Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 56 Issue 1, Jan 1979
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This article looks at North Carolina Governer Zebulon B. Vance's opposition to the Farmers' Alliance planned subtreasury in 1890, which put his Senate seat at risk and caused conflict within North Carolina Democratic Party politics. The Democrats were split on the issue - the farmers favored the subtreasury plan, conservatives opposed it as government intervention.
This article examines the scholarly history of North Carolina Cherokee figure of \"Tsali\" (known as Charley to non-Cherokee of his day,) a heroic figure who, according to Cherokee stories, sacrificed his life so that his people could remain in their North Carolina homeland. Information on the removal of the North Carolina Cherokee from the state led by Major General Winfield Scott in included.
A look at the use of the \"Southern Strategy,\" a political plan for securing a strong base support of Southern white voters. Although used in the 1960s and 70s by the Republican Party, it was the Democrats who employed it during President Kennedy's campaign for President between 1956 and 1960 to appeal for southern support despite the party's usual abandonment of the traditional white South.