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This article looks at the creation and content of the periodical \"Our Living and Our Dead.\" Started in New Bern on July 2, 1873, it was founded as a weekly folio containing information of interested to post-war Southerners. An analysis of the content of the periodical over time as well as details of publishers and authors is included.
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20896
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This article looks at the novels and fictional treatment of the Reconstruction South created by author and so called \"Carpetbagger\" Albion W. Tourgee. A look at Tourgee's life and career as well as his most famous novel \"A Fool's Errand by One of the Fools\" is included.
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20901
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This article examines the debate over federal aid to education in North Carolina, including issues such aid raises in terms of federal-state relations, as well as economic, political and racial issues. Particular emphasis is placed on the Blair Bill and its plan to give funds directly from the treasury to states based on illiteracy rates but required matching funds, public education, and thorough reporting.
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20902
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This article looks at the discovery of gold in Burke County in 1828 that sparked a period of rapid industrialization, commercial activity, fiscal organization, and speculation in the region. Information on the development and infrastructure for gold mining in the area at this time is included.
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20900
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This article discusses historical assumptions made based on John Adams' account of Continental Congress proceedings. The account states that success of the final vote on and in favor of independence depended on the sudden decision of Joseph Hewes of North Carolina, and examines whether he was in the \"cold party\" or if he was a moderate.
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