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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), North Carolina, State of (search)
1869, by a large majority. During that year and the next the State was much disturbed by the outrages committed by the Ku-Klux Klan (q. v.). Governor Holden declared martial law in two counties; and for this articles of impeachment were preferred against him, and he was removed from office. Population in 1890, 1,617,947; in 1900, 1,893,810. See Amidas, Philip; United States, North Carolina, in vol. IX. proprietary governors. Colony of Albemarle. William Drummondappointed1863 Samuel StephensappointedOct., 1667 George Cartwrightpresident of council1674 —Millerpresident of councilJuly, 1677 John Culpeperusurps the governm'tDec., 1677 John Harveypresident of council1680 John Jenkinsappointed governorJune, 1680 Henry Wilkinsonappointed governorFeb., 1681 Seth Sothelappointed governor1683 Philip Ludwellappointed governor1689 Alexander Lillingtonappointed deputy gov1693 Thomas Harveyappointed deputy gov1695 North Carolina. Henderson Walkerpresident of council1699 R
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), North Carolina, (search)
grant comprised all North and South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, part of Florida and Missouri, nearly all of Texas, and a large portion of northern Mexico.] Governor Drummond dying, succeeded by Samuel Stephens......1667 Form of government for Carolina, known as fundamental constitutions, framed by John Locke, and amended by the Earl of Shaftesbury, partly put into operation, the first set bearing date......July 21, 1669 William Edmundson, a Quaker, sent out from Maryland by George Fox, preaches at the narrows of Perquimans River, where Hertford was afterwards built......1672 Governor Stephens dies and George Cartwright, speaker of the Assembly of Albemarle, succeeds in 1673, but resigns and is succeeded by Governor Eastchurch, represented by a secretary, one Miller, whom he appoints president of the council and acting governor......July, 1673 People, tried by the extortion and tyranny of Miller, revolt under John Culpeper, i