Overview[ edit ] Regional dialects in North America are historically the most strongly differentiated along the Eastern seaboarddue to distinctive speech patterns of urban centers of the American East Coast like BostonNew York Cityand certain Southern cities, all of these accents historically noted by their London-like r-dropping called non-rhoticitya feature gradually receding among younger generations, especially in the South. The Connecticut River is now regarded as the southern and western boundary of the traditional New England accentstoday still centered on Boston and much of Eastern New England. The Potomac River generally divides a group of Northeastern coastal dialects from an area of older Southeastern coastal dialects. All older Southern dialectshowever, have mostly now receded in favor of a strongly rhotic, more unified accent group spread throughout the entire Southern United States since the late s and into the early s.
You can watch them fly out from a viewing platform at dusk. New Jersey Skylands explains the history here. Parade starts on Asbury Av.
You're allowed--encouraged even--to feed the animals unbuttered, unsalted popcorn. And boy do they know you have it. And it has the great variety of animals a zoo might--tigers, bears, monkeys, coati.
But all the animals here are rescued, usually from people who mistakenly thought they'd be good pets. Packs are separated into fenced areas. You can tour behind the fence or have a photography tour inside the fence. Some are out there, they have a moneyback guarantee that you'll see some kind of whale, dolphin or porpoise.
Wildwood This amusement park barrier island has the most whale watching tours in New Jersey. Starlight Fleetsome with meals Park Blvd, Capt.
Geological Survey's long-running census of the prehistoric crabs in Delaware Bay. In researchers counted a 21 horseshoe crabs per square meter at Highs Beach, which is just south of Highs Beach.
The crabs lay eggs May-June at high tide, especially during a full or new moon. The census needs volunteers. The public can visit at programs several times a week, including wolf howls. More than 2, birds species live here and lots of them are the big ones everyone wants to see: Osprey, hawks and migrating birds rest and nest at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge.
The Brooklyn Bird Club offers field trips. Hundreds of dogs and sometimes their owners get dressed up and compete for prizes, with all proceeds going to the run maintenance.
There are dueling "biggest dog Halloween" events in the country and this is one of them. Go there at dusk in late summer. Turtle Pond has snapping turtles and some dumped former pets. Robert " Birding Bob " DeCandido, who helped reintroduce the screech owl to Central Park gives regular tours to see screech and saw-whet owls.
The tours leave at dusk and visit spots in the North Woods, the Ramble or other places where Birding Bob has a good hunch the owls will be.North American English regional phonology is the study of variations in the pronunciation of spoken North American English (English of the United States and Canada)—what are commonly known simply as "regional accents".
Though studies of regional dialects can be based on multiple characteristics, often including characteristics that are phonemic (sound-based, focusing on major word.
Although New England and the Chesapeake region were both settled. largely by the people of English origin, by the regions had. evolved into two distinct societies.
The reasons for this distinct. development were mostly based on the type on people from England who. chose to settle in the /5(3). United States - The New England colonies: Although lacking a charter, the founders of Plymouth in Massachusetts were, like their counterparts in Virginia, dependent upon private investments from profit-minded backers to finance their colony.
The nucleus of that settlement was drawn from an enclave of English émigrés in Leiden, Holland (now in The Netherlands). Although New England and the Chesapeake region were both settled largely by the people of English origin, by the regions had evolved into two distinct societies.
The idea and image of black Haitian revolutionaries sent shock waves throughout white America. That black slaves and freed people might turn violent against whites, so obvious in this image where a black soldier holds up the head of a white soldier, remained a serious fear in the hearts and minds of white Southerners throughout the antebellum period.
Food Timeline: history notes--colonial America and 17th & 18th century France.