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  Dec 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Shepherd University Catalog
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APST 309 - West Virginia and the Appalachian Region

(3 cr) Emphasis upon the development of western Virginia and the state of West Virginia. This course will examine the general geographical, political, and economic aspects of the southern Appalachian region. The impact upon the Mountain State of the patterns of settlement, the heritage of sectional conflict, the statehood movement, legal and political developments accompanying the assimilation of the area into the national economy, and national events will be considered. The student will view the current problems of the area and contemporary Appalachian society. 



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