North Carolina in the New Nation: Primary sources and readings explore North Carolina in the early national period (1790–1836). Topics include the development of state government and political parties, agriculture, the Great Revival, education, the gold rush, the growth of slavery, Cherokee Removal, and battles over internal improvements and reform. (Page 9.1)
William Henry Shelton’s wood engraving depicting the capture of Nat Turner, who led a slave rebellion in Virginia in 1831.
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