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22709
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Andrew Jackson's rise in politics in North Carolina was attributed to several factors: his legendary status as general, the desire of North Carolinians to come out of the shadow of Virginia's presidents, his vague stance on tariffs, and most particularly, his stance on internal improvements, where eastern and western portions of the state both supported internal improvement projects, an important factor in the formation of the People's Ticket.
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22707
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On a journey from Mobile, Alabama to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the schooner HARRY A. BERWIND experienced gunfire on the morning of October 10, 1905. A black sailor was said to have murdered all the white crew and ordered surviving crew to sail to Cape Fear. Although the story is mentioned infrequently it provides important information on life at sea and relationships between races, particularly with federal court handling of cases involving black and foreign nationals, at the dawn of the twentieth century.
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22708
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David Clark (1877-1955), an ultra-conservative spokesman for southern textile industrialists, worked to halt child labor legislation in interest of textile mills and the Farmers' States Rights League, which relied heavily on child labor in the early 1900s.