Southern United States Culture

1343 WordsJan 27, 20185 Pages
Southern United States Culture The Southern United States is a very interesting place, full of culture and history, such as the Civil War battlefields or the antique shops that you see along the side of the road as you drive through this beautiful part of the United States. It has many different characteristics and many different special things that make it unique. Globalization and Identity, Ethnicity, Religion, The Social Construction of Race, Gender Roles, Class, Places and Spaces (Regional Identity) , and Linguistic Diversity in the south are all topics that I will discuss in this essay. While globalization and identity in the south is not as evident as it would be in a city such as New York, it is still a major part of southern culture. There are many different things that the southern region and the states within it do that benefit the global community. One of the most major things is our exports. The south has two trademark exports that greatly benefit the global market. The first is Tobacco. The south is the worlds largest tobacco provider, and you still see it growing in the fields in the country, not in a laboratory or factory. The second major export of the south is Cotton. Cotton is used to make clothes, blankets, and many other things that are sewn or made in mills ("Cotton in the South - Boundless Open Textbook”). There are not many cotton mills left in todays advanced society, so you usually find them in small towns, where they have been for years and
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