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The Articles of Confederation and Western Expansion

The Articles of Confederation described the first government of the new United States. As one may imagine from understanding the later debates on the... The post The Articles of Confederation and Western Expansion appeared first on Journal of the American...

North Carolina’s Response to the Battles of Lexington and Concord

Rumors roared throughout the Colonies in the spring of 1775. From Watertown, Massachusetts, with an earnest pen, a letter was taken down at 10... The post North Carolina’s Response to the Battles of Lexington and Concord appeared first on Journal of...

The Capture of North Carolina Governor Thomas Burke

When the vote came on Tuesday, July 26, 1781, before the House’s evening adjournment, it was Thomas Burke’s turn to hold the Executive office... The post The Capture of North Carolina Governor Thomas Burke appeared first on Journal of the American...