Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 27 Issue 2, April 1950
Currently viewing results 1 - 2
In a 1913 publication, Dr. Charles Beard proposed that the ratification of the United States constitution marked a class division in support of this document with wealthy property owners at the forefront of creating and approving the document while poorer citizens and the working-class were not represented fairly in constitutional debates. To analyze this thesis, the author of this piece compares Beard's findings against the historic data from North Carolina's Hillsboro Convention to look at the economic interests of the state's Federalists.
The author interprets a set of letters belonging to Rev. John Jacobson from a ten year period covering Jacobson's role as inspector and principal of the Salem Academy. Most letters are addressed to Jacobson from parent's hoping to send their daughters to the school, though a few letters are personal correspondence between Jacobson and his wife. Letters reflect the school's growing reputation and population with seeking enrollment from South Carolina, Alabama, Virginia, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana, Kentucky, and Arkansas.