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Quigley
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Map of America divided into 11 nations based on regional differences

Image: http://www.tufts.edu/alumni/magazine/fall2013/images/features/upinarms-map.jpg


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The borders of my eleven American nations are reflected in many different types of maps—including maps showing the distribution of linguistic dialects, the spread of cultural artifacts, the prevalence of different religious denominations, and the county-by-county breakdown of voting in virtually every hotly contested presidential race in our history. Our continent’s famed mobility has been reinforcing, not dissolving, regional differences, as people increasingly sort themselves into like-minded communities, a phenomenon analyzed by Bill Bishop and Robert Cushing in The Big Sort (2008). Even waves of immigrants did not fundamentally alter these nations, because the children and grandchildren of immigrants assimilated into whichever culture surrounded them.


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Prominentwon
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re: Map of America divided into 11 nations based on regional differences
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Yankeedom


TH03
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re: Map of America divided into 11 nations based on regional differences
deep south > new france



LSUzealot
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re: Map of America divided into 11 nations based on regional differences
2/10


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Breesus
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re: Map of America divided into 11 nations based on regional differences
New France?
Dumbass map


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Salmon
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re: Map of America divided into 11 nations based on regional differences
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NEW FRANCE. Occupying the New Orleans area and southeastern Canada, New France blends the folkways of ancien régime northern French peasantry with the traditions and values of the aboriginal people they encountered in northwestern North America. After a long history of imperial oppression, its people have emerged as down-to-earth, egalitarian, and consensus driven, among the most liberal on the continent, with unusually tolerant attitudes toward gays and people of all races and a ready acceptance of government involvement in the economy. The New French influence is manifest in Canada, where multiculturalism and negotiated consensus are treasured.




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Placebeaux
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re: Map of America divided into 11 nations based on regional differences
New France??? weak


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OldSouth
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re: Map of America divided into 11 nations based on regional differences
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NEW FRANCE. Occupying the New Orleans area and southeastern Canada, New France blends the folkways of ancien régime northern French peasantry with the traditions and values of the aboriginal people they encountered in northwestern North America. After a long history of imperial oppression, its people have emerged as down-to-earth, egalitarian, and consensus driven, among the most liberal on the continent, with unusually tolerant attitudes toward gays and people of all races and a ready acceptance of government involvement in the economy.



Someone has never been to South LA.


Kafka
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re: Map of America divided into 11 nations based on regional differences
coonasses get a whole fricking state to themselves?



CarRamrod
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thats just stupid. there is so much difference in the deep south and the greater appalachia


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coonasses get a whole fricking state to themselves?




And the frickin' Eastern Canadehens


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ForeverLSU02
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re: Map of America divided into 11 nations based on regional differences
WTF does Greater Appalachia go into West Texas, or Texas at all?


B&TCoonhound
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re: Map of America divided into 11 nations based on regional differences
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Someone has never been to South LA.


Kinda what I was thinking


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lsuhunt555
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re: Map of America divided into 11 nations based on regional differences


New France


3nOut
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re: Map of America divided into 11 nations based on regional differences
Very edge of deep south by a county. (Parrish for you coona$$es)


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TeddyPadillac
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re: Map of America divided into 11 nations based on regional differences
Add Houston to New France and i'll be happy in that nation.


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re: Map of America divided into 11 nations based on regional differences
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WTF does Greater Appalachia go into West Texas, or Texas at all?



Greater Appalachia makes no sense. I could maybe see it going as far west as the Ozarks and as far North as Kentucky.

Really the entire Appalachian chain from Northern Alabama into Eastern PA should be separate.


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Paul Allen
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re: Map of America divided into 11 nations based on regional differences
Deep South


Salmon
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re: Map of America divided into 11 nations based on regional differences
love how Livingston Parish is included in the Deep South


JEAUXBLEAUX
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re: Map of America divided into 11 nations based on regional differences
Good move splitting New Jersey into New Netherlands with NY and sough Jersey into the Midlands with Philly


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