The Appalachian people have been poor for a long time, though. They instigated the Whiskey Rebellion partly owing to poor economic conditions.Slowly but surely the hostile media is admitting the proper chronology
Desperate pictures of rural America that show 1930s-style depression actually lasted until the SIXTIES
we need to keep an eye out for duplicate events from between 1917-1930 and 1940-1970
On a related note, according to American Nations (2011) by Colin Woodard, the modern-day South is made of three distinct cultural spheres: the genteel South (Virginia and North Carolina), the Deep South, and the Appalachian-descended people. The last of these groups, whose zone of influence includes Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas, and southern Illinois, were largely Union-supporters during the Civil War. Today they vote the same way as the South, and support the memory of the Confederacy, and are considered as being part of Southern culture, which is rather at odds with history.