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North Carolina History Project Encyclopedia

NorthCarolinahistory.org features an edited, evolving, and comprehensive encyclopedia of the Tar Heel state. It has been produced for educational and research purposes. All entries are non-polemical, and new entries are frequently added.

Use the alphabetical banner and the general and categorical search engines to find entries. Extensive help and suggestions for using the encyclopedia, and other site features, are available at the Site Help page.

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Regulator Dispute Literally Made North Carolina A Battleground State

Tar Heels may be surprised to learn that North Carolinians, with opposing opinions, once unfortunately settled their political debate on an actual battleground—the Battle of Alamance (1771).

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