History of North Carolina

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  • Causes Of Cary's Rebellion

    North Carolina is a unique state in regards to its history. First colonized nearly four hundred years ago, North Carolina has had a turbulent history. From the beginning, there were issues with the Native Americans. As time progressed, the colony continued to have issues, not only with Native Americans, but also problems with the British. Though North Carolina was a British territory, their shared history was one of a rebellious nature against the crown. By the time of the American Revolution there had already been four major rebellions in the North Carolina. While each conflict was fought for different principles, each one helped shape the state and in some case the country as a whole. The four major rebellions relevant to the state are Culpeper’s…

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  • Pates Community Analysis

    The University of North Carolina at Pembroke has continuously represented the history and values of the local area. From the founding of the university as the Croatan Normal School in the late nineteenth century to its current state, the state supported university grew exponentially in numbers and capability. Originally established for the Lumbees of the area, then called Croatans, the Croatan Normal School served to educate a community lacking essential education. However, a testament to its…

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  • African American Grandmother

    Cooper Sr. He was born on August 15, 1893 and was an African-American male who lived in Weeksville, North Carolina for the majority of his life. According to my mother’s first cousin Lonnie Melton, both he and his wife, Hestor Sutton, had traces of Cherokee Indian through previous generations. In order to support his wife and seven children, Riley Cooper became a farm owner where he prospered through cotton and corn production. Although it is very uncommon for an African-American to own their…

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  • The North Carolina Blue Ridge Heritage Trails

    mountains, to beach music on the coast, North Carolina is a state that has an extensive variety of traditional music. The main research focus is on the historic, geographic and musical aspects of the North Carolina Appalachian Mountains. The Appalachian Trail passes through western North Carolina, and the Blue Ridge Mountains are part of the Appalachian Mountain range. Throughout the section of Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina, there have been “trails” made, one highlighting the music of…

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  • William Blount Biography

    between the United States and England broke out, both william and his father took the jobs as paymasters for the Continental Army. His family was really into being leaders in the business industry and William and his father Jacob, and his two brothers really enjoy being successful shipping and mercantile enterpriser. Also William was a land speculator who once owned over about one million acres of land. After that William went on and got marry to a woman name Mary Grainger, who also lived in a…

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  • Confederate Flag

    “American public opinion on the confederate flag remains about where it was 15 years ago, with most describing the flag as a symbol of Southern Pride more than one of racism.” (Agiesta 1) The confederate flag will always be a part of the history in the United States. It has been integrated in the culture for well over a hundred years, and now that all of a sudden a shooting happened everyone wants to blame a flag and remove it based on prejudice or racism. The flag is a symbol of patriots who…

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  • Roanoke Island Colony Theory

    My theory People for thousands of years have wondered what has happened to the lost colony of roanoke island. There are a billion of situations that could’ve happened. Like alien abductions or territorial indians killing to keep what’s theirs. But here is my inference of what I think could’ve happened. First, I believe that the lost colony relocated to Croatoan island and lived mutually with the indians. I chose to believe this theory because when I looked at all the evidence it all…

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  • Opportunity Scholarship Program Analysis

    In 2015, for the first time in state history, the Supreme Court of North Carolina determined that non-public schools could qualify as constitutionally eligible recipients of public taxpayer dollars. The court in Hart v. State determined that the expenditure in question, the Opportunity Scholarship Program (“the Program”), met the standards required for designation as a public purpose. The Program consisted of a $4,200 per year voucher scholarship set for distribution to eligible students who…

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  • Carolina Hurricanes Research Paper

    What Makes a Player Perform: Does Attendance Affect Performance? The Carolina Hurricanes is North Carolina’s premier hockey team having won the Stanley Cup in 2006. This victory means the Hurricanes are the only pro sports team in North Carolina who has won a major championship. Lately, however, attendance has been down and the Hurricanes have not experienced the same level of success as years past. This lack of success has fueled relocation rumors and while relocating could help, it is not…

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  • Barbeque In Colonial Virginia

    “I don’t think you can really understand the South if you don’t understand barbeque—as food, process, and event.” Barbeque has been one of the quintessential foods of the South and especially North Carolina for over 300 years and one can find its wood-smoked legacy throughout the Old North State. In colonial Virginia, where barbecue is thought to have first been introduced to white settlers, slave-owners made the duty of cooking barbecue for slaves (this was also the case in South Carolina). …

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