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Afro-Americans chose to establish their own congregations and churches, partly because of segregation and partly because of a need to express their own African-Christian beliefs. The most prominent was the African Methodist Episcopal Zion (AME Zion) Church, organized in 1820 in the North and in New Bern in 1864.
This article looks at the American Missionary Association's objectives in eastern North Carolina where teachers and ministers had come from the North to establish missions among the former slaves after the end of the Civil War with a particular focus on the missionaries' method of religious expression as well as the junctures where northern Congregationalism diverged from southern black Protestantism.
This article examines the official response from the North Carolina State Board of Health with regards to the outbreak of venereal disease, especially syphilis and gonorrhea, in North Carolina in 1919. The article also discusses U.S. Army policies during World War I and efforts to control the sexuality and freedom of women and girls of the period. The role of gender and class in anti-prostitution and venereal disease control laws in North Carolina are also discussed.