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.
Colony of Albemarle.
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
Henderson Walkerpresident of council1699
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