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30585
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Used as an official action on the part of a state government to question the constitutionality of a federal policy, interposition is a tactic being utilized by several southern states in an effort to maintain segregation in the public schools. In an action of positive defiance, also used during the American Revolutionary and Civil Wars, seven states, led by Virginia, are seeking to slow integration throughout the south by claiming its unconstitutionality.
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30586
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North Carolina is the home to a large population of Native Americans, 4000 who make up the Eastern Band of the Cherokees. Cherokee, the largest community on the Reservation, serves as the administrative head and also presents a unique opportunity to study the history and present-day life of the Cherokees.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 13 Issue 10, March 1956, p8-9, 25, por, bibl
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30582
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With the riding rings, jumping courses, and hunting grounds considered some of the finest in the United States, Tryon, North Carolina will be the home to the US Equestrian Team candidates as they prepare for the Olympic Equestrian Games in June. Tryon will also host the official Olympic Trials for the US Prix jumping team, with special exhibitions, in March.
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30591
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Two proposal before the United States Congress that would provide federal grants to the states for the construction of new schools houses. With these proposals come many questions from the states such as: are these incentives a means to force integration, and will the state lose policy control over its schools at the state and local level if using these grants.
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30594
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St. Patrick's Day will be the opening day of the 1956 hunt racing and steeple chase season. The season will open in North Carolina with the Stoneybrook Hunt Race Meeting at Southern Pines, North Carolina. Sanctioned since 1953, the Stoneybrook race attracts well known horses, riders, owners and trainers from all over the United States.
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30593
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Early in the year, the North Carolina Department of Revenue provided municipal governments with over $239,000 in aid from franchise taxes paid by electric power utilities. The state collections six percent of the gross receipts for power companies, 1/2 percent of total collections going back to the municipalities.
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30595
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A state-wide committee of N.C. Club home demonstrators have planned, edited, and published a Tar Heel cookbook. With over 400 recipes representing all regions of the state, the cookbook contains sixteen sections of North Carolina favorites from pickles to soup.
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30600
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North Carolina, known as the brick capital of the world, forged further ahead in the national production race in 1955. North Carolina produces approximately one out of every eleven bricks, and with growing demand across the country, state brick manufacturers are investing in expansions to production facilities.
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30599
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In February, senators sponsored a bill to authorize a $3 billion federal flood insurance and re-insurance program. The measure would create a Federal Flood Insurance Administration and provide for maximum coverage for private residences at $10,000 and $100,000 for real and personal properties.
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