one of the most divisive, yet deeply embedded aspects of southern culture: Race
relations. Many people around the nation associate racism with the south. This
Mississippian Cultures numerous native American groups with shared traits in 800-1500 CE
- High density urban centers
- Platform mounds and broad plazas
- Labor specialization
- Long distance trade
- Organized government
SOST 301: Introduction to Southern Studies, 1580-1900
Class Times: TTH 12:30-1:45 PM
Location: Gambrell Hall 402
Instructor: Dr. Rob Gilmer
Office: 120 Gambrell Hall
Office Hours: TH 2:00-3:00 PM
This class will explore the history an
SOST Study Guide
Anaconda plan - The Anaconda Plan or Scott's Great Snake is the name widely applied to an outline
strategy for subduing the seceding states in the American Civil War. Proposed by General-in-Chief
Winfield Scott, the plan emphasized the bl
Africans in America. "Anthony Burns Captured." PBS. PBS, n.d. Web. 25 Mar. 2013.
Africans in America. "Bleeding Kansas." PBS. PBS, n.d. Web. 25 Mar. 2013.
"The Election of 1860." The Election of 1860. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Mar. 2013.
For my paper I will be examining the Antebellum South and its relationship with the
North during the same time period. This relationship was a volatile one, shaped from the moment
settlers arrived in the Americas. These
Pessen, How Different from Each Other Were?
McPherson, Antebellum Southern Exceptionalism
Selections from Wortley, "Travels in the United States, Etc."
Selections from Martineau, "Society in America"
The Virginia Slave Codes
Southern Cross by Chri
If you visit any modern day commemoration site for a plantation and you will
most likely find a picturesque scene made up of the historical plantation home and
surrounding land full of memories. Though at first glance the site may look like
1. Della Pollock, Remembering: Oral History Performances, 2.
2. Della Pollock, Remembering: Oral History Performances, 5.
3. Della Pollock, Remembering: Oral History Performances, 7.
4. Irons Ned, "Integration of West Charlotte High School
Remembering the Integration of West Charlotte High School
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Oral histories, according to Della Pollocks Remembering, are a type of
performance. Not only do the stories told shed
Ned, Irons. "Integration of West Charlotte High School." March 16, 1999.
Harriet, Gentry Love. "Integration of West Charlotte High School." June 17, 1998.
Pollock, Della. Remembering: Oral History Performances.
Fensterstock, Alison. Retreat for the Righteous.
Griffin, Larry J., and Peggy Hargis. Surveying Memory: The Past in Black and White.
Small, Stephen. Still Back of the Big House.
Weedon, Chris, and Glenn Jordan. Collective Memory: Th
HARRIET JACOBS- INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF A SLAVE GIRL
Harriet Jacobs was born into slavery in 1813 near Edenton, North Carolina. She enjoyed
a relatively happy family life until she was six years old, when her mother died. Jacobss
mistress, Margaret Horni
Robert D. Myers
Doc. Analysis 1
Sexual Tension Among a Slave Community
The document Early Evidence of Sexual Tensions Within Slavery was composed
by Warren Billings in A Documentary History of Virginia: 1606- 1700. There are
Primary Source Identification
Primary Source - is an artifact, a document, a recording, or other source of information that was created at
the time under study. It serves as an original source of information about the topic. Similar definitions are
301 Lecture notes.
Wright- Felt as though he had a large responsibility in being the first real African
American writer. Felt as though he was supposed to be in charge of writing about
segregation and other civil feuds. Strict emphasis on his power and in
Robert D. Myers
1.I learned it is possible to be a Christian and a White Southern simultaneously; to be a
gentlewoman and an arrogant callous creature in the same moment; to pray at night and
ride a Jim Crow car the next morning and to
Robert D. Myers
The Violence Within
With the changes occurring in the South during the Civil Rights movement we see
an aggression building against the change resulting in violence that is not only physical,
but emotional as well