Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|The Tennessee State flag is colored red (crimson), white, and blue, with three stars encircled in the center of the flag. What do the three stars symbolize?||Tennessee State History
The three different land forms of the state. The three land forms are composed of mountains in the east, highlands in the middle, and lowlands in the west.
Tanasi. The name comes from Cherokee Indian villages termed 'Tanasi' that existed in the area long before any Anglo-Saxon pioneers came along.
|Which country controlled the Tennessee land after the conclusion of the French and Indian wars in 1763?||Tennessee State History
Great Britain. If you said the United States, well, it wasn't yet officially formed in 1763.
Hernando de Soto. De Soto was the Spanish explorer who is credited with investigating the area first, however Marquette and De La Salle were among the first French explorers to rummage through the Tennessee wilderness and plateaus.