On the Fringes of the Prairie, 1800-1850
Yankees and Southerners: Communities

Yankees Southerners
Many preferred town living and took great comfort in social organizations like schools, churches, and libraries. Yankees were generous in supporting whatever benefitted the public--even government taxes. Most preferred country living to town. Their "communities" extended over large rural areas and relied on neighborliness and traditions of borrowing.

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