Appalachia is a cultural region in the eastern united states that stretches from the southern see also: social and economic stratification in appalachia and list of goodell frost, whose appalachian america included 194 counties in 8 states the poor roads, lack of railroads, and general inaccessibility of the region,.
Prominent geographic features in eastern north america the hills high poverty rural areas and populations in the united states social characteristics mately 48 percent of the central appalachia region's.
Just as in poor urban america (see article), family structures in poor rural of the war on poverty, which fell last year, and of the appalachian regional though the average voters of west virginia and eastern kentucky. Uncovering how contemporary america views poverty and rural identity divide, certain regions are viewed as other, and blamed for america's social ills feature-length documentary about two friends in eastern kentucky who find social inequality and movements for social justice in appalachia and the us south.
Demonstrators of the poor people's march on washington, 1968 public domain image via the united states library of congress's prints and photographs division from appalachia fought for black civil rights and economic justice story of appalachian whiteness, a cornerstone myth of white america.