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Evangelizing the South: A Social History of Church and State in Early America

Monica Najar

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195309003
eISBN:
9780199867561
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309003.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Although many refer to the American South as the “Bible Belt”, the region was not always characterized by a powerful religious culture. In the 17th century and early 18th century, religion was ... More


Union Combined Operations in the Civil War

Craig L. Symonds (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232864
eISBN:
9780823240777
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232864.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Despite a wealth of books on the campaigns of the American Civil War, the subject of combined or joint operations has been largely neglected. This revealing book offers ten case studies of combined ... More


Ending Free Black Suffrage in North Carolina

Lacy K. Ford, Jr.

in Deliver Us from Evil: The Slavery Question in the Old South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195118094
eISBN:
9780199870936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118094.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter analyzes North Carolina's decision to disfranchise all free blacks at its 1835 state constitutional convention. The push for disfranchisement of free blacks in North Carolina was led not ... More


Did the Dissenters Fight?

John A. Ragosta

in Wellspring of Liberty: How Virginia's Religious Dissenters Helped Win the American Revolution and Secured Religious Liberty

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195388060
eISBN:
9780199866779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388060.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

It is difficult to measure mobilization by denomination in the eighteenth century because enlistment records do not indicate recruits' denominations; nonetheless, evidence indicates that dissenters ... More


“Resistless Uprising”?: Thomas Dixon’s Uncle and Western North Carolinians as Klansmen and Statesmen

Paul Yandle

in Reconstructing Appalachia: The Civil War's Aftermath

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125817
eISBN:
9780813135533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125817.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Thomas Dixon dedicated The Clansman, his fictionalized account of Klan Activity on the North–South Carolina border, to Leroy Mangum McAfee. McAfee's largest claim to fame today comes from Dixon's ... More


Revolt of the Tar Heels: The North Carolina Populist Movement, 1890-1901

James A. Beeby

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730012
eISBN:
9781604733242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730012.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

During the 1890s, North Carolina witnessed a political revolution as the newly formed Populist Party joined with the Republicans to throw out do-nothing, conservative Democrats. Focusing on political ... More


“Rebirth of Klan Counters Moderate Action in State”: The United Klans of America and Southern Politics

David Cunningham

in Klansville, U.S.A.: The Rise and Fall of the Civil Rights-Era Ku Klux Klan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199752027
eISBN:
9780199979431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752027.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Why did the KKK's “rebirth” emerge most fully in precisely the state whose progressive reputation presumably would best “counter” the Klan's militant appeals? To address that puzzle, this chapter ... More


Relative Advantage and Republican Growth at the Substate Level

M. V. Hood III, Quentin Kidd, and Irwin L. Morris

in The Rational Southerner: Black Mobilization, Republican Growth, and the Partisan Transformation of the American South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199873821
eISBN:
9780199980017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873821.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter provides a test of relative advantage theory at the substate level. Specifically, the growth of Republican identification is analyzed at the parish level in Louisiana and the county ... More


Exploring Household Foodways in the North Carolina Piedmont, 1450–1710

Ashley Peles

in Beyond the Walls: New Perspectives on the Archaeology of Historical Households

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061559
eISBN:
9780813051468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061559.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Peles’s chapter considers whether the refuse of specific households of historic Native Americans of the North Carolina Piedmont can be identified from densely occupied village sites. She notes that ... More


Rough and Rowdy Ways: Charlie Poole and the North Carolina Ramblers

Patrick Huber

in Linthead Stomp: The Creation of Country Music in the Piedmont South

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832257
eISBN:
9781469606217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807886786_huber.6
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter illustrates how, as early as 1924, the hard-drinking textile millhand Charlie Poole was already broadcasting his high-spirited, percussive dance music throughout the mountains of ... More


North Carolina: Governor Thomas Burke and the Origins of Judicial Review

Scott Douglas Gerber

in A Distinct Judicial Power: The Origins of an Independent Judiciary, 1606-1787

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199765874
eISBN:
9780199896875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765874.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter traces the history of judicial independence in North Carolina. The North Carolina Constitution of 1776 contained all three of the central tenets of judicial independence: the judiciary ... More


 Unusual Strugglings of Mind

Monica Najar

in Evangelizing the South: A Social History of Church and State in Early America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195309003
eISBN:
9780199867561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309003.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the vital paradoxes in Baptists' understanding of the relationship between religious and political authority. It begins by examining the debates over church and state in ... More


When Tobacco Was King: Families, Farm Labor, and Federal Policy in the Piedmont

Evan P. Bennett

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813060149
eISBN:
9780813050591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060149.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book explores the history of tobacco agriculture in the Piedmont region of Virginia and North Carolina since Emancipation in 1865. Focusing on the transformations in labor—the tasks of growing ... More


The History of the Dividing Line betwixt Virginia and North Carolina Run in the Year of Our Lord 1728.

Kevin Joel Berland

in The Dividing Line Histories of William Byrd II of Westover

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469606934
eISBN:
9781469608273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469606934.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This is a reproduction of William Byrd II' account of the surveying of the border between the U.S. states of North Carolina and Virginia in 1728. This account of the journey to survey the contentious ... More


Klansville, U.S.A.: The Rise and Fall of the Civil Rights-Era Ku Klux Klan

David Cunningham

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199752027
eISBN:
9780199979431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752027.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

In the 1960s, on the heels of the Brown decision and in the midst of the Civil Rights Movement, Ku Klux Klan activity boomed, reaching an intensity not seen since the 1920s, when KKK membership ... More


“False, Feigned, and Scandalous Words” Sexual Slander and Racial Ideology Among Whites in Colonial North Carolina

Kirsten Fischer

in The Devil's Lane: Sex and Race in the Early South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112436
eISBN:
9780199854271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112436.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines European American's ideas about race in North Carolina's expanding of the slave society. The damaging rumors of illicit sex that European settlers circulated about each other ... More


Segregation Must and Will Be Destroyed: The Black Freedom Struggle, 1945–1954

Jerry Gershenhorn

in Louis Austin and the Carolina Times: A Life in the Long Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469638768
eISBN:
9781469638775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638768.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

During the postwar decade leading up to the Brown v. Board of Education decision, Austin played a central role in increasing black voter registration, working with the Durham Committee on Negro ... More


The Having of Negroes Is Become a Burden: The Quaker Struggle to Free Slaves in Revolutionary North Carolina

Michael Crawford

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034706
eISBN:
9780813038346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034706.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book presents the compelling story of colonial manumission movements among North Carolina Quakers. Embedding complete primary documents within the context of a personal interpretive analysis, ... More


Select Men of Sober and Industrious Habits: Alcohol Reform and Social Conflict during the Late Antebellum Period

Bruce E. Stewart

in Moonshiners and Prohibitionists: The Battle over Alcohol in Southern Appalachia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813130002
eISBN:
9780813135670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130002.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The temperance movement in western North Carolina began taking root in the 1830s when a growing number of highlanders felt that alcohol impeded the region's economic and moral potential. However, ... More


Interracial Sects Religion, Race, and Gender Among Early North Carolina Moravians

Jon F. Sensbach

in The Devil's Lane: Sex and Race in the Early South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195112436
eISBN:
9780199854271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195112436.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter explores the story of Anna Maria Samuel, an African-American girl from Bethabara, North Carolina. She was immersed in a church (Morovian church) culture that exalted female spirituality ... More


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