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Nashville and Tennessee Topics (Bailey, American History): Assignment


One student per topic.  You need 3 credible sources. Consult with me and with the librarians about sources. There are a number of books, as well as a 3-ring binder with articles, on reserve in the library. The Tennessee Encyclopedia also has entries for many of these topics or for related topics. 
1. Johnson site & Coates-Hines site, others from Paleolithic period in Middle Tennessee
2. Kellytown site
3. Mound Bottom/Mace Bluff
4. De Soto in Tennessee
5. Charleville and Demonbreun before 1779
6. James Robertson and the overland journey
7. John Donelson and the river journey
8. Cumberland compact
9.  Early years of Nashborough
10. Johnson’s Station, other stations
11. TN becomes a US Territory then state # 16
12. Natchez Trace to 1820
13. Flatboats and steamboats on Cumberland to 1820
14. Nashville is incorporated as a town 1806/early town government, town limits
15. Jackson’s time in Nashville before War of 1812
16. Jackson-Dickinson duel

Donelson Flatboat