The North Carolina Experience: An Interpretive and Documentary History

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Lindley S. Butler, Alan D. Watson
Univ of North Carolina Press, 1984 - History - 467 pages
This collection of nineteen original essays on selected topics and epochs in North Carolina history offers a broad survey of the state from its discovery and colonization to the present. Each chapter consists of an interpretive essay on a specific aspect
 

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Contents

An Elizabethan Experiment
29
Testing the Proprietors
53
Economy
79
Society in Upheaval
101
Decision for Revolution
125
Joining the Federal Union
147
An Agrarian and Evangelical Culture
171
Confronting the Issue of Slavery
193
North Carolina in the Confederacy
265
The Halfway Revolution
285
North Carolina in the New South
309
Populism and the Fusionist
333
Professors Fundamentalists and the Legislature
355
North Carolina in the Great
381
SitIns and Civil Rights
405
The Status of Women in North Carolina
427

Old Rip and a New Era
217
Reemergence of the TwoParty System
241

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About the author (1984)

Lindley S. Butler is author of Rockingham County: A Brief History.

Alan D. Watson is professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and the author of Society in Colonial North Carolina.

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