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for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 43 Issue 3, July 1966
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John Alexander was one of forty-plus Anglican missionaries from England that came to the state when it was just a colony. The article offers a short bibliographic sketch about Alexander's life in Scotland and Anglican activities in the state and along the southeastern Atlantic Coast. Alexander's life and career offers a look at the efforts and struggles of Anglican missionaries not only to represent and establish the Church of England in the colony, but to survive the hardships of colonial life.
The term \"New South\" often applied to the resurgence of cities like Birmingham and Atlanta. This article evaluates whether Raleigh, and the city's growth between 1876 and 1895, can be characterized as having the qualities of the New South. Based on a set of four criteria, the author concludes Raleigh embraced a New South spirit because of its reconcilliatory attitudes towards the North.