Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 5 Issue 1, Jan 1928
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Continuation of an article appearing in October 1927, details the highly politicized debate concerning a constitutional amendment to establish voting districts which raged on from the end of the War of 1812 through the 1820s. The historic documentation of the debate concerning this amendment within the state is reprinted in this series of articles.
The South's white population often lived in a state of fear of slave uprisings, especially where runaway slave communities existed such as the Dismal Swamp. This article presents the historic legislative measures taken by the state's General Assembly to prevent slave violence against whites.
A variety of documents (letters, legislative measures, and articles) are reprinted here covering topics form the \"Breathing Cave,\" to the use of the state seal, issuing marriage licenses, silk worm and sugar agriculture in the state, and state finances.