Makers of North Carolina History

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General Books, 2009 - Literary Collections - 182 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 Excerpt: ... INDEX Advance, the, 234-235 Agricultural and Mechanical Col-lege, the, 277 Agriculture, in colonial times, 27-28; effect of the Civil War on, 274-275; State Department of, 276; progress in since 1865, 278 Alamance, battle of, 60, 107 Albemarle Sound, settlements on shores of, 14 Alderman, Edwin A., conducts edu-cational campaign, 267 Amadas, Philip, explores Roanoke Island, 3-4 Andrews, Alexander Boyd, a rail-road builder, 284 Appomattox, last charge at, 257-258 Articles of Confederation, 101-102 Ashe, John, on Committee of Cor-respondence, 68; burns Fort Johnston, 83-84; proscribed by Governor Martin, 84 Aycock, Charles Brantley, governor of North Carolina leads educa-tional campaign, 290 Badger, George E. 226-227 Banks, saved by Gaston, 174-175 Barlow, Arthur, explores Roanoke Island, 3-4 Bath, oldest town in North Carolina, 32 Battle, Joel, builds cotton mill, 279. Battle, Kemp Plummer, president of the University, 264, 288 Benton, Thomas, tribute to Macon, 153 Bentonville, battle of, 259 Bethel, battle of, 243-244 Bethel Regiment, 244 Blackbeard, the pirate, 43; defeated and killed, 44 Blackwell, W. T., builds tobacco factory, 283 Blakely, Johnston, birth, 160; is brought to North Carolina, 160; at the University, 160; enters the United States Navy, 160; in the war with the Algerine pirates, 161-162; in command of the Enterprise, 162; of the Wasp, 162-166; captures the Reindeer, 162-164; sinks the Avon, 164-165; welcome in France, 164; sends challenge to British navy, 165; career on the Wasp, 165-166; honors at home, 166; death, 166; his personality, 167; marriage, 167 Blakely, Udney Maria, daughter of Johnston Blakely, adopted and educated by the State of North Carolina, 167 Blockade running, 234-235 Blount, William, delegate to the Convention of 1787...

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