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22486
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The Raleigh Peace Society, established in 1819 was among the first organized peace movements in America. Historian Marshall De Lancy Haywood outlined the society's history in this address before a conference on arbitration and armament in the Hall of Representatives at Raleigh on March 23, 1908.
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22485
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Quakers were the first to bring organized Christianity to North Carolina, and counted among them a number of intelligent and well-disposed members, particularly in Perquimans and Pasquotank.
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22484
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Edenton, also known during the Revolutionary War as the Port of Roanoke, was an important port city, and was thus a British target during the conflict. One such predator on the Albemarle Sound was the British row galley, GENERAL ARNOLD. Attacks on boats and encounters with GENERAL ARNOLD forced many to flee across the Sound to Windsor. However, the citizens of Edenton banded together to meet GENERAL ARNOLD head-on.
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22483
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In response to the perceived threat of foreign war, the town of Fayetteville, North Carolina established a volunteer military company on August 23, 1793 captained by Robert Adam. This company of citizen soldiers was prepared to fight at all times, even tendering their services to President Thomas Jefferson in 1807 when a second war with England threatened the Union. This company aided regiments in Mexico and during the American Civil War, and participated in several Centennial celebrations.
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