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12077
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At a time when the South is being pressured to abandon the biracial social structure embedded in society, Dr. C.K. Brown of Davidson College focuses on whites as a minority.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 5, July 1956, p17-19
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19568
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The history of the Piedmont Railroad Company begins with the proposal of a rail line between Greensboro and Danville, Virginia proposed in November 1848. Almost fourteen years later, the Piedmont Railroad Company was chartered in February 1862. This article reports on the legislative battle to approve the rail connection, logistics of establishing the railway, and the financial outcome of the company's operations.
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19600
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Native North Carolinian George W. Swepson bought the Western Division of the Western North Carolina Railroad Company in 1868. After taking ownership, Swepson was granted more than six million in tax bonds from the state which he invested in a Florida Railroad company. The article reviews Swepson's illegitimate business practices, misappropriation of state funds, and the general corruptness of the state's government during the Reconstruction era.
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