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6 results for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 40 Issue 2, April 1963
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20878
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The Civil War brought displacement to many residents of the South, though North Carolina did experience as large or continuing displacement of its citizens as other states, nor did it receive a great influx of refugees despite its provision and sporadic unionist infiltration. Reasons for this may be that refugees did not know that North Carolina was a safe haven, the state's geography made movement difficult, and a prejudice against North Carolina's people by citizens of other states. The activities and movements of urban and suburban homeless and displaced persons in specific areas are detailed.
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20877
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This article examines the efforts made by Wake Forest College President and biologist William Louis Poteat to maintain his position in the Baptist denomination and to lead the Southern liberals in the controversy that swept the nation as a result of Charles Darwin's theory of evolution.
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20879
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This article details the currency act of 1764 extending previous bans on paper legal tender to all of the continental colonies, the impact of the act and its role in moving the colonies towards revolution.
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20883
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This is a reprint of a speech delivered to the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association in Raleigh. Dr. Lord sees history as best categorized into \"ages,\" and assigns the tile of \"age of explosions\" to the mid 20th century period of advancement that includes space flight, digital translation, automation, population increases, and the rise of nationalism.
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20880
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This article makes an appeal for funds to build a new history building in North Carolina to serve as host for commemorations and house the State Archives. A history of the State Department of Archives and History is included.
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20882
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This article offers a summary of 300 years of North Carolina history beginning with King Charles' land grant of 1663 and important events in the State at hundred year intervals of 1763, 1863, and 1963.
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