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- noun The
regioninhabited by Yankees.
- noun The
condition, state, sphere, or influenceof Yankeesor of being a Yankee.
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I'm a Texas transplant to PA (or as I affectionately call this area, "Yankeedom".)
Mr. Woodard rightly highlights the conflict between the moralistic and intolerant leading lights of Yankeedom—stretching, in his definition, from Canada's maritime provinces through New England and upstate New York to the Great Lakes country—and the aristocratic and capitalist plantation grandees of the Deep South, which includes everything from the Low Country of South Carolina to the cotton lands of east Texas.
View image of page which they cannot do successfully if F. and England are with us they will not surely allow their own commerce interfered with by a Black Republican dynasty and consequently we can get all necessary goods imported without bringing them through Yankeedom.
" He picked up the paper again, read, "No wonder General Lee chooses to reside only a stone's throw from the heart of Yankeedom.
It is, however, difficult to tell, what is in the womb of the future; for many new wonders and marvelous revelations may yet spring up in the land of Yankeedom!
Yankeedom, have been guilty of the tremendous crime of stealing themselves.
I am so far removed, away here in Yankeedom, that I hear nothing from that quarter but by the public prints.
The Underground Railroad A Record of Facts, Authentic Narratives, Letters, &c., Narrating the Hardships, Hair-Breadth Escapes and Death Struggles of the Slaves in Their Efforts for Freedom, As Related by Themselves and Others, or Witnessed by the Author.
It was rather vague there: Yankeedom was a mean-soiled country, whence came clocks, teachers, peddlers, and infidelity; and the
There are idiosyncrasies in Yankeedom, there is no doubt of it.
And it occurs as frequently in Yankeedom, the hot-bed of abolitionism, infidelity, and wooden nutmegs, as anywhere else, There are more white men and white women worked to death in the North, than there are slaves worked to death in the South.
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