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Tennessee is a U.S. state located in the Southeastern United States. It has a population of 6,346,105, making it the nation's 17th-largest state by population.
In 1889 the General Assembly passed four laws described as electoral reform, with the cumulative effect of essentially disfranchising most African Americans in rural areas and small towns, as well as many poor Whites.
In 1900, African Americans made up nearly 24% of the state's population, and numbered 480,430 citizens who lived mostly in the central and western parts of the state.
Beale Street in Memphis is considered by many to be the birthplace of the blues, with musicians such as W.C. Handy performing in its clubs as early as 1909.
Tennessee is known as the "Volunteer State," a nickname earned during the War of 1812 because of the prominent role played by volunteer soldiers from Tennessee.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, in 2005 Tennessee's gross state product was $226.502 billion, making Tennessee the 18th largest economy in the nation.
Generally, the state has hot summers and mild to cool winters with generous precipitation throughout the year.
92Q Soul Food Fest is an annual concert and event that brings the some of the best in R&B and Old School to Nashville Tennessee.
Soul Food Line Dance.
Commercial for D Smith Salon: 3807 Dickerson Pike, Suite M, Nashville TN 37207
DEMOGRAPHICS & QUICK FACTS
Demographics of Tennessee
Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.
Tennessee ranks #47 as best states to live. Source
Percentage of black-owned firms, 5.9%
52.1% of Tennesseans are female and 47.8% are male.
The Flag of the State of Tennessee
Flower - Iris
Tree - Tulip Poplar
Song - “My Homeland, Tennessee”
Wild Flower - Passion Flower
Bird - Mockingbird
Horse - Tennessee walking horse
Animal - Raccoon
Nickname: The Volunteer State
Motto(s): Agriculture and Commerce
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John Gloucester (1776 – 1822) was the first African American to become an ordained Presbyterian minister in the United States. Gloucester was born in 1776 as a slave in Tennessee. He arrived in Philadelphia in 1807.
John Gloucester, pastor of the First African Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, 1811-1821
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