Blount County, Tennessee

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  • A Visit to Cades Cove Essay

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    A Visit to Cades Cove Having lived in the Blount County area all my life, I have taken many weekend trips with my family and friends to Cades Cove, a beautiful place situated in The Great Smokey Mountains. Here you can drive the eleven-mile trail (visiting the homes of people who once resided in Cades Cove), picnic in the park, and camp out for the weekend. Cades Cove contains a lot of history as well as beautiful sites. Located near the Townsend entrance to the Great Smokey Mountains National

  • Hardeman County Research Paper

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    where they are from, and the county that they live in. It is important for children to know these things for various safety reasons. The importance of this importance spreads to various ways of life. One important reason of knowing your county is for weather purposes, emergency alert purposes, and for voting purposes. In 1823 Hardeman County was founded by two smaller counties to make one. The previous counties were Hardin County and Indian Lands. Hardeman county is named after Thomas Jones

  • Personal Narrative: Goodbye My Best Friend Essay

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    her at the basketball game. I could never get to see or talk to her at the reunions or any other family get togethers. We had many experiences together as I said before. One I remember most is when we always met and went to Obey River in Pickett county. We went all through the summer, we always knew what out plans were going to turn out to be. We would start by always playing in the water while our parents would get the cookout stuff together. We enjoyed every minute we spent together. She is

  • The Copper Basin

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    The Copper Basin of southeastern Tennessee is an area that is climatically unique with a rich history rooted in copper mining. It is thought that man is responsible for the total destruction of the environment over this large area, but it is mostly contributed to the exclusive location. The Copper Basin was susceptible to negative environmental effects due to its topographical, geological, climatic, edaphic, and meteorological location. However, the copper mining had a transformative effect on the

  • Gatlinburg, Tennessee Essay

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    has become an area that East Tennessee State University students go to visit. Gatlinburg offers something for many; however, the city has some growing pains such as traffic and limited space. Thus, the city of Gatlinburg offers many things that a traveler could need and want, provided that he or she is willing to overlook the city’s rapid growth. Entertainment in the area is targeted at a wide variety of age groups and interests that include some of East Tennessee State University students. Gatlinburg

  • Case Analysis : Blount Senior Care Partners

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    Executive Summary Proposal “Blount Senior Care Partners uses a team based approach that focuses on continuity, patient independence, and clinical excellence” (Blount Senior Care Partners, 2014). Blount Senior Care Partners provides care in an outpatient geriatric clinic, several assisted living facilities, rehabilitation and long term facilities within the community and during acute inpatient hospital admissions at Blount Memorial Hospital. Currently, the care of inpatient hospitalizations is exclusively

  • Short Biography Of Sam Houston

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    Rockbridge County, Virginia. He was the fifth of nine children of Samuel and Elizabeth Paxton Houston. His siblings were named Paxton, Robert, James, John, Sam, Jr., William, Isabella, Mary, and Eliza. After moving to Tennessee, he spent time with the Cherokee’s. He was soon named “The Raven” which the name came from the Cherokee’s. In 1806 Sam Houston's father died at Dennis Callaghan's Tavern. In 1807 Mrs. Elizabeth Houston takes her nine children to a farm on Baker Creek in the state of Tennessee, 10

  • What Role Did Winston County Play In The Civil War?

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    Winston County threatened to secede from the state if she decided to secede from the Union. The residents of Winston County did not believe that seceding was in the best interest of the Democratic Party, or the country as a whole. Although the county pulled back from the bold step of secession and hoped to remain neutral in the conflict, it remained under state control and was the scene of violent acts of retribution during the war. Located in the hilly terrain of North Alabama, Winston County was originally

  • Influences Of Camp Research Paper

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    The Influences of Camp Nonprofit organizations like summer day camps or charities are important to many people including the staff at the ministry of Camp Tipton in Maryville, Tennessee. Having the opportunity to work might give the employees a little bias regarding the camp’s importance, but when the workers dig into some family situations and see how the camp helps, people may understand why camps are created. The camp life requires of waking up around 7AM and working until about 6PM, so they’re

  • Sam Houston Biography

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    was the fifth child of five brothers and three sisters. sam houston was adopted from the cherokee, when he ran away from home. So he started to dress like the cherokees and started living like them.The houston family worked on the farm in tennessee and owned a part of a general store.sam houston was born on March 2,1793 in a cabin on the hilltop.Also in sam’s free time he loved to read about super heroes. Also sam houston was inaugurated as president on October 22,1836, as his life went along