Deep South

Cultural region of the United States

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The Deep South is a cultural and geographic subregion in the Southern United States. Historically, it was differentiated as those states most dependent on plantations and slave societies during the pre-Civil War period. The Deep South is commonly referred to as the Cotton States, given that the production of cotton was a primary cash crop.

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John Bel Edwards, the only Democratic governor in the Deep South, will face Republican businessman Eddie Rispone in a runoff Nov. 16.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 2 days ago

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