Category: North Carolina

North Carolina Slavery

Slavery was certainly a huge part of North Carolina during the 1780s, as well as during the years leading up to it.  By the time that the Federal Constitution was ratified, roughly 26 percent of all residents in North Carolina…

North Carolina Culture

As a whole, North Carolina was not a bastion of arts and culture during this time, while there were certain things that arose to culturally distinguish North Carolina at this time, it produced very little art or writings that defined…

North Carolina – Religion

In Colonial times, Britain attempted to make the Church of England a strong presence in the colonies, but the colonists held a strong resentment against paying for the church with their tax dollars.  As such, the popularity of the Anglican…

North Carolina Indians

North Carolina had always been home to a large variety of Indian tribes, with the Secotan and the Chowan in the east, the Tuscarora and Keyauwee in the center, the Cherokee dominating the west, and dozens of other ones spread…

North Carolina Economy

North Carolina, with its lush forests and vast amount of farmable land was a very productive state for the most part throughout the 1780s. The clearest source of income for North Carolina laid in its naval stores; pitch, tar, and…

North Carolina women

For the most part, women in North Carolina enjoyed the standard rights enjoyed by women in this age.  However, due to North Carolina not being incredibly rigid when it came to enforcing formal law, women often enjoyed a lot of…