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  North Carolina - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
North Carolina is one of the thirteen colonies that revolted against British rule in the American Revolution.
It is bordered by South Carolina on the south, Georgia on the southwest, Tennessee on the west, Virginia on the north, and the Atlantic Ocean on the east.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, as of 2004, North Carolina's population was 8,541,221.
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 NORTH CAROLINA - LoveToKnow Article on NORTH CAROLINA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Population The population1 of North Carolina increased from 1,399,750 ~fl 1880 to 1,617,949 in 1890, or 15.6%; to I,893,8Ioin 1900, a further increase of 17.1 %~ and to 2,206,287 in 1910, an increase of 16.5% since 1900.
History.The history of North Carolina may be divided into four main periods: the period of discovery and early colonization (1520-1663); the period of proprietary rule (1663-1729); the period of royal rule (1729-1776); and the period of statehood (from 1776).
Raper, North Carolina: a Study in English Colonial Government (New York, 1904), treats of the royal period (1729-1776) from the legal point of view; J. Bassett, Constitutional Beginnings of North Carolina (Baltimore, 1894); The Regulators of North Carolina (Washington, 1894); and Slavery in the State of North Carolina (Baltimore, 1899), are all trustworthy.
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 North Carolina History
Between 1663 and 1729, North Carolina was under the control of the Lords Proprietors and their descendants, who commissioned colonial officials and authorized the governor and his council to grant lands in the name of the Lords Proprietors.
Colonial government in North Carolina was essentially the same during both the proprietary and royal periods.
North Carolina was readmitted to the Union in 1868.
statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us /nc/history/history.htm   (3577 words)

  
 North Carolina
The first European settlement in North Carolina is the famous Lost Colony of Roanoke Island that vanished sometime after 1587.
North Carolina is the northern portion of the original 1629 land grant made by England's King Charles I, which was named in his honor (Carolus is Latin for Charles).
North Carolina joined the Union in 1789 and is the 12th of the original 13 states.
www.americaslibrary.gov /cgi-bin/page.cgi/es/nc   (101 words)

  
 Colonial North Carolina
The first settlements in North Carolina that were destined to live were made by Virginians in 1653, on the banks of the Chowan and Roanoke rivers, in a district called Albemarle from the Duke of Albemarle.
After 1704, however, North Carolina was again in turmoil, the causes being bad governors and continued attempts to establish the Church of England at the expense of the Dissenters, more than half of whom were Quakers.
Of all the thirteen colonies, North Carolina was the least commercial, the most provincial, the farthest removed from European influences, and its wild forest life the most unrestrained.
www.usahistory.info /southern/North-Carolina.html   (1931 words)

  
 North Carolina
North Carolina was founded in 1629, by King Charles the 1st.
The North Carolina Research Triangle Park was built to serve in industry, opened near Durham in 1959.
North Carolina, by B.B. In 1663 King Charles the 2 gave south of Virginia to eight friends.
www.geocities.com /pauljw.geo/colonync.html   (725 words)

  
 North Carolina
Although Archibald Hart and Mary Berry married in Oglethorpe Co. Georgia Nov. 26, 1802 and not in North Carolina, this is an indication that the Pittards knew the Hart family long before the marriage of Humphrey Pittard and Sarah Hart and Davis Pittard and Eliza Hart in Georgia.
Since most of the land in the northern half of North Carolina was part of the proprietary domain of Lord John Carteret (by title known as the Earl of Granville) the county was named Granville in his honor.
Through the colonial and revolutionary periods, the county was the home of a number of citizens of considerable social influence in North Carolina.
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 NC Museum of History: History Highlights - Eighteenth-Century North Carolina
Mail is first carried regularly through North Carolina on the post road that runs from Boston to Charlestown, S.C. A smallpox epidemic decimates the Indian population in North Carolina, especially in the eastern part of the colony.
The North Carolina Assembly appropriates £5,000 for the construction of a governor’s mansion in New Bern.
North Carolina recognizes settlements in what is now Tennessee as Washington County, and in 1783 Davidson County, including present-day Nashville, is formed in the Cumberland River valley.
ncmuseumofhistory.org /nchh/eighteenth.html   (6670 words)

  
 Introduction to North Carolina - The United States of America
And with her mild winters and comfortable summers, North Carolina is a great place to live, and a very attractive place to visit again and again.
Carolina was named to honor Charles IX of France and then Charles I and Charles II of England.
North Carolina was the 12th state to enter the Union and the North Carolina Commemorative Quarter is the 12th to be released in the series.
www.netstate.com /states/intro/nc_intro.htm   (853 words)

  
 North Carolina Governors
North Carolina's history as an organized governing system led by a governor may be viewed in five chronological stages: the Virginia colony, the southern plantation, the Lords Proprietors, the Royal colony, and the state of North Carolina.
From 1776 until the constitutional convention of 1835, North Carolina's governors were chosen by the General Assembly.
When North Carolina was readmitted to the Union in 1868, the state's new Constitution allowed for direct election of the governor for a single four year term.
statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us /nc/stgovt/governor.htm#royal   (958 words)

  
 North Carolina History
North Carolina becomes known as the "Rip Van Winkle" state because it makes so little progress that it appears to be asleep.
North Carolina Native Andrew Jackson becomes the 7th president of the United States.
The first bill to give women the right to vote in North Carolina is proposed, but is sent to a committee on insane asylums and is never passed.
www.secretary.state.nc.us /kidspg/history.htm   (1334 words)

  
 Carolina - TheBestLinks.com - Colony, North America, North Carolina, South Carolina, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Carolina, Colony, North America, North Carolina, South Carolina, United Kingdom...
Carolina was a British colony in North America.
It was ultimately split into two colonies, North Carolina and South Carolina, as well as including much of Georgia and Tennesee, all of which are now states in the United States of America.
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 North Carolina
The region was established as an English proprietary colony in 1663–1665 and in its early history was the scene of Culpepper's Rebellion (1677), the Quaker-led Cary Rebellion (1708), the Tuscarora Indian War (1711–1713), and many pirate raids.
North Carolina is the nation's largest furniture, tobacco, brick, and textile producer.
North Carolina, University of - North Carolina, University of, main campus at Chapel Hill; state supported; coeducational;...
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 CLUTCH SIZE, REPRODUCTIVE SUCCESS, AND ORGANOCHLORINE CONTAMINANTS IN ATLANTIC COAST BLACK-CROWNED NIGHT-HERONS
In 2 of 4 colonies, where the data base was large enough to make comparisons, pairs that nested late in the season had significantly lower success; in 1 colony, birds nesting early had significantly lower success.
For 71 nests in the northern colonies, the percentage of Black-crowned Night-Heron eggs per nest that survived to hatching is graphed as a function of the concentration of DDE measured in one egg collected from the nest.
For 2 northern colonies from which eggs were collected in both 1973 and 1979, PCBs decreased in 1 colony, DDE de- creased in both, and eggshell thickness in- creased in 1 of the 2 (Custer et al.
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 The US50 - A guide to the fifty states
In the 1600s permanent settlers from Virginia began to move to North Carolina, and it eventually became part of a British colony known as "Carolina".
In 1865 North Carolina troops surrendered, and in 1868 the state was brought back into the Union.
The 20th century has seen North Carolina transformed into a modern state, a transformation that began when the Wright Brothers flew the first airplane in Kitty Hawk, NC in 1903.
www.theus50.com /northcarolina/history.shtml   (384 words)

  
 History Day Project Part 4. Ernesto.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
       To the north of Palmetto State (South Carolina) is North Carolina, its "sister state", Georgia lies to the south and west, and the Atlantic to the east.
The south Carolinas were thrilled about the settlement of Georgia, for it meant they would have a colony between themselves and the Spanish to the south.
The Georgia colony at 1751 only had 6,000 people, which was even less than the little Delaware state, but it grew a lot from 1754-1775, which were the first 21 years that it was a royal colony.
www.geocities.com /SiliconValley/Way/9301/HistoryDay4.html   (3181 words)

  
 Brarydog Research Center: North Carolina Pathfinder
Describes the history of North Carolina Indians from their origins to the present with emphasis on the Cherokee and Lumbee Nations.
Covers sixty-eight of the larger North American tribes, describing their habitats, social life and customs, food, means of travel, and modern descendants.
Details the effort made by citizens of North Carolina to produce war goods, including training more personnel for World War II than any other state, when Fort Bragg became the largest Army base in the world.
www.brarydog.net /ncpathfinder.asp   (1981 words)

  
 HOLMES of North Carolina
Tennessee was part of the state of North Carolina until 1785, when the area's settlers broke away and formed the temporary free state of Franklin.
North Carolina relinquished its claim to the area in 1789, and Tennessee became the 16th state in 1796.
Colonial land patent dates suggest that the men known as "George Holms,"Moses Holms," "Jesse Homes," were born in the middle of this period (1740-1760).
members.aol.com /holmestree/holmes1.htm   (6604 words)

  
 North Carolina State Book Store - North Carolina History - The United States of America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The North Carolina Colony (The Thirteen Colonies) by Dennis Brindell Fradin
Colonial North Carolina through the Revolutionary war including biographical information on some of the people who shaped the then and future.
Ribbon of Sand is a rich and beautifully written exploration of the unique natural history and romantic past of the Outer Banks, the fragile barrier islands that stretch for almost two hundred miles down the North Carolina coast.
www.netstate.com /states/bkstore/nc_bkhi.htm   (166 words)

  
 Boonefamily.org Genealogy - The North Carolina Colony   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A charter for another colony in the lands that Lane inhabited, now to be called "Carolina" was issued to Sir Robert Heath in 1623.
he Virginia Colony, by earlier general decree in 1606, (and more specifically in 1607, based on the actual location of Jamestown) had been granted all lands north of 36 degrees, and the southern overlap in ownership would not be resolved until 1728.
The northern extent of Virginia had been modified in 1621, with the placement of a colony in Plymouth, and in 1632, with the grant of territory between those colonies to William Penn, for Pennsylvania.
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 NORTH CAROLINA--COLONIZATION-THE SOUTHERN COLONIES
Sothel proved to be a knave; he plundered the proprietors and the people most shamelessly, and after five years of turbulent misrule he was driven into exile--the same year that witnessed the Revolution in England and the exile of James II.
The white population was now about five thousand; Albemarle settlement had extended many miles into the forest; this involved encroachment on the soil of the native red man--and it brought its troubles.
During the first sixty-six years--the entire proprietary period--the people of North Carolina clung to the seaboard.
www.usgennet.org /usa/topic/colonial/book/chap4_3.html   (1922 words)

  
 Current Events: Vanished into thin air - Roanoke Colony - Brief Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Perhaps White noticed that something was wrong as he walked along a familiar path from the beach to the colony.
As governor of the English colony on Roanoke Island, off the shore of what is now North Carolina (see map), White had sailed off to England years earlier to get supplies.
When he got to where the colony was supposed to be, he found--nothing.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0EPF/is_1_102/ai_91204491   (737 words)

  
 North Carolina Collection-of Sir Walter Raleigh
The Sir Walter Raleigh Collection is a distinguished component of the North Carolina Collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
On the final expedition, in 1587, colonists established what was meant to be a permanent settlement on Roanoke Island in present-day North Carolina.
The colony failed, and the fate of the colonists remains a mystery.
www.lib.unc.edu /ncc/ref/swr/swr.html   (557 words)

  
 The Lost Colony
The Lost Colony is a two hour spectacle that brings 160 actors and technicians to the stage of historic Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island.
The Institute is a public service agency of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill whose mission is to nurture the growth and development of outdoor drama in the United States.
The authors of North Carolina's Outer Banks provide this space as a public service and as such are not responsible for its content.
www.outer-banks.com /lost.cfm   (412 words)

  
 North Carolina
Union representing North Carolina public-sector employees goes international.
North Carolina unveils new hospital surveillance system to find outbreaks.
North Carolina consortium calls for strengthening furniture market.
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 NORTH CAROLINA BOOKS SELECTED FOR TEACHERS AND STUDENTS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
These are just a few of the many resources that the North Carolina Collection at the Central Library, 219 N. Church Street, has to offer.
Greensboro, North Carolina, the County Seat of Guilford.
North Carolina: The History of an American State.
www.greensborolibrary.org /nc/ncproject_bib.htm   (828 words)

  
 HISTORY 66: NORTH CAROLINA HISTORY TO 1865   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
  This is a course on North Carolina from the earliest Indian settlements through the Civil War.
Harris, William C. North Carolina and the Coming of the Civil War.
                          3* CP IX, "Slavery in North Carolina."
www.unc.edu /courses/2000fall/hist066-001/syllabus.htm   (623 words)

  
 North Carolina
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences - The Southeast's largest Natural History Museum looks at the natural world through the distinct lens of North Carolina's diverse geography, geology, plants and animals.
InfoWeb, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Web site, serves the needs of all the members of the North Carolina education community: teachers, administrators, parents, students, general public, and press.
Study maps of the geography, cities, population and economy of coastal North Carolina.
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 The Lost Colony | Roanoke Island, North Carolina's Outer Banks
There, in 1587, about 120 men, women and children established the first English colony in the New World, then vanished without a trace, leaving historians and archaeologists with one of America's most perplexing mysteries.
Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paul Green, The Lost Colony tells their story in the dramatic setting of historic Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island.
Now in its 69th season, The Lost Colony has been attended by millions and brings all the elements of family entertainment together for an unforgettable evening under the stars.
www.thelostcolony.org   (118 words)

  
 Lake Norman, North Carolina, Lakefront property for sale
Crescent's last golf course community on Lake Norman, outside Charlotte, N.C., offers an upscale country club lifestyle in a casual setting.
Interior homesites start in the $60s; waterfront homesites range from the $200s to the $600s.
The Point, North Carolina, Lakefront property for sale
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