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20184
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Agricultural practices underwent revolutionary changes in the US during the antebellum period. However, in North Carolina many farmers were attached to customary ways and reluctant to change. There were some, however, who undertook to profit by agricultural reform. Sidney Weller of Halifax County became the head of agricultural reform in North Carolina, promoting the success he achieved in restoring his acres through new techniques and products.
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20187
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In the period following the American Revolution, commercial rivalry between states resulted in attempts to establish cooperation between state governments. Once such project was the Roanoke Waterway, one of the first efforts by states to institute cooperative undertakings in internal improvements.
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20188
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This collection of letters of Ruffin Barnes of Wilson County, North Carolina throws light on the movement of Company C, Forty-Third North Carolina Infantry Regiment during the American Civil War.
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20186
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Until recently, the fishing community of Ocracoke Island had little direct contact with the outside world. The present population speaks a language unlike anything else heard in Virginia or the Carolinas, maintaining early English influence in idioms and place names.
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20185
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After the end of the American Civil War, African Americans began a great migration out of North Carolina.
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