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5978
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Planter, soldier, and politician, General Robert Howe probably was the most dashing and most controversial Revolutionary War leader from North Carolina. Howe was a supporter of anti-British resistance from the very beginning.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 4 Issue 3, June 1976, p33-34, 55, por
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21540
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During the Revolutionary War, commanders of the Continental Army faced many difficulties in the southern states due the numerous self-contradictory restrictions coming from the Continental Congress and local civil authorities. While military commanders were under direct orders from Congress, they were at the mercy of state governments for troops, supplies, and weaponry. Southern political divisions constantly challenged the authority of Congress, making a strong defense of the southern colonies very difficult.
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Record #:
2345
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Whites left the state in the 19th Century because of farm problems and poor state government, while lack of opportunities and a repressive environment caused Blacks to leave. As conditions improved for both, the need to leave lessened.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 34 Issue 2, Spring 1995, p27-32, il, por