

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Raccoon

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.

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Race and ethnicity in the United States Census

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).

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Randy McNally

James Rand McNally (born January 30, 1944) is an American politician and a Republican member of the Tennessee Senate.

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Reconstruction era

The Reconstruction era was the period from 1863 (the Presidential Proclamation of December 8, 1863) to 1877.

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Reelfoot Lake

Reelfoot Lake is a shallow natural lake located in the northwest portion of U.S. state of Tennessee, in Lake and Obion counties.

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Regal Entertainment Group

Regal Entertainment Group (REG) is an American movie theater chain headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Republican Party (United States)

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.

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Rhodes College

Rhodes College is a private liberal arts college located in Memphis, Tennessee, United States.

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Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians

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.

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Right-to-work law

"Right-to-work laws" are statutes in 28 U.S. states that prohibit union security agreements between companies and workers' unions.

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Roan Mountain (Roan Highlands)

Roan Mountain is the highpoint of the Roan-Unaka Range of the Southern Appalachian Mountains, located in the Southeastern United States.

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Roane State Community College

Roane State logo Roane State Community College is a two-year college located in eastern Tennessee.

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Robertson County, Tennessee

Robertson County is a county located on the central northern border of Tennessee in the United States.

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Rock and roll

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),.

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Rockabilly

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.

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Rockabilly Hall of Fame

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.

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Ron Ramsey

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.

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Roy Orbison

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.

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Rutherford County, Tennessee

Rutherford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Ryman Auditorium

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.

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Sales tax

A sales tax is a tax paid to a governing body for the sales of certain goods and services.

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Sam Houston

Sam Houston (March 2, 1793July 26, 1863) was an American soldier and politician.

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Same-sex marriage

Same-sex marriage (also known as gay marriage) is the marriage of a same-sex couple, entered into in a civil or religious ceremony.

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Scotch-Irish Americans

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.

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Sevierville, Tennessee

Sevierville is the county seat of Sevier County, Tennessee, located in Eastern Tennessee.

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Sewanee: The University of the South

Sewanee: The University of the South, also known as Sewanee, is a private, residential, coeducational liberal arts college located in Sewanee, Tennessee, United States.

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Sgt. York Trophy

The Sgt.

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Shiloh National Military Park

Shiloh National Military Park preserves the American Civil War Shiloh and Corinth battlefields.

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Shiloh, Hardin County, Tennessee

Shiloh is an unincorporated community in Hardin County, Tennessee.

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Slavery in the United States

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.

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Smallmouth bass

The smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu) is a species of freshwater fish in the sunfish family (Centrarchidae) of the order Perciformes.

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Solid South

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.

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South Carolina

South Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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South Fulton, Tennessee

South Fulton is a city in Obion County, Tennessee, United States.

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Southeastern Conference

The Southeastern Conference (SEC) is an American college athletic conference whose member institutions are located primarily in the Southern part of the United States.

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Southeastern 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.

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Southern Adventist University

Southern Adventist University is a Seventh-day Adventist college in Collegedale, Tennessee, owned and operated by the Southern Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.

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Southern Baptist Convention

The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is a Christian denomination based in the United States.

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Southern College of Optometry

Southern College of Optometry is a college of optometry in the United States.

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Southern Conference

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).

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Southern League (baseball)

The Southern League is a Minor League Baseball league that operates in the Southern United States.

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Southern Professional Hockey League

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.

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Southern theater of the American Revolutionary War

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.

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Southern United States

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.

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Southwest Tennessee Community College

Southwest Tennessee Community College is a community college operated by the Tennessee Board of Regents in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

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Southwest Territory

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.

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Soybean

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.

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Square dance

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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St. Jude Classic

The FedEx St.

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Stake (Latter Day Saints)

A stake is an administrative unit composed of multiple congregations in certain denominations of the Latter Day Saint movement.

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State of Franklin

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".

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Stones River National Battlefield

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.

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Sugar Bowl

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.

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Sullivan County, Tennessee

Sullivan County is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Sultana (steamboat)

Sultana was a Mississippi River side-wheel steamboat.

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Sun Records

Sun Records is an American independent record label founded by Sam Phillips in Memphis, Tennessee in 1950.

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Supreme Court of the United States

The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.

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Sycamore Shoals

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.

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Tanasi

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.

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Tennessee Aquarium

The Tennessee Aquarium is a non-profit public aquarium located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States.

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Tennessee Attorney General

The Tennessee Attorney General (officially, Attorney General and Reporter) is a position within the Tennessee state government.

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Tennessee Board of Regents

The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) is one of the two systems of public higher education in Tennessee.

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Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) is the criminal investigative arm of the state government of Tennessee.

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Tennessee cave salamander

The Tennessee cave salamander (Gyrinophilus palleucus) is a species of salamander in the family Plethodontidae, endemic to the United States.

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Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition

The Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition was an exposition staged between May 1 and October 31 of 1897 in Nashville.

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Tennessee College of Applied Technology

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.

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Tennessee Commission of Indian Affairs

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.

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Tennessee County, North Carolina

Tennessee County, North Carolina was a subdivision of the state of North Carolina in the Overmountain Region—which later became the state of Tennessee.

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Tennessee Court of Appeals

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.

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Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals

The Court of Criminal Appeals is one of Tennessee's two intermediate appellate courts.

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Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation

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.

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Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security

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.

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Tennessee General Assembly

The Tennessee General Assembly (TNGA) is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Tennessee Higher Education Commission

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.

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Tennessee Highway Patrol

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.

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Tennessee House of Representatives

The Tennessee House of Representatives is the lower house of the Tennessee General Assembly, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Tennessee Lady Volunteers basketball

The Tennessee Lady Volunteers basketball team represents the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee in NCAA women's basketball competition.

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Tennessee marble

Tennessee marble is a type of crystalline limestone found primarily in East Tennessee, in the southeastern United States.

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Tennessee River

The Tennessee River is the largest tributary of the Ohio River.

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Tennessee Senate

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.

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Tennessee Smokies

The Tennessee Smokies are a Minor League Baseball team based in the Knoxville, Tennessee, metropolitan area.

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Tennessee State Tigers and Lady Tigers

The Tennessee State Tigers and Lady Tigers are the intercollegiate athletic teams of Tennessee State University (TSU), located in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.

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Tennessee State University

Tennessee State University (Tennessee State, Tenn State or TSU) is a public land-grant university located in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.

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Tennessee Supreme Court

The Tennessee Supreme Court is the ultimate judicial tribunal of the state of Tennessee.

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Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles

The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles are the intercollegiate athletic teams of Tennessee Technological University (TTU), located in Cookeville, Tennessee, United States.

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Tennessee Technological University

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.

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Tennessee Temple University

Tennessee Temple University was a four-year private Christian university, with its focus on liberal arts education, located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States.

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Tennessee Titans

The Tennessee Titans are a professional American football team based in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Tennessee Valley

The Tennessee Valley is the drainage basin of the Tennessee River and is largely within the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Tennessee Valley Authority

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.

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Tennessee Volunteers

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.

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Tennessee Volunteers basketball

The Tennessee Volunteers men's basketball team is the collegiate men’s basketball program for the University of Tennessee–Knoxville.

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Tennessee Volunteers football

The Tennessee Volunteers football program (variously called "Tennessee", "Vols", or "UT") represents the University of Tennessee (UT) in the sport of American football.

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Tennessee Walking Horse

The Tennessee Walking Horse or Tennessee Walker is a breed of gaited horse known for its unique four-beat running-walk and flashy movement.

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Tennessee Wesleyan University

Tennessee Wesleyan University (TWU) is a small university founded in 1857, located in the city of Athens in the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

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.

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Tennessee's 1st congressional district

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.

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Tennessee's 2nd congressional district

The 2nd congressional district of Tennessee is a congressional district in Tennessee.

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Tennessee–Vanderbilt football rivalry

The Tennessee–Vanderbilt football rivalry is an American college football rivalry between the Tennessee Volunteers and Vanderbilt Commodores.

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The Art Institutes

The Art Institutes (Ai) are a system of art colleges owned by Dream Center Education Holdings.

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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.

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The Plain Dealer

The Plain Dealer is the major daily newspaper of Cleveland, Ohio, United States.

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Thirteen Colonies

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.

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Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution

The Thirteenth Amendment (Amendment XIII) to the United States Constitution abolished slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime.

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Time (magazine)

Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.

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Tobacco

Tobacco is a product prepared from the leaves of the tobacco plant by curing them.

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Toccoa/Ocoee River

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.

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Tomato

The tomato (see pronunciation) is the edible, often red, fruit/berry of the plant Solanum lycopersicum, commonly known as a tomato plant.

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Tornado

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.

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Trade union

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.

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Trail of Tears

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.

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Transport hub

A transport hub (also transport interchange) is a place where passengers and cargo are exchanged between vehicles or between transport modes.

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Transylvania Colony

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.

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Trevecca Nazarene University

Trevecca Nazarene University (TNU) is a private Christian liberal arts college in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A. Trevecca was founded in 1901.

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Tri-Cities Regional Airport

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.

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Tri-Cities, Tennessee

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.

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Tribe (Native American)

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.

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Trigoniidae

Trigoniidae is a taxonomic family of saltwater clams, marine bivalve mollusks in the superfamily Trigonioidea.

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Trinity (nuclear test)

Trinity was the code name of the first detonation of a nuclear weapon.

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Triple-A (baseball)

Triple-A (or Class AAA) is the highest level of play in Minor League Baseball in the United States and Mexico.

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Tristán de Luna y Arellano

Tristán de Luna y Arellano (1519 – September 16, 1573) was a Spanish explorer and Conquistador of the 16th century.

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Tropical cyclone

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.

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Tropical Storm Chris (1982)

Tropical Storm Chris caused minor flooding along the Gulf Coast of the United States in September 1982.

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Trousdale County, Tennessee

Trousdale County, also known as Hartsville/Trousdale County, is a county located in the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Tullahoma Campaign

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.

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Tusculum University

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.

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U.S. National Indoor Tennis Championships

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.

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U.S. Route 23 in Tennessee

U.S. Route 23 (US 23) is a part of the U.S. Highway System that travels from Jacksonville, Florida to Mackinaw City, Michigan.

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U.S. state

A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.

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Ulysses S. Grant

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.

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Unaka Range

The Unaka Range is a mountain range on the border of Tennessee and North Carolina, in the southeastern United States.

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Unicoi Mountains

The Unicoi Mountains are a mountain range rising along the border between Tennessee and North Carolina in the southeastern United States.

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Union (American Civil War)

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.

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Union University

Union University is a private, evangelical Christian, liberal arts university located in Jackson, Tennessee, with additional campuses in Germantown and Hendersonville.

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United Methodist Church

The United Methodist Church (UMC) is a mainline Protestant denomination and a major part of Methodism.

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United Soccer League

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.

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United States

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.

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United States Census Bureau

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.

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United States elections, 2006

The 2006 United States elections were held on Tuesday, November 7, 2006 in the middle of Republican President George W. Bush's second term.

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United States elections, 2010

The 2010 United States elections were held on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, in the middle of Democratic President Barack Obama's first term.

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United States Geological Survey

The United States Geological Survey (USGS, formerly simply Geological Survey) is a scientific agency of the United States government.

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United States House of Representatives

The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.

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United States Navy

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.

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United States presidential election, 1960

The United States presidential election of 1960 was the 44th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 1960.

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United States presidential election, 1964

The United States presidential election of 1964, the 45th quadrennial American presidential election, was held on Tuesday, November 3, 1964.

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United States presidential election, 1968

The United States presidential election of 1968 was the 46th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 5, 1968.

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United States presidential election, 1972

The United States presidential election of 1972, the 47th quadrennial presidential election, was held on Tuesday, November 7, 1972.

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United States presidential election, 1976

The United States presidential election of 1976 was the 48th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 2, 1976.

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United States presidential election, 1980

The United States presidential election of 1980 was the 49th quadrennial presidential election.

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United States presidential election, 1984

The United States presidential election of 1984 was the 50th quadrennial presidential election.

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United States presidential election, 1988

The United States presidential election of 1988 was the 51st quadrennial United States presidential election.

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United States presidential election, 1992

The United States presidential election of 1992 was the 52nd quadrennial presidential election.

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United States presidential election, 1996

The United States presidential election of 1996 was the 53rd quadrennial presidential election.

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United States presidential election, 2000

The United States presidential election of 2000 was the 54th quadrennial presidential election.

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United States presidential election, 2004

The United States presidential election of 2004, the 55th quadrennial presidential election, was held on Tuesday, November 2, 2004.

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United States presidential election, 2008

The United States presidential election of 2008 was the 56th quadrennial presidential election.

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United States presidential election, 2012

The United States presidential election of 2012 was the 57th quadrennial American presidential election.

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United States presidential election, 2016

The United States presidential election of 2016 was the 58th quadrennial American presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

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United States Senate

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.

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University of Memphis

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.

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University of 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.

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University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, (variously called UT-Chattanooga, UTC, or Chattanooga) is a public university located in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States.

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University of Tennessee at Martin

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.

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University of Tennessee Health Science Center

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in Memphis includes the, Dentistry,, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy.

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University of Tennessee Space Institute

The University of Tennessee Space Institute, also known as UTSI, is a satellite campus of the University of Tennessee located near Tullahoma, Tennessee.

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University of Tennessee system

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.

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Unum

Unum Group is a Chattanooga, Tennessee-based Fortune 500 insurance company formerly known as UnumProvident.

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Use tax

A use tax is a type of tax levied in the United States by numerous state governments.

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UT Martin Skyhawks

The UT Martin Skyhawks are the intercollegiate athletic teams of the University of Tennessee at Martin (UTM) in Martin, Tennessee, United States.

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V. O. Key Jr.

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.

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Vanderbilt Commodores

The Vanderbilt Commodores are the NCAA athletic teams of Vanderbilt University, located in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Vanderbilt Commodores baseball

The Vanderbilt Commodores baseball team is an American National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) college baseball team, and a former Division I national champion.

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Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University (informally Vandy) is a private research university in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Vermont

Vermont is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Virginia

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.

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Volkswagen Chattanooga Assembly Plant

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.

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Volunteer State Community College

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.

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Vonore, Tennessee

Vonore is a town in Monroe and Blount counties, in the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Voting Rights Act of 1965

The Voting Rights Act of 1965 is a landmark piece of federal legislation in the United States that prohibits racial discrimination in voting.

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W. C. Handy

William Christopher Handy (November 16, 1873 – March 28, 1958) was a composer and musician, known as the Father of the Blues.

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Wacker Chemie

Wacker Chemie AG is a worldwide operating company in the chemical business, founded 1914.

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Walters State Community College

Walters State: The Great Smoky Mountains Community College (WSCC, Walters State) is a state-supported community college operated by the Tennessee Board of Regents.

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War of 1812

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.

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Warren G. Harding

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.

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Wartburg, Tennessee

Wartburg is a city in Morgan County, Tennessee, United States.

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Washington District, North Carolina

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.

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Watauga Association

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.

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Watauga River

The Watauga River, from the North Carolina Collection's website at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Watkins College of Art, Design & Film

Watkins College of Art, Design & Film is a four-year art and design college located in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Weakley County, Tennessee

Weakley County is a county located in the northwest of the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Welch College

Welch College, formerly the Free Will Baptist Bible College, is a private four-year college in Gallatin, Tennessee, founded in 1942.

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West Tennessee

West Tennessee is one of the three Grand Divisions of the state of Tennessee.

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White Americans

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.

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White Hispanic and Latino Americans

In the United States, a White Hispanic is an American citizen or resident who is racially white and of Hispanic descent.

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Wilderness Road State Park

Wilderness Road State Park is a state park located in southwestern Virginia, near Cumberland Gap and Ewing, VA.

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Wildlife

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.

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William P. Lawrence

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.

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Williamson College

Williamson College is a private, non-profit Christian college in Franklin, Tennessee, United States.

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Winfield Dunn

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.

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Winfield, Tennessee

Winfield is a town in Scott County, Tennessee, United States.

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Women's suffrage

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.

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Woodland period

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.

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World War II

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.

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Y-12 National Security Complex

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.

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Yuchi

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.

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1811–12 New Madrid earthquakes

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.

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1993 Storm of the Century

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.

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2010 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament

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.

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2010 Tennessee floods

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.

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2010 United States Census

The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.

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2011 Super Outbreak

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.

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2014 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament

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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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tennessee

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