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Historic America: The South
America’s South has a fascinating history that interweaves hope and promise, poverty and plenty, simplicity and sophisticationset against a landscape of diverse but unparalleled beauty. Today, the South is a world-renowned vacation paradise; few visitors are aware of its rich history. Haunted by the Civil War and scarred by the institution of slavery, the South has overcome considerable adversity. Expressions of creativity and spirituality have flourished in this region as in few others.