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Sometime will you please come to Alabama and visit me?
After a devious chase of a month Hood moved across Alabama to northern Mississippi.
At the Geneva conference for the settlement of the "Alabama" claims in 1871-1872 he was one of the counsel for the United States.
The American firm assisted in funding the national debt at the time of the resumption of specie payments, and the London house were fiscal agents of the United States government in 1873-1884, and as such received the $15,50o,000 awarded by the Geneva Arbitration Court in settlement of the "Alabama Claims" against Great Britain.
The main armies quickly regained contact, each edging away northwestwards towards the Tennessee and coming into contact at Gaylesville, Alabama, and again at Decatur.Advertisement
Alabama is the third great producer of the Union, and with the other two made up in 1907 more than four-fifths of the countrys total.
In Alabama the legislature meets regularly once only in four years, though it may be convoked in the interval.
In 1871 Lord Ripon was appointed chairman of the High Joint-Commission on the Alabama claims, which arranged the treaty of Washington.
During the progress of the Civil War American feeling had been greatly exasperated by the losses inflicted on commerce by the cruiser " Alabama," which, it was claimed, was allowed to leave a British port in violation of international law.
By the terms of this treaty the " Alabama " claims and the San Juan boundary were referred to arbitration; the free navigation of the St Lawrence was granted to the United States in return for the free use of Lake Michigan and certain Alaskan rivers; and it was settled that a further commission should decide the excess of value of the Canadian fisheries thrown open to the United States over and above the reciprocal concessions made to Canada.Advertisement
Under the " Alabama " arbitration Great Britain paid to the United States damages to the amount of $15,500,000, while the German Emperor decided the San Juan boundary in favour of the United States.
Extending entirely across the state of Alabama for about 20 m.
South-east of the Appalachian Valley region, the Piedmont Plateau also crosses the Alabama border from the N.E.
The harbour of Mobile was formed by the drowning of the lower part of the valley of the Alabama and Tombigbee rivers as a result of the sinking of the land here, such sinking having occurred on other parts of the Gulf coast.
The fauna and flora of Alabama are similar to those of the Gulf states in general and have no distinctive characteristics.Advertisement
The climate of Alabama is temperate and fairly uniform.
As regards its soil, Alabama may be divided into four regions.
The success of the economic system was such that in 1860 the cotton crop of Alabama was nearly 1,000,000 bales (9 8 9,955 bales), being 18.4% of the entire cotton product of the United States.
The disorganization of labour resulting from the Civil War and the emancipation of slaves, was the cause of a temporary decline in the cotton crop. In 1889 the crop again approximated to 1,000,000 bales (915,210 bales, being 12.2% of the entire crop of the United States), and in 1899 it exceeded that amount, Alabama being fourth among the states of the entire country.
The total value of the farm products of Alabama in 1899 was $91,387,409; in 1889, $66,240,190; and in 1879, $5 6, 8 7 2, 994.Advertisement
The chief feature of Alabama's industrial life since 1880 has been the exploitation of her iron and coal resources.
The iron ore (found chiefly in the region of which Birmingham is the centre) is primarily red haematite and (much less important) brown haematite; though as regards the latter Alabama ranked first among the states of the Union in 1905 (with 781,561 tons).
The total production of all classes of iron ores was 3,782,831 tons in 1905, Alabama ranking third in the Union in this respect.
In the decade 1890-1900 the number of turpentine factories increased from 7 to 152, and their product in 1900 and in 1905 ranked Alabama third among the states in that industry.
The navigable mileage of the Alabama rivers is 2000 m., but obstructions often prevent the formation of a continuous route, notably the "Muscle Shoals" of the Tennessee, extending from a point io m.Advertisement
In 1880 the inhabitants of Alabama numbered 1,262,505; in 1890, 1,513,017, an increase of 17% in 1900, 1,828,697, a further increase of 20%.
Alabama has been governed under five constitutions, the original constitution of 1819, the revision of 1865, the constitutions of 1868 and 1875, and the present, constitution, which was framed in 1901.
The case attracted much attention; and it is often erroneously said that the court upheld the disfranchising clauses of the Alabama constitution.
Its support was derived from public land given by the United States to the state of Alabama for educational purposes in 1819, and special taxes or tuition fixed by each township. The Civil War demoralized the nascent system.
The percentage of illiterates declined from 50.97% in 1880 to 41% in 1890, and 34% in 1900, when Alabama ranked third among the states in illiteracy.
There are also a number of institutions for higher education in Alabama.
In addition to the usual method of employing convicts in the penitentiary or on state farms, Alabama, like other southern states, also hires its convicts to labour for private individuals.
Many similar cases were found later in other southern states, but those in Alabama being the first discovered attracted the most attention.
The first Europeans to enter the limits of the present state of Alabama were Spaniards, who claimed this region as a part of Florida.
It is possible that a member of Panfilo de Narvaez's expedition of 1528 entered what is now southern Alabama, but the first fully authenticated visit was that of Hernando de Soto, who made an arduous but fruitless journey along the Coosa, Alabama and Tombigbee rivers in 1539.
The English, too, claimed the region north of the Gulf of Mexico, and the territory of modern Alabama was included in the province of Carolina, granted by Charles II.
English traders of Carolina were frequenting the valley of the Alabama river as early as 1687.
In 1711 Fort Louis was abandoned to the floods of the river, and on higher ground was built Fort Conde, the germ of the present city of Mobile, and the first permanent white settlement in Alabama.
Alabama, and in 1739 Oglethorpe himself visited the Creek.
The portion of Alabama below the 31st parallel then became a part.
The whole area of the present state of Alabama then for the first time became subject to the jurisdiction of the United States.
In 1817 the Mississippi Territory was divided; the western portion became the state of Mississippi, and the eastern the territory of Alabama, with St Stephens, on the Tombigbee river, as the temporary seat of government.
In 1819 Alabama was regularly admitted to the Union as a state.
When the outbreak of the second war with Great Britain in 1812 gave the Creeks assurance of British aid they rose in arms, massacred several hundred settlers who had taken refuge in Fort Mims, near the junction of the Alabama and Tombigbee rivers, and in a short time no white family in the Creek country was safe outside a palisade.
By the treaty of Fort Jackson (9th of August 1814) the Creeks ceded their claims to about one-half of the present state; and cessions by the Cherokees, Chickasaws and Choctaws in 1816 left only about one-fourth of Alabama to the Indians.
This caused a disagreement between Alabama and the United States authorities; although it was amicably settled, it engendered a feeling that the pulicy of the national government might not be in harmony wD.h the interests of the state - a feeling which, intensified by the slavery agitation, did much to cause secession in 1861.
The political history of Alabama may be divided into three periods, that prior to 1860, the years from 1860 to 1876, and the period from 1876 onwards.
During the agitation over the introduction of slavery into the territory acquired from Mexico, Yancey induced the Democratic State Convention of 1848 to adopt what is known as the "Alabama Platform," which declared in substance that neither Congress nor the government of a territory had the right to interfere with slavery in a territory, that those who held opposite views were not Democrats, and that the Democrats of Alabama would not support a candidate for the presidency if he did not agree with them on these questions.
This platform was endorsed by conventions in Florida and Virginia and by the legislatures of Georgia and Alabama.
The "Unionists" were successful in the elections of 1851 and 1852, but the feeling of uncertainty engendered in the south by the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Bill and the course of the slavery agitation after 1852 led the State Democratic convention of 1856 to revive the "Alabama Platform"; and when the "Alabama Platform" failed to secure the formal approval of the Democratic National convention at Charleston, South Carolina, in 1860, the Alabama delegates, followed by those of the other cotton "states," withdrew.
After long debate this convention adopted on the i 1 th of January an ordinance of secession, and Alabama became one of the Confederate states of America, whose government was organized at Montgomery on the 4th of February 1861.
Yet secession was opposed by many prominent men, and in North Alabama an attempt was made to organize a neutral state to be called Nickajack; but with President Lincoln's call to arms all opposition to secession ended.
In the early part of the Civil War Alabama was not the scene of military operations, yet the state contributed about 120,000 men to the Confederate service, practically all her white population capable of bearing arms, and thirty-nine of these attained the rank of general.
According to the presidential plan of reorganization, a provisional governor for Alabama was appointed in June 1865; a state convention met in September of the same year, and declared the ordinance of secession null and void and slavery abolished; a legislature and a governor were elected in November, the legislature was at once recognized by the National government, and the inauguration of the governor-elect was permitted after the legislature had, in December, ratified the thirteenth amendment.
In 1867 the congressional plan of reconstruction was completed and Alabama was placed under military government.
The whites of Alabama therefore stayed away from the polls, and, after five days of voting, the constitution wanted 13,550 to secure a majority.
Riley's Alabama As It Is (Montgomery, 1893), and Saffold Berney's Handbook of Alabama (2nd ed., Birmingham, 1892).
Deland's Northern Alabama, Historical and Biographical 1 William Wyatt Bibb died in 1820, and Thomas Bibb, then president of the state senate, filled the unexpired term of one year (1820).
Fleming's Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama (New York, 1905).
Martin's Code of Alabama (2 vols., Atlanta, Ga., 1897) may be consulted.
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Popular opinion at first opposed the Compromise of 1850, and some politicians demanded immediate secession from the Union; and the legislature had approved the Alabama Platform of 1848.
Wilson with a body of cavalry entered the state from Alabama, seized Columbus and West Point on the 16th of April, and on the 10th of May captured Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederacy, at Irwinville in Irwin county.
The course of the Alabama is tortuous; its width varies from 200 to 300 yds., its depth from 3 to 7 ft.; its length by the United States Survey is 312 m., by steamboat measurement, 420 m.
The river crosses the richest agricultural and timber districts of the state, and railways connect it with the mineral regions of north central Alabama.
Of the rivers which form the Alabama, the Coosa crosses the mineral region of Alabama, and is navigable for light-draft boats from Rome, Georgia (where it is formed by the junction of the Oostenaula and Etowah rivers), to about 117 m.
The Alabama is navigable throughout the year.
In 1878 the Federal government undertook to make a channel the length of the Alabama 200 ft.
The Alabama is an important carrier of cotton, cotton seed, fertilizer, cereals, lumber, naval stores, &c.; and in the fiscal year 1906-1907 the freight tonnage was 417,041 tons.
He entered immediately, as a Democrat, into Kentucky politics, and political ambition caused his removal in 1818 to northern Alabama, near Huntsville.
His career as a lawyer in Alabama was exceptionally brilliant; but his political career was abruptly wrecked by his opposition in 1819 to Andrew Jackson, whose friends controlled the state.
He was also a member of the provisional Confederate Congress from May 1861, when the capital of the Confederacy was removed from Montgomery, Alabama, to Richmond.
It is a somewhat widely distributed mineral, being met with in Styria, Austria, Hesse, French Guiana, India and Italy; but the most important beds are in the south of France, the north of Ireland, and in Alabama, Georgia and Arkansas in North America.
There was much opposition in these states to such a course, but the secessionists triumphed, and by the time President Lincoln was inaugurated, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas had formally withdrawn from the Union.
On the 1st day of January 1863 the final proclamation of emancipation was duly issued, designating the States of Arkansas, Texas, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and certain portions of Louisiana and Virginia, as "this day in rebellion against the United States," and proclaiming that, in virtue of his authority as commander-inchief, and as a necessary war measure for suppressing rebellion, "I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves within said designated states and parts of states are and henceforward shall be free," and pledging the executive and military power of the government to maintain such freedom.
This provision was defeated in 1784, but was adopted in 1787 for the north-western territory - a step which is very often said to have saved the Union in the Civil War; the south-western territory (out of which were later formed Mississippi, Alabama, &c.) being given over to slavery.
It is connected by lines of steamers with Miami and Port Tampa, with Galveston, Texas, with Mobile, Alabama, with Philadelphia and New York City, and with West Indian ports, and by regular schooner lines with New York City, the Bahamas, British Honduras, &c. There is now an extension of the Florida East Coast railway from Miami to Key West (1 55 m.).
In 1813-1814, as major-general of militia, he commanded in the campaign against the Creek Indians in Georgia and Alabama, defeated them (at Talladega, on the 9th of November 1813, and at Tohopeka, on the 29th of March 1814), and thus first attracted public notice by his talents.
The only other states in which bauxite was produced during the period were Alabama and Georgia, which in this respect have greatly declined in importance relatively to Arkansas.
It is served by the Southern, the Alabama Great Southern, the Mobile & Ohio, and the New Orleans & North Eastern and the Alabama & Vicksburg (Queen & Crescent Route) railways.
Medusa-like casts have been found in the lower Cambrian of Scandinavia (Medusina) and in the mid-Cambrian of Alabama (Brooksella).
The lower division appears on the Newfoundland and Labrador coasts, and is traceable thence, in a great belt southwest of those points, through Maine and the Hudson-Champlain valley into Alabama, a distance of some 2000 m.; and the rocks are brought up again on the western uplift, in Nevada, Idaho, Utah, western Montana and British Columbia.
Erichsen's lost diaries a small expedition in the sloop " Alabama " went to East Greenland in 1909.
Passing westward across the "fall-line," the next province is the Piedmont, a part of the extensive Piedmont Belt reaching from Pennsylvania to Alabama.
In June 1862 the vessel, the "Alabama," originally known as "No.
The second was in respect of breaches of neutrality in allowing the "Alabama," the "Florida" (originally the "Oreto"), the "Shenandoah" and other Confederate vessels to be built and equipped on British territory.
With respect to the "Alabama" claims the British commissioners suggested that they should be submitted to arbitration.
Article 1, after expressing the regret felt by Her Majesty's government for the escape, in whatever circumstances, of the "Alabama" and other vessels from British ports, and for the depredations committed by these vessels, provided that "the claims growing out of the acts of the said vessels, and generically known as the ` Alabama ' claims" should be referred to a tribunal composed of five arbitrators, one to be named by each of the contracting parties and the remaining three by the king of Italy, the president of the Swiss Confederation and the emperor of Brazil respectively.
It found that Great Britain was legally responsible for all the depredations of the "Alabama" and "Florida" and for those committed by the "Shenandoah" after she left Melbourne.
In 1838 he became missionary bishop of the South-West, Arkansas, Indian Territory, Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi, and in 1841 he was consecrated bishop of Louisiana.
In October 1862 he was promoted lieutenant-general, and thenceforward he commanded one of the three corps of the army of Tennessee under Bragg and afterwards was in charge of the Department of Alabama, Mississippi and East Louisiana.
He therefore insisted that England should be required not merely to pay damages for the havoc wrought by the " Alabama " and other cruisers fitted out for Confederate service in her ports, but that, for " that other damage, immense and infinite, caused by the prolongation of the war," the withdrawal of the British flag from this hemisphere could " not be abandoned as a condition or preliminary of such a settlement as is now proposed."
The Alabama was allowed to prey on Federal commerce, and undoubtedly inflicted a vast amouuit of -injury on the trade of the United States.
A period of exception.al prosperity, which largely increased the revenue, enabled a chancellor of the exchequer to boast that the country had drunk itself out of the Alabama difficulty.
The weakness of the British foreign office was emphasized by its consenting, almost at the same moment, to allow the claims of the United States, for the depredations of the Alabama, to be settled under a rule only agreed upon in 1871.
In 1872 he was counsel for the United States in the "Alabama" arbitration.
He conducted the negotiations with Great Britain which resulted in the treaty of the 8th of May 1871, under which (Article 1) the "Alabama claims" were referred to arbitration, and the same disposition (Article 34) was made of the "San Juan Boundary Dispute," concerning the Oregon boundary line.
In the United States the turpentineyielding pines are the swamp pine, P. australis, and the loblolly, P. Taeda, both inhabiting North and South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama.
During Green's " reign " the economic condition of Tristan was considerably affected by the desertion of the neighbouring seas by the whalers; this was largely due to the depredations of the Confederate cruisers " Alabama " and " Shenandoah " during the American Civil War, many whaling boats being captured and burnt by them.
It is served by the Central of Georgia, the Western & Atlantic (leased by the Nashville, Chattanooga & St Louis), the Southern and the Rome & Northern railways, and the Coosa river is navigable from this point to the falls of the river in Alabama.
In 1860 in the Democratic national convention in Charleston the adoption of Douglas's platform brought about the withdrawal from the convention of Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, South Carolina, Florida, Texas and Arkansas.
The city is served by the Alabama Great Southern (Queen and Crescent), the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific (partly controlled by the Southern), the Nashville, Chattanooga & St Louis (controlled by the Louisville & Nashville), and its leased line, the Western & Atlantic (connecting with Atlanta, Ga.), the Central of Georgia, and the Chattanooga Southern railways, and by freight and passenger steamboat lines on the Tennessee river, which is navigable to and beyond this point during eight months of the year.
Chattanooga is an important produce, lumber, coal and iron market, and is the principal trade and jobbing centre for a large district in Eastern Tennessee and Northern Georgia and Alabama.
The Alleghany Plateau is the north-westernmost division of the Appalachian system; it is an eroded mass of sedimentary rock sloping north-westward to the Prairie and Lake Plains and reaching south-west from the south-western part of New York state through Tennessee and into Alabama.
Of the inhabitants born in the United States 38,561 were born in Georgia, 36,052 in Kentucky, 28,405 in North Carolina, 27,70 9 in Alabama, and 25,953 in Virginia.
There were few large plantations and fewer slaves in that mountainous region, while the middle and western sections were more in harmony with the sentiment in Mississippi and Alabama.
Only one, in Alabama, was a partial success.
However, Betsy noticed a California kidnapping that bore an uncanny resemblance to the Delaware, and later Alabama abductions, where a deputy sheriff was killed.
I guess not, 'cause you wouldn't say 'great work' if you did; he's the father of Jennifer Morley, the Alabama kid this bastard murdered.
There was no way for the insurance company to know they weren't paying for the real Thomas Morley, of Alabama, mugged on vacation.
In 1955, the Alabama state government forcibly evacuated the town to make way for a dam.
These matched the odd notions going around in the more academic atmosphere of the medical fraternity in Alabama.
Four years later, running on a platform of maximum resistance to federal attempts to end segregation in Alabama, Wallace won the governorship.
They immediately ' fall in love ' and Alabama confesses her slightly murky past to him.
Lewis Thornton Powell, the son of a baptist preacher, was born in Randolph County, Alabama, on 22nd April, 1844.
The first million selling record for this vocal quintet was a traditional song which originated from slaves in Georgia, Alabama.
He just got fired from Alabama for bring a loaded revolver into class.
Small arms, described as ' high-powered rifles ' USA 1988 US Customs foil bid to buy rifles from gun dealer in Alabama.
Looking for Gulf Shores condos, a Gulf Shores Alabama golf vacation or Orange Beach condo?
This wonderful giant watermelon was originally developed by Reuben F. Kolb of Alabama in the 1880's.
A few months later, while visiting troops in Mobile, Alabama, he contracted yellow fever and died on July 3, 1849.
In 1870 the site was a cotton field, where two railways, the South & North, and the Alabama & Chattanooga, now part respectively of the Louisville & Nashville and the Southern System, met, 2 m.
Moore, "Certain Aboriginal Remains of the Tombigbee River" and "Certain Aboriginal Remains of the Alabama River," published in the Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences, series 2, 'vol.
The adoption of this platform was accompanied by a party reorganization, those who approved it organizing the Constitutional Union party, and those who disapproved, mostly Democrats, organizing the Southern Rights party; the approval in other states of the Georgia Platform in preference to the Alabama Platform (see Alabama) caused a reaction in the South against secession.
In the general assembly of Kentucky in 1816, and in that of Alabama in 1819, he opposed inter-state rendition of fugitive slaves and championed liberal slave-laws.
But the difficulty with the American government over the " Alabama " and other vessels, fitted out in British ports to help the Southern cause, was only settled at last (see Alabama Arbitration) by an award extremely onerous to England.
I was born on June 27, 1880, in Tuscumbia, a little town of northern Alabama.
The summer and winter following the "Frost King" incident I spent with my family in Alabama.
I was just beginning to read Caesar's "Gallic War" when I went to my home in Alabama.
Alabama to other have occurred except the homeowner and tantamount to a. The non-standard auto rates for a for a given then when your.
The store list includes stores in Oregon, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, California, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, Missouri, Michigan, Kansas, Illinois, Florida, Georgia, Connecticut, Colorado, and Alabama.
Having your wedding on the beach in Alabama can be a romantic dream come true for many brides and grooms living in this region, as well as those desiring an out of the ordinary destination wedding.
For many engaged couples, a wedding in this state is being planned for one simple reason - Alabama is home.
Other Alabama natives don't live right by the coast, but are venturing there for a picturesque wedding backdrop that cannot be rivaled.
If you dream of having a magical wedding with the sound of crashing waves as your orchestra and the white sand as part of your processional, then the coast of Alabama may be a great place for you to check out.
A popular place for a beach wedding in Alabama is along the coast of the state's Gulf shores and Orange Beach.
Check out the official site of Alabama's Gulf Coast for an idea of prices and activities associated with this arrangement.
Alabama Bay weddings are also popular, and you can work with a wedding coordinator to find the perfect locale.
If you aren't one to get stuck on the tiny details and would like a professional to plan your big day, Alabama is home to many event planners that go above and beyond the typical wedding coordinator.
Dreamy Beach Weddings specializes in Alabama beach weddings.
Sugar Beach Weddings is another great site to check out for those looking for the perfect Alabama coast destination.
Beach Weddings Alabama is worth a visit if you're searching online for your dream wedding location in Alabama.
If you're going to have wedding on the beach in Alabama, be sure to let your guests know so they can dress accordingly.
Getting married on the beaches of Alabama is a special time, as is anywhere you choose to have your nuptials.
Driving with a Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) of 0.08 or higher means you are legally drunk in Alabama.
In this exclusive interview, LTK explores this Birmingham, Alabama, entrepreneur's company.
The couple has two children together, son Landon and daughter Alabama.
It was one of two schools in Alabama that was destroyed by a series of tornadoes March 1, 2007.
On April 5, 2007, Alabama Governor Bob Riley signed a bill that would appropriate $32 million to rebuild the schools leveled by the tornadoes -- Enterprise High School and Hillcrest Elementary School.
Studdard will be opening a new club, tentatively called "Ruben's Club 205" in Birmingham, Alabama -- the singer's hometown.
He also holds an MBA from Jacksonville State University in Alabama.
Cary Guffey is currently a financial planner working for Merill Lynch in Birmingham, Alabama.
Andrew Jackson University (AJU) is an accredited distance learning college located in Hoover, Alabama.
Located in Alabama, Troy State University is a four-year, public university with a student body of just under 30,000.
For a full-time undergraduate student who is an Alabama resident, the typical cost of tuition at Troy University in 2010 was just under $6,200.
Finally, you might also consider spending Christmas sailing to the Caribbean from Galveston, Texas; New Orleans, Louisiana or Mobile, Alabama on Carnival Cruise Line.
For those wishing to leave from Mobile, Alabama, you can do so on Carnival as well.
Another option is a four-day Western Caribbean cruise leaving from Mobile, Alabama, to Cozumel on board the Carnival Elation.
A weary little cat, since named "Lucky", had managed to survive a sixty mile ride from Mobile, Alabama to Pensacola, Florida before it was discovered under the engine hood of a car.
LoveToKnow Dogs would like to thank Amanda Harper and Muriel Donald for taking time to share their expertise, and we wish them continued success in their work with all their human and animal clients at Living Well, LLC in Mobile, Alabama.
Southern States Rescued Rottweilers finds forever homes for Rotties in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and the Virginia peninsula.
Their publicists, George Alabama Florida and Mike Goldreyer, came up with the name for it and promoted its finest practitioners.
I was living in Mobile, Alabama, where I could leave the plant on the porch.
Even non-fans will, at some point, attempt the distinctive opening riff of Sweet Home Alabama that is almost a rite of passage for those looking to study serious rock guitar playing.
Along with Sweet Home Alabama, Freebird is probably the most recognized song in the Lynyrd Skynyrd discography.
If you consider yourself to be a devotee of southern rock, you'll definitely need to find good Sweet Home Alabama tabs to be able to play the genre's signature tune.
Sweet Home Alabama is one of the most quickly recognizable songs ever recorded.
Controversy originally swirled around Sweet Home Alabama.
The song was written in response to the Canadian musician Neil Young's two songs Alabama and Southern Man in which the south's civil rights violations in the late 1960s and early 1970s were fiercely criticized.
Feeling prideful of their homeland, Lynyrd Skynyrd recorded Sweet Home Alabama in response to what they felt were overly generalized attacks from a northerner.
So when you sit down with your Sweet Home Alabama tabs and learn this classic song, keep its history in mind, as the spirit of southern rebellion is intricately woven into the very core of this classic tune.
Have no fear, because there are plenty of sites that publish complete bass Sweet Home Alabama tabs.
The site also features a Tip of the Day video at the end of the notation to give musicians a chance to learn a little something else after they've mastered Sweet Home Alabama.
Whether your instrument is guitar or bass, with the above resources and the discipline to sit and practice, you'll be able to wow your friends with your version of Sweet Home Alabama in no time.
Before you know it, you'll be coming home to Alabama.
If you love southern rock and roll, check out the following resources to find Sweet Home Alabama Chords.
In addition to being a classic song in its own right, the back-story of the creation of Sweet Home Alabama is equally engaging.
In the spirit of a true rock and roll legend, he claims that the Sweet Home Alabama chords and complete guitar solos came to him in a dream that night.
In the early 1970s, Canadian Neil Young wrote two songs, Southern Man and Alabama, that criticized the racial climate in the American south.
So when you're strumming the chords and singing along to this classic song, make sure you are aware of the whole story, as it adds a depth and a complexity to the historical period of the early 1970s in which Sweet Home Alabama was born.
Below you will find several online resources that have the chords to Sweet Home Alabama.
Guitar Chords Magic - Guitar Chords Magic has a great page dedicated to Sweet Home Alabama.
Fret Play - Fret Play has an extremely concise transcription to Sweet Home Alabama that gives you the basics in a quick glance.
The chords for Sweet Home Alabama are studied in both texts.
In 1995, the runoff from cotton fields killed over 240,000 fish that were contained in Alabama fisheries.
From Alabama to Wyoming and every state in between, including Alaska and Hawaii, you'll find many retailers offering these organic products.
According to the National Safety Council, children have died from lead poisoning in Alabama and New Hampshire within the last 10 years.
Another option for water views is to consider a bay view in a city with a lower cost of living such as Dover, Delaware or Fairhope, Alabama.
Devin Moore -- a young man from Fayette, Alabama arrested and taken to the police station for suspicion of car theft -- suddenly flipped out, grabbed one of the officer's 9mm gun and shot policemen to death, each with a shot to the head.
This stroke belt includes Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.
For children, the mental retardation rate is 11.4 per 1,000 and varies approximately nine fold, ranging from 3.2 in New Jersey to 31.4 in Alabama.
Do not allow your sadness to render you incapable of realizing when an Alabama funeral home is trying to take advantage of your situation.
Mobile memorial funeral homes must adhere to the standards specified by the Alabama Preneed Funeral and Cemetery Act.
The purpose of this legislation and other laws is to protect all Alabama residents - in Mobile and elsewhere throughout the state - from paying exorbitant amounts of money for funeral expenses.
There are plenty of suitable funeral homes within the Mobile, Alabama, area.
Almost all information for Alabama through Kansas is lost, and half of the state of Kentucky.
Part of the Panhandle, as well as portions of Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana, were in the western colony.
Minimum benefit amounts range from $45.00 (in Alabama) to $682.00 (in Rhode Island) per week.
Though the company got its start in Georgia, it eventually branched out and developed retail locations in Alabama, Florida, Tennessee and South Carolina.
The filmmaker participated in the march from Selma, Alabama to the state's capital in Montgomery in 1965, as well as in a number of other significant events of the civil rights movement.
She's engaged again to a suave, handsome, successful New Yorker, but can't marry him until she goes back home and divorces her first husband in Alabama since he's refused to sign the papers for five years.
A trip to the zoo makes a fun family vacation, but only if you remember to look for Alabama zoo coupons to help you stick to your household budget.
Generally speaking, the best way to find Alabama zoo coupons is to contact the zoo you wish to visit and ask about any special offers.
If you visit the zoo more than two or three times per year, investing in a zoo membership may be a better way to save money than simply searching for Alabama zoo coupons.
Dempsey played many feature film roles in the late 80s and early 90s in films such as Can't Buy Me Love, Loverboy, Mobsters and later in the films Sweet Home Alabama and Scream 3.
Looking at colleges and wondering about University of Alabama spirit squads?
The University of Alabama has two cheerleading squads, one dance squad and of course there is the beloved elephant mascot, Big Al, which is played by three different students.
In addition to the two cheerleading squads, the University of Alabama also has a competition squad and cheerleaders from both the White and the Crimson squad are chosen to participate in the competition squad.
Big Al makes appearances at basketball and football games, and other scheduled events to represent the University of Alabama.
University of Alabama's football team is notorious as a team to beat and over the entire sports program, the University of Alabama has won sixteen division titles.
Alabama Cooperative Extension System-This site offers an easy to follow 1,800 calorie diet plan that's free to print.
Based in Alabama, the Sheffield Group coverage meets the requirements outlined in Alabama worker's compensation laws.
Located in the state of Alabama, the Sheffield Group's claim adjusters understand the unique needs of Alabama employers and workers.
Alabama workers compensation law offers four options for Alabama employers.
Employers must meet certain financial qualifications defined by the state of Alabama, including a minimum net worth of $5 million, and applying to the Alabama Department of Industrial Relations Worker's Compensation Division.
Since Alabama state law requires all employers to carry worker's compensation insurance if the company employs more than five people, it's important for employers to look for the best coverage at reasonable prices.
Alabama worker's compensation regulations require employers to provide full medical benefits to injured employees at a medical provider of the employer's choosing, and short and long-term disability benefits as well.
It is in every Alabama employer's best interests to find a company that helps each employer maintain a safe working environment to reduce the possibility of costly worker's compensation claims.
More than 90 percent of the reports were from Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Virginia.
Sue the builder - Homeowners have initiated class-action suits against builders in Florida, Louisiana and Alabama.
The ratio is expressed in terms of per person bodily injury/per incident bodily injury/per incident property damage.For example, Alabama expresses the required minimums as 25/50/25.
Group health insurance brokers in Alabama can provide assistance to companies trying to find the best coverage for their employees while also helping to navigate the insurance regulations of this state.
The Alabama Department of Insurance is the best resource for laws and regulations surrounding any insurance issues within the state.
It is also a good idea to review any complaints posted on the Better Business Bureau website for Alabama before agreeing to work with a particular broker.
Both local and national group health insurance brokers should be considered as long as they have licenses to do business within the state of Alabama.
If you are not sure whether or not you should obtain the services of a group health insurance broker to assist you in finding coverage for your Alabama business, speak to a broker to find out what he or she can do for you.
The BamaJam Music Festival, sponsored by Verizon Wireless, is a three day event held annually in June in Enterprise, Alabama, with the goal of raising money for the local community.
The spirit behind BamaJam is to raise money to support lower Alabama and the festival's Coffee County base.
Finally, Howie was able to connect with a recently abducted little girl in Alabama.
And why did that ignorant cop pull me over in Alabama?
Just bet me that Alabama license plate isn't stolen.
He may already suspect something, after Alabama.
Is Brenda Washington's murder being investigated as tied to the death of Rupert Youngblood in California and the deputy sheriff in Alabama?
It's like we try to do good and theses unintended side effects occur; the deputy sheriff in Alabama, that Youngblood jerk in California, plus the parents murdered just so the discovery of their child's abduction would be delayed.
The state is divided into two distinct physiographic provinces; the Alleghany Plateau on the west, comprising perhaps two-thirds of the area of the state, and forming a part of the great Appalachian Plateau Province which extends from New York to Alabama; and the Newer Appalachians or Great Valley Region on the east, being a part of the large province of the same name which extends from Canada to Central Alabama.
It is served by the Southern, the Louisville & Nashville, the Seaboard Air Line, the Central of Georgia, the Alabama Great Southern (of the Queen & Crescent Route), the Illinois Central, the Atlanta, Birmingham & Atlantic, the Birmingham Southern (for freight only), and the Kansas City, Memphis & Birmingham (Frisco system) railways.
In 1900 the Birmingham district produced six-sevenths of the total pig iron exported from the United States, and in 1902 nine-tenths of Alabama's coal, coke and pig iron; in 1905 Jefferson county produced 67.5% of the total iron and steel product of the state, and 62.5% of the pig iron produced by the state.
In 1870 the site was a cotton field, where two railways, the South & North, and the Alabama & Chattanooga, now part respectively of the Louisville & Nashville and the Southern System, met.
Tuskegee is chiefly known for its educational institutions - the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute and the Alabama Conference Female College (Methodist Episcopal Church, South; opened 1856).
While he did not succeed in preventing the French occupation of Mexico or the escape of the Confederate cruiser "Alabama" from England, his diplomacy prepared the way for a future adjustment satisfactory to the United States of the difficulties with these powers.
Subsequently Green was engaged in railway building in Georgia and Alabama.
Cotton is grown in every county of the state, but the large yields are in the Delta (Bolivar, Coaohma, Washington, Yazoo and Leflore counties), the greatest cotton-producing region of the world, and in Monroe, Lowndes and Noxubee counties on the Alabama border.
In the summer of 1559 another attempt at colonization was made by Tristan de Luna, who sailed from Vera Cruz, landed at Pensacola Bay, and explored a part of Florida and (possibly) Southern Alabama.
These veins consist of felspar, quartz and mica, often with smaller amounts of other crystallized minerals, such as tourmaline, beryl and garnet; they are worked for mica in India, the United States (South Dakota, Colorado and Alabama), and Brazil (Goyaz, Bahia and Minas Geraes).
He arranged the collective guarantee of the neutrality of Luxemburg in 1867, negotiated a convention about the " Alabama," which, however, was not ratified, and most wisely refused to take any part in the Cretan troubles.
In the " Alabama " arbitration five arbitrators were nominated by the president of the United States, the queen of England, the king of Italy, the president of the Swiss Confederation, and the emperor of Brazil respectively.
Arbitrators strictly so called may (as in the " Alabama " case) proceed to award damages after they have decided the question of liability; whilst " mixed commissions," before awarding damages, usually have to decide whether the pecuniary claims made are or are not well founded.
Some prominent examples (dealt with elsewhere under their appropriate titles) are the dispute between the United States and Great Britain respecting the " Alabama " and other vessels employed by the Confederate government during the American Civil War (award in 1872); that between the same powers respecting the fur-seal fishery in Bering Sea (award in 1893); that between Great Britain and Venezuela respecting the boundary of British Guiana (award in 1899); that between Great Britain, the United States and Portugal respecting the Delagoa railway (award in 1900); that between Great Britain and the United States respecting the boundary of Alaska (award in 1903).
Under " legal differences" may be ranged such as are capable of being decided, when once the facts are ascertained, by settled, recognized rules, or by rules not settled nor recognized, but (as in the " Alabama " case) taken so to be for the purpose in hand.
Montgomery, in Alabama, was the first Confederate capital, but after Virginia joined her sister states, the seat of government was removed to Richmond, on the 29th of May 1861.
Tallahassee is served by the Seaboard Air Line and the Georgia, Florida & Alabama railways.
In1824-1828he was professor of mathematics and natural philosophy at Brown University, acting as president in 1826-1827; in1828-1831was president of Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky; and in1831-1837was president of the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, where he organized the Alabama Female Athenaeum.
After the war Meade commanded successively the military division of the Atlantic, the department of the east, the third military district (Georgia and Alabama) and the department of the south.
The most important event in foreign policy was the treaty with Great Britain of the 8th of May 1871, commonly known as the Treaty of Washington, whereby several controversies between the United States and Great Britain, including the bitter questions as to damage inflicted upon the United States by the "Alabama" and other Confederate cruisers built and equipped in England, were referred to arbitration.
From 1871 to 1877 he was again a member of the United States senate, in which he was prominent in debate and in committee work, and was chairman of the committee on foreign affairs during the Alabama Claims negotiations.
Jackson is served by the Illinois Central, the Alabama & Vicksburg, the Gulf & Ship Island, New Orleans Great Northern, and the Yazoo & Mississippi Valley railways, and during the winter by small freight and passenger steamboats on the Pearl River.
Of the inhabitants born in the United States 130,389 were natives of Tennessee, 129,945129,945 of Alabama, 90,584 of Mississippi, 77,950 of Georgia and 75,633 of Arkansas; and of the foreign-born 71,062 were Mexicans, 48,295 Germans, 9204 Bohemians, 8213 English, 6870 Austrians and 6173 natives of Ireland.
From North Carolina, Alabama and Pennsylvania, also, phosphates have been obtained but only in comparatively small quantities.
The president's mother, Martha Bullock, was of an old Georgia family of Scotch-Irish and Huguenot extraction; her grandfather was Archibald Bullock (1730-1777), first president (1776-77) of Georgia; and her brother, James Dunwoody Bullock, often compared by Theodore Roosevelt to Colonel Newcome, was in the Confederate navy, and equipped in England vessels (including the "Alabama") as Confederate cruisers.
The Civil War in America, and the questions which arose from the relations of Great Britain with both belligerents, rendered the duties of the law officers of the crown more than usually onerous, and Palmer was called upon to take part, as adviser of the ministry, in the courts, and in the House, in the questions which arose in respect of the "Trent" and the "Peterhoff," the cruisers "Alabama" and "Florida" and the "Alexandra," a ship which was seized by the government, and other matters.
The graphite of New York, Pennsylvania and Alabama is "flake" and unsuitable for this purpose.
The Confederacy consisted of eleven states (Virginia, North and South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas and Tennessee).
General Johnston opposed him almost on the old Chickamauga battle-ground, where the Federal commander, after a brief campaign in Mississippi and Alabama, the result of which was to clear his right flank (February 3 - March 6, 1864), collected his armies - the Army of the Tennessee under McPherson, the Army of the Cumberland under Thomas (Hooker's troops had now become part of this army) and the Army of the Ohio under Schofield.
The most successful of the foreign-built cruisers was the famous "Alabama," commanded by Semmes and built at Liverpool.
The height and massiveness of the mountains decrease to the south-west, where the piedmont belt sweeps westward around them in western Georgia and eastern Alabama Some of the residual mountains hereabouts are reduced to a mere skeleton or framework by the retrogressive penetration of widening valleys between wasting spurs; the very type of vanishing forms, Certain districts within the mountains, apparently consisting of less resistant crystalline rocks, have been reduced to basin-like peneplains in the same time that served only to grade the slopes and subdue the summits of the neighboring mountains of more resistant rocks; the best example of this kind is the Asheville peneplain in North Carolina, measuring about 40 by 20 m.
The special features of the Gulf Plain are the peninsular extension of the plain in Florida, the belted arrangement of relief and soils in Alabama and in Texas, and the Mississippi embayment or inland extension of the plain half-way up the course of the Mississippi river, with the Mississippi flood plain there included.
A typical example of a belted coastal plain is found in Alabama and the adjacent part of Mississippi.
The basal formation if chiefly a weak limestone, which has been stripped from its original Alabama.
The ore is extensively worked at some points, as at Birmingham, Alabama.
The Caiolinian area extends from southern Michigan to northern Georgia and from the Atlantic coast to Western Kansas, comprising Delaware, all of Maryland except the mountainous Western portion, all of Ohio except the north-east corner, nearly the whole of Indiana, Illinois, Iowa and Missouri, eastern Nebraska and Kansas, south-eastern South Dakota, western central Oklahoma, northern Arkansas, middle and eastern Kentucky, middle Tennessee and the Tennessee valley in eastern Tennessee, middle Virginia and North Carolina, western \Vest Virginia, north-eastern Alabama.
In Alabama (70.8% in 1880), North and South Carolina, amid Arkansas the ratio exceeded 5o% in 1900.
Pennsylvania (117,179,527 tons of bituminous and 83,268,754 of anthracite), Illinois (47,659,690), West Virginia (41,897,843), Ohio (26,270,639), Indiana (12,314,890) and Alabama (11,604,593) were the states of greatest production.
Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois, Alabama and New York are the leading states in production.
By 1890 it had increased to 4,090,409 tons, by 1900 to 8,394,275 tons, and by 1905 to 11,866,069 tons, valued at $14,387,721, making Alabama sixth of the coalproducing states.
The growth of manufactures in Alabama has been as remarkable as the revelation of mineral wealth.
In 1895 it was demonstrated that Alabama pig-iron could be sent to Liverpool and sold cheaper than the English product, and Birmingham (Alabama) came consequently to rank next to Middlesborough and Glasgow among the world centres of the pig-iron trade.
In the production of foundry pig-iron Alabama held first rank both in 1900 and in 1905.
The manufacture of steel, though in its infancy, gave promise of equalling that of iron, and the coke industry is also of growing importance, the product of Alabama during the five years from 1896 to 1901 showing a greater increase, relatively, than that of the other states.
In 1900 and in 1905 Alabama ranked second among 1 The special census of manufactures taken in 1905 was confined to manufacturing establishments conducted under the so-called "factory system."
As late as 1890 there were only 13 cotton mills in Alabama, one more than the number in 1850; in 1900 there were 31, representing a capital of $11,638,757 and an annual product valued at $8,153,136, an increase of 272.
When it came time to rebuild a home for a family in need, the participants of the Alabama Extreme Makeover Home Edition banded together and created something very special for the Gaudet Family.
Filming was picked up several days later in Alabama.
James "JT" Thomas - JT is 25, from Mobile, Alabama.
When Leah from Alabama tries to keep her football fiance and her grandmother (who is helping to pay for the dress) happy, the crew of the shop must "cleanse" Grandma's palette before saying yes to the gorgeous dress.
During the interim we learned the sad news of the death of the Alabama Deputy Sheriff who was shot multiple times after stopping the kidnapper of eight year old Jennifer Morley.
She was brutally murdered by the same man who killed young girls in Delaware, Alabama and several other states.
It was the same guy as Delaware and Alabama only the mustache is gone.
Relatives from Delaware and Alabama are about to visit.
One of my men spotted a Pace Arrow and was about to stop it when he saw it had Alabama license plates so he let it pass and kept going.
In the extreme north-east are found the oldest rocks in the state - lower Devonian (the New Scotland beds of New York) and, not so old, an extension of the Lower Carboniferous which underlies the Warrior coalfields of Alabama, and which consists of cherts, limestones, sandstones and shales, with a depth of 800 to 900 ft.
The calcareous Claiborne or ClaiborneLisbon formation-group lies south of the last, in a wedge-like strip with the apex on the Alabama boundary; it is a series of clays and sands, richly fossiliferous.
The principal lines are the Illinois Central, the Yazoo & Mississippi Valley, the Southern, the Mobile & Ohio, the New Orleans & North-eastern, the Kansas City, Memphis & Birmingham, the Mobile, Jackson & Kansas City, the Alabama & Vicksburg, and the Gulf & Ship Island.
The territorial limits were extended on the north to the state of Tennessee in 1804 by the acquisition of the west cessions of South Carolina and Georgia, and on the south to the Gulf of Mexico by the seizure of West Florida in 1810-1813, 1 but were restricted on the east by the formation of the Territory of Alabama in 1817.
People in a small town in Alabama, a small city in Algeria, and a large city in Argentina all desire different forms of governments with different services.
My grandfather, Caspar Keller's son, "entered" large tracts of land in Alabama and finally settled there.
His methods had probably died with him; and if they had not, how was a little girl in a far-off town in Alabama to receive the benefit of them?
I hope you will come to Alabama to visit me and I will take you to ride in my little cart and I think you will like to see me on my dear little pony's back.