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Why are the people of Georgia called crackers?

May 16, 2017 | Author: | Posted in General Knowledge

Cracker is applied in the South, especially in Georgia and Florida, to poor whites and hill dwellers. The term in this sense dates back at least to the time of the Revolution. Although early uses leave the origin of the term in doubt, most authorities regard it as a shortened form of corncracker, which refers …

What is the southernmost point in the United States proper?

April 25, 2017 | Author: | Posted in Geography

The most southern point of land in the continental United States is in the vicinity of East Cape, Florida, at approximate latitude 25 degrees, 04 minutes. However, Key West, at approximate latitude 24 degrees 32 minutes, is connected with the mainland by bridges and viaducts. The Key West Citizen carries on its masthead the claim …

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