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Unformatted text preview: sponsible for their higher D scores. South Polls 79 Georgia still retains considerable southern flair, with cities and towns in middle and southern Georgia, especially, displaying a high level of regional identification. “A Dixie Welcome to Crawfordville, Ga.,” photographed by AGS Media, courtesy of a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License. The second quartile of states, listed in descending order, consists of Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Virginia, and Florida. We were somewhat surprised that two Deep South states, South Carolina and Georgia, appeared in the second quartile instead of the first. For example, South Carolina still displays the Confederate battle flag in a prominent location on the capitol grounds, and the state is home to many symbols of traditional southern culture like the Citadel and Charleston’s City Market. On the other hand, South Carolina’s population is changing. The in-migration of people who do not originally hail from the South to the upstate, spurred by the presence of the BM w p...
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