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Historic Gold Hill | NC Weekend | UNC TV
In the late 19th century, Gold Hill, North Carolina was a literal gold mine. Now, the town is an excellent glimpse into North Carolina's past as a source of gold. Highlights include a visit to the town's historic General Store, the old jail, and post office. A collection of shops set up in old buildings across the town gives the former gold town a colorful, small-town flavor. http://www.historicgoldhill.com/
Say No to Alcoa: A bad deal for Stanly County and North Carolina
Alcoa controlling the Yadkin River is a bad deal for Stanly County. And North Carolina. But it's a great deal for Alcoa.
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Alabama - Song Of The South
Alabama's official music video for 'Song Of The South'. Click to listen to Alabama on Spotify: http://smarturl.it/AlaSpotify?IQid=AlaSOTS As featured on Greatest Hits Vol. II. Click to buy the track or album via iTunes: http://smarturl.it/AlaGH2iTunes?IQid=AlaSOTS Google Play: http://smarturl.it/AlaSOTSPlay?IQid=AlaSOTS Amazon: http://smarturl.it/AlaGH2Amazon?IQid=AlaSOTS More from Alabama Mountain Music: https://youtu.be/M6WfM0cXWSQ High Cotton: https://youtu.be/IhsbhbnKoR0 There's No Way: https://youtu.be/XEwGPe0H_po More great Country videos here: http://smarturl.it/CCountry?IQid=AlaSOTS Follow Alabama Website: http://www.thealabamaband.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Alabama Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheAlabamaBand Subscribe to Alabamaon YouTube: http://smarturl.it/AlaSubscribe?IQid=AlaSOTS --------- Lyrics: Song, Song of the south Sweet potato pie, and I shut my mouth Gone, gone with the wind There aint no body looking back again Cotton on roadside, cotton on the ditch We all picked the cotton but we never got rich Daddy was a veteren, a southern democrat They oughta get rich man to vote like that singing Song song of the south Sweet potato pie, and i shut my mouth Gone gone with the wind There aint no body looking back again
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Cuba | Wikipedia audio article
This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuba 00:03:03 1 Etymology 00:03:34 2 History 00:03:42 2.1 Pre-Columbian era 00:04:22 2.2 Spanish colonization and rule (1492–1898) 00:11:13 2.3 Independence movements 00:14:10 2.4 Republic (1902–59) 00:14:20 2.4.1 First years (1902–1925) 00:16:21 2.4.2 Revolution of 1933–1940 00:17:19 2.4.3 Constitution of 1940 00:20:10 2.5 Revolution and Communist party rule (1959–present) 00:26:31 3 Government and politics 00:29:19 3.1 Administrative divisions 00:29:52 3.2 Human rights 00:32:12 3.3 Foreign relations 00:34:31 3.4 Crime and law enforcement 00:35:10 3.5 Military 00:35:55 4 Economy 00:42:07 4.1 Resources 00:43:10 4.2 Tourism 00:45:08 5 Geography 00:47:13 5.1 Climate 00:48:53 5.2 Biodiversity 00:50:07 6 Demographics 00:51:18 6.1 Ethnoracial groups 00:53:11 6.2 Immigration and emigration 00:54:49 6.3 Religion 00:56:45 6.4 Languages 00:57:22 6.5 Largest cities 00:57:30 7 Media 00:57:44 7.1 Press 00:57:57 7.2 Television 00:58:17 7.3 Internet 00:58:53 8 Culture 00:59:17 8.1 Music 01:00:55 8.2 Cuisine 01:01:46 8.3 Literature 01:02:43 8.4 Dance 01:03:04 8.5 Sports 01:03:47 9 Education 01:05:32 10 Health 01:08:51 11 See also Listening is a more natural way of learning, when compared to reading. Written language only began at around 3200 BC, but spoken language has existed long ago. Learning by listening is a great way to: - increases imagination and understanding - improves your listening skills - improves your own spoken accent - learn while on the move - reduce eye strain Now learn the vast amount of general knowledge available on Wikipedia through audio (audio article). You could even learn subconsciously by playing the audio while you are sleeping! If you are planning to listen a lot, you could try using a bone conduction headphone, or a standard speaker instead of an earphone. Listen on Google Assistant through Extra Audio: https://assistant.google.com/services/invoke/uid/0000001a130b3f91 Other Wikipedia audio articles at: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=wikipedia+tts Upload your own Wikipedia articles through: https://github.com/nodef/wikipedia-tts Speaking Rate: 0.9864345911893081 Voice name: en-AU-Wavenet-D "I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think." - Socrates SUMMARY ======= Cuba ( (listen); Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkuβa]), officially the Republic of Cuba (Spanish: República de Cuba ), is a country comprising the island of Cuba as well as Isla de la Juventud and several minor archipelagos. Cuba is located in the northern Caribbean where the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean meet. It is east of the Yucatán Peninsula (Mexico), south of both the U.S. state of Florida and the Bahamas, west of Haiti and north of both Jamaica and the Cayman Islands. Havana is the largest city and capital; other major cities include Santiago de Cuba and Camagüey. The area of the Republic of Cuba is 110,860 square kilometres (42,800 sq mi) (109,884 square kilometres (42,426 sq mi) without the territorial waters). The island of Cuba is the largest island in Cuba and in the Caribbean, with an area of 105,006 square kilometres (40,543 sq mi), and the second-most populous after Hispaniola, with over 11 million inhabitants.The territory that is now Cuba was inhabited by the Ciboney Taíno people from the 4th millennium BC until Spanish colonisation in the 15th century. From the 15th century, it was a colony of Spain until the Spanish–American War of 1898, when Cuba was occupied by the United States and gained nominal independence as a de facto United States protectorate in 1902. As a fragile republic, in 1940 Cuba attempted to strengthen its democratic system, but mounting political radicalization and social strife culminated in a coup and subsequent dictatorship under Fulgencio Batista in 1952. Open corruption and oppression under Batista's rule led to his ousting in January 1959 by the 26th of July Movement, which afterwards established communist rule under the leadership of Fidel Castro. Since 1965, the state has been governed by the Communist Party of Cuba. The country was a point of contention during the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the United States, and a nuclear war nearly broke out during the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962. Cuba is one of few Marxist–Leninist socialist states, where the role of the vanguard Communist Party is enshrined in the Constitution. Independent observers have accused the Cuban government of numerous human rights abuses, including arbitrary imprisonment.Culturally, Cuba is considered part of Latin America. It is a multiethnic country whose people, culture and customs derive from diverse origins, including the aboriginal Taíno and Ciboney peoples, the long period of Spanish colonialism, the introduction of African slaves and a close relationship with the Soviet Union in the Cold War. Cuba is a sovereign s ...
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