What You Are Getting Wrong About Appalachia Setting & Symbolism

Elizabeth Catte
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Appalachia

Loosely defined, Appalachia is a geographic region defined by the Appalachian Mountains, which run along 13 states in the eastern U.S., beginning from Alabama and ending in New York.

Blair Mountain

Located in Logan County, West Virginia, Blair Mountain and its surrounding region are the site of the 1921 Battle of Blair Mountain, the largest labor uprising in United States history, which occurred between coal miners and their managers. More recently, coal companies clashed with environmentalists when the former managed to get the mountain de-listed from the National Register, so they could perform mountaintop removal.

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