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Unionists successfully resisted secession in North Carolina until Lincoln's call for troops in April of 1861. Governor Henry Ellis, summoned the Legislature and called for the election of a convention to consider secession. That body met on May 20, and by the end of the first week of June the delegates voted to secede from the United States and elected to join the Confederate States of America. These steps included passing an ordinance of secession, general legislation dealing with the change in government, electing delegates to the Confederate Congress, secret sessions regarding the build-up to war with the Union, and numerous constitutional changes.
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22473
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North Carolina Outer Bank residents produces a unique and local version of each original story. Story tellers take the original tropes and story points from the ancient myths and cast them into a modern and local setting, as well as speak a pure and idiomatic English unique to the region. By doing so, they are able to convey the values from those stories in an easier and more accessible manner.
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22472
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In Edenton, North Carolina three distinct building types were completed in the early 1700s. One was the Cupola House, built by Francis Corbin who was appointed by John, Earl of Granville. The Cupola House was built in 1758 after several years of construction. The house faces the water and is filled with unique structural features that were maintained even as the property changed ownership over the years.
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