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30058
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In the height of World War II, the South Atlantic group of states led the nation in tax increase from the 1930s to 1942, and North Carolina led this group of states. The large increase in taxes in North Carolina is due to the tax collections on tobacco products.
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30063
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When it is time for the country to elect the President and Vice President of the United States, many have questions about the process, particularly the electoral college. There are some inherent dangers in the system of the electoral college and Emanuel Celler, a Congressional Representative from New York, has proposed the abolition of the electoral college.
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30066
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The southern states, from Texas to Maryland, comprise one-third of the nation's population and one-third of the nation's land. However, the southern states typically have a lower median income, despite their production of large percentage of goods and products sold across the country.
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30067
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Under the 1937 North Carolina General Assembly, the State Planning Board was appointed. The Board was enacted in 1943 to deal with post-war development. Objectives of the Board are to promote and aid departments in the development of projects that stimulate economy and industry.
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30064
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Experts have brought a post-war forestry program to North Carolina. The program hopes to utilize the state's forests to supply more material for pulp plants and fiberboard factories, while minimizing waste for sawdust plastics.
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30065
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Passed with a unanimous vote, Congress has established the G.I. Bill of Rights. The bill provides veterans with provisions in terms of allowances for themselves and their dependents, disability pensions, and other benefits.
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30068
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Many things have happened in North Carolina during the month of August. For example, in August of 1775, the Hillsboro Convention set up state government. In August 1837, Guilford College opened while in August 1918, the first contract to build Fort Bragg was set up.
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30070
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Congress is seeking to amend the 1940 Transportation Act. Changes to the Act would make better provisions for an equitable system of freight rates across the country.
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30069
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Katharine Mavity Martin came to North Carolina in 1922. Martin too part in education, political, and social activities, giving service to North Carolina as an educator, author, and P.T.A. field worker.
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