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20772
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This article examines political turmoil in the Republican Party at the beginning of the 20th century and how Jonathan Elwood Cox emerged from the party's unrest. The author reflects on Cox's reluctance to accept the nomination for governor and how his role played into both state and national politics of the time. The main analysis focuses on how Cox lost the gubernatorial election and its implications for state Republicans.
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20892
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John Motley Morehead was elected as the 1910 Republican state chairman. The author analyzes how the state shifted from an agrarian to more industrial economy with political power in favor of the Republican agenda. Along with these changes, the author discusses how state politics were perceived on a national level.
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20911
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This article looks at the change in Republican Party strategy enacted by the nomination of John Motley Morehead by the North Carolina Fifth District Republican Congressional Convention of 1908. Biographical information on Morehead as well as details on Republican Party politics and political players are included.
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20927
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President Theodore Roosevelt supporters organized to create the Buncombe County Roosevelt Republican Club in Asheville on February 10, 1912. Richmond Pearson led not only this club, but headed the Roosevelt campaign for the entire state. Looking at the Roosevelt Campaign and Republican politics within the state, the author analyzes the political actions of the era and the eventual fracturing of the state's Republican Party after the 1912 election.
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20996
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This article looks at the progressive Democratic Convention of 1914 with a particular focus on the party's resurgence of liberalism, progressive ideals, and strengthening nationwide and in North Carolina.
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21045
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Edward J. Justice served as speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives in 1907 and led the campaign for the reduction of railroad freight and passenger rates.
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21205
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John Baxter Eaves was chairman of the Republican State Executive Committee during the 1890s when he reorganized and rejuvenated a white Republican Party in North Carolina and Rutherford County. Between 1893-1894, Eaves opposed weakening the party with concessions to the Populist-Republican faction as it would turn voters away.
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21217
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This article looks at the need and advocacy for constitutional reform in North Carolina. Despite progressive legislation in much of the country, the North Carolina legislature resisted government reform until the 1910s. Through the efforts of activist historians Joseph G. de Roulhac Hamilton and Enoch W. Sikes, as well as a number of progressive-minded people such as Josephus Daniels, legislators began addressing reform by 1910 and proposing constitutional amendments by 1913.
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