Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 42 Issue 3, July 1965
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This article examines the rise in Religious (Protestant) Fundamentalism in reaction to the wave of secularism and irreverence that arose after the First World War and finally ignited by the controversy over Charles Darwin's theory of evolution, the crusade to protect the \"old fashioned Christian Commonwealth\" from the \"forces of the antichrist\" took hold during this period.
This article looks at the appointment of Brevet Major General Daniel E. Sickles as commander of the Second Military District, one of five districts created by the reconstruction act of March 2, 1867 which the previous Presidential reconstruction plan and establishing a temporary form of military rule in the South. Attention is given to North Carolinian's reactions to the new reconstruction government as well as to Sickles' character and actions while holding this governing post.
This article looks at William Garrott Brown's efforts to strengthen the Republican Party in North Carolina and the South in hopes of overtaking the long-dominant Democratic Party. These efforts were in line with Brown's strong belief in the need for a two-party political system in the South.
This article looks at the provisions, payments, and rewards offered to North Carolina soldiers in the Revolutionary War.
This article looks at the history of cockfighting in North Carolina including various styles and rules of fighting as well as the raising and training of the fighting stock. Details on competitions, clubs, seasons, famous fights, laws and regulations are included.
This article looks at the life of the 460-ton steamer SOUTHERN STAR built and launched by Jesse Jackson at Murfreesboro in 1857. Details of the ship's service as a government steamer under the new name of CRUSADER, her time helmed by Lt. John Newland Maffitt, service to the Union under the command of Lt. T. Augustus Craven during the Civil War, and the end of her life in commercial service on the west coast is included.