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North Carolina's Founding Fathers

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The majority of North Carolinian's delegates were Anti-Federalists who voted to reject the federal constitution in 1788. Out of 268 delegates in North Carolina William R. Davie, Alexander Martin, Richard Dobbs Spaight, Hugh Williamson, and William Blount were elected by the General Assembly to serve as founding fathers. The following year opinion shifted and North Carolina became the twelfth state to ratify the constitution.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 54 Issue 7, Dec 1986, p9-11, il, por