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for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 37 Issue 1, Jan 1960
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Discussion concerning the acquisition of Texas and Cuba provided a hotbed of debate during the mid-19th century. Many North Carolinians used this topic as a platform during political elections. Gibson discusses the various opinions over annexation and how it was used in the North Carolina to gain political control.
Today, thousands of people venture to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park each year, but few will know the story of the group of Asheville citizens who fought for the preservation of the scenic beauty of western North Carolina as early as 1885.
Although originally thought to be the home of notorious counterfeiters, Burke County became an important area in the development of a state banking system during the 1790s to 1850s.