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An account of a speech given by congressman Joseph Pearson of North Carolina on June 13, 1809 accusing President Thomas Jefferson and Secretary of State James Madison of improper conduct regarding the 1805-1806 expedition of Francisco de Miranda to liberate his native country of Venezuela from Spanish rule. These charges, which had long since been disproved, caused Virginia congressman John George Jackson to engage in a heated defense that lead to duel between the men nearly six months after the speech.
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21220
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An examination of the controversy over slave taxation, a popular idea among slaveholders in that the taxation of their slaves as persons would provide a tax exemption for the bulk of their wealth. This issue came to a head in the gubernatorial election of 1860, where the divide between slave-holding whites, who dominated the state government, and non-slave-holding whites, who made up most of the population, was most acutely felt.
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21218
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This article examines the ideology of subordination that has allowed the role of women in North Carolina history to be overlooked, as well as the roles and achievements of women in the colonial settlement period.
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