Statistics for occurrence #1 of “North Carolina” in chapter 80 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:

...es of the English King, the Southern Colonies took the lead in the crowning work of declaring independence. The first popular act proclaiming independence was that of the people of Mecklenburgh, in North Carolina , and the first declaration by any Colonial Legislature, for a public declaration of independence by the Colonies in Congress, was made by the Legislature of the same State, the 22d of April, 1776. ...

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North Carolina (North Carolina, United States) 18,228 72 0 0 0 user votes

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