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According to the North Carolina edition of Williams' Almanac for 1840, North Carolina had no state debt; the Governor made $2,000 a year; tax revenue was $110,000 annually, and the state's population was 737,987.
North Carolina’s economic story is examined through 35 key events in the state’s history. According to Charlotte historian Tom Hanchett, the state has frequently re-made itself to stay successful, moving from farming to factories to finance and from slavery to segregation to the Civil Rights movement. One important lesson learned over four centuries is that the current conflicts between regions and political parties are not new and dates back to the founding of the state.