Cultural Characteristics Of The South

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The South is a distinct region of the US comprising of states such as Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Kentucky. As with all regions in the US (or any country for that matter), the South has unique or prevalent cultural traits or norms. Some of these traits unique or prevalent in the South include a high degree of religiosity, a high degree of conservatism, and “southern hospitality.” The South is a highly religious region and due to this is colloquially known as the “Bible Belt.” With this high degree of religiousness, the South (with the exception of urban areas like Atlanta) is significantly more socially conservative than other regions of the country like the Northeast and

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