Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 44 Issue 3, July 1967
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This article looks at the adaptation of legal defenses used to justify opposition to Acts of Parliament in the Revolutionary period and those used by Southern states to justify secession in 1860. Particular attention is given to the idea that Southern secessionists saw themselves as following in the footsteps of the founding fathers in seeking severance from their corrupt government and examining the actual similarities and differences between the two movements and their central arguments.
This article looks at the political upheaval that arose in the state after Herbert Hoover's North Carolina win in the 1928 election. Particular attention is given to conflict within the state's Democratic party concerning Furnifold M. Simmons' lack of support for Hoover's opponent, Democratic candidate Alfred E. Smith.
This article examines the perspectives held by southern Presbyterians on the election of Abraham Lincoln as president and the mounting calls for disunion and secession from Southern States' Righters. A discussion of issues taken up at Synod and General Assembly meetings, put forth in Southern Presbyterian periodicals, as well as perspectives publicized in sermons are included.
This article examines Native American agriculture during the colonial period in the South. Article details are provided from colonial records and accounts as well as more recent scholarship.