Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
Opinion in North Carolina Regarding the Acquisition of Texas and Cuba, 1835-1855
Discussion concerning the acquisition of Texas and Cuba provided a hotbed of debate during the mid-19th century. Many North Carolinians used this topic as a platform during political elections. Gibson discusses the various opinions over annexation and how it was used in the North Carolina to gain political control.