Unformatted text preview: 1. What is plate tectonics? 2. What are weathering, erosion, and stream capture examples of? 3. Who were the first people to leave permanent signs of their habitation in the Mississippi Valley of North America? 4. What does escarpment mean? 5. What is the highest mountain in eastern North America and how high is it? 6. What Indian tribe inhabited western North Carolina and adjoining areas in the time period that bridged the pre-historical to the historical? 7. Who were the Cherokee allies? 8. Who was Griffith Rutherford? 9. Identify the natural entry passes in the mountains. 10. What were the dominant ethnic groups to settle southern Appalachia? 11. What does the term matriarchal inheritance mean? 12. Describe slavery and the mentality of the mountain people had towards slavery. 13. Identify New Echota 14. What is "The Trail of Tears"? 15. Who were Drowning Bear, Tsali, and William Thomas? 16. What route did the Buncombe Turnpike follow? 17. What were the major crops of the mountains before the Civil War? 18. What happened at Shelton Laurel and what did it demonstrate? 19. Which side did North Carolina support in the Civil War, 1861-1865? 20. Who was Zebulon Vance? 21. What route into the mountains of Western North Carolina was followed by the Western NC Railroad? 22. What was the major new economic force of the mountains that came with the railroads? 23. What is the history of the name Hot Springs? 24. Who was "Big Tom" Wilson? 25. Identify: Richard Morris Hunt, Frederick Law Olmstead, Karl Schenck, and George W. Vanderbilt 26. Identify the primary instruments in Appalachian 27. What were teams, unison clogging, and taps, and when did they become popular? 28. What were some of the restrictive policies applied to public education in North Carolina in the 1880s? 29. Identify Mission Schools and Normal Schools 30. Who was Charles B. Aycock and what did he do to warrant attention? 31. What photographer was instrumental in convincing Theodore Roosevelt to establish National Parks and Forests? 32. List some of the works by Thomas Wolfe 33. What were some of the mainstays of the Asheville economy? 34. What is the GI Bill and what were the circumstances of its creation? 35.What is moonshining? 36.List the names of BRCC in sequence. ...
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- Fall '19
- Western North Carolina, Asheville, North Carolina