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The Climate of Tennessee

The US state of Tennessee (TN) is one of the southeastern states of the US. Appalachian mountain ranges dominate the landscape in the eastern half of Tennessee. The Mississippi River forms the western boundary of the state. Tennessee’s highest point is at 2,025 meters. Most of Tennessee has a warm Mediterranean climate, which is often… Read More »

Tennessee History Timeline

The Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto first visited the Tennessee area in 1540, and quickly claimed the land for Spain. This uninvited invasion of the Native American ancestral homeland would ultimately prove disastrous for the Cherokee Indians and other native tribes. In their ongoing search for gold and silver in the Americas, the Spanish expeditions… Read More »