Well-known for its music, Tennessee is draws great strength from its rich heritage, not only from great deeds and events, but from the more enduring legacy of community ties and respect for tradition. Historically, the state played a significant role in the first expansion past the appalachian mountains, was a primary battleground in the Civil War, and witnessed first-hand clashes over cultural issues such as prohibition, woman's suffrage, and school reform. Today, Tennessee has become home to some of the most advanced sectors of American business and technology. The state's mix of forward looking innovation, great natural beauty, and a people solidly grounded in tradition and community has proven an irresistible allure for the rest of the country.
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