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23931
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During the age of Jim Crow, African Americans were denied access to shared public places, including leisure spaces. This article examines the establishment of Hammocks Beach as a blacks-only beach, while simultaneously highlighting the larger African American struggle for social freedom in North Carolina and challenging the progressive image of the state regarding integration.
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23930
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In 1784, the state of North Carolina offered to cede the land from the North Carolina-Virginia border to Georgia, and from the Appalachian mountains to the Mississippi River and form a new state called \"Franklin.\" The article examines the intentions of those urging for Franklin's establishment and the nature of government and politics in post-Revolutionary North America.
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23939
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From 1966 to 1978, the North Carolina General Assembly debated allowing counties and municipalities to vote on the sale of liquor-by-the-drink. Charlotte and Mecklenburg County became the center of the conflict, for while the city wanted to attract corporate headquarters from the financial and computer sector, many religious leaders organized grass-roots support to oppose the legalization of mixed-drink sales.
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