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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

The Convention of 1788-1789 and the Federal Constitution - Hillsborough and Fayetteville

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This article examines the North Carolina delegates to the 1787 Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, which produced the United States Constitution and their experiences during the drafting process. It also examines in great detail the Hillsborough Convention of 1788 where North Carolina refused to ratify the Federal Constitution and the Fayetteville Convention of 1789 where the Constitution was finally ratified.