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Political movements and parties
American Party
by Harris, William C. The American Party, also known as the Know-Nothing Party, was organized in North Carolina by Kenneth Rayner during the winter of 1854-55. Its opponents referred to it as the "Know-Nothing Party" [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Anti-Federalists
by Norris, David A. Anti-Federalists by David A. Norris, 2006 During the debates over [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blue Lodges
by McGee, Barry. Blue Lodges were secret groups organized to defend slavery and the "southern way of life" in response to the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854. The new law, sponsored by Senator Stephen A. Douglas of [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bourbons
by Harris, William C. Bourbons were conservative Democrats who came to power in North Carolina after Reconstruction, which officially ended in 1877. They were also sometimes known as "Redeemer" Democrats because they [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Branchhead Boys
by Williams, Wiley J. In his gubernatorial campaign of 1948, W. Kerr Scott strongly appealed to voters whose roots were in the soil. Scott called them "Branchhead Boys," referring to people who lived at the head of the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Colored Farmers' Alliance
by Losse, Helen. The Colored Farmers' Alliance was created when an agricultural depression hit the South around 1870 and farmers began to organize themselves into radical political groups. It paralleled the white [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Commission on Interracial Cooperation
by Williams, Wiley J. The Commission on Interracial Cooperation (CIC), founded in 1919 with support from the Julius Rosenwald Fund and based in Atlanta, was dedicated to the improvement of race relations in the South. In [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Communism
by Cain, Robert J. Following the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia in 1917, American sympathizers founded several communist parties. The two largest ones merged in 1921 to form what came to be called the Communist Party [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Confederate Party
by McKinney, Gordon B. The Confederate Party was active in political battles in North Carolina during the Civil War. In a real sense, the party was created by its opponents, who eventually called themselves [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Conservation Movement - Part 1: Introduction
by Daniels, Dennis F., Freeman, Joan E., Roe, Charles E., Rohr, Karl, Murray, Raymond L., Shires, Nancy P. Part 1: Introduction; Part 2: Initial Water Conservation, Forestry Regulation, and Antipollution Policies; Part 3: Development of the Modern Environmental Movement; Part 4: New Programs, Legal [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Conservation Movement - Part 2: Initial Water Conservation, Forestry Regulation, and Antipollution Policies
by Roe, Charles E., Rohr, Karl. Part 1: Introduction; Part 2: Initial Water Conservation, Forestry Regulation, and Antipollution Policies; Part 3: Development of the Modern Environmental Movement; Part 4: New Programs, Legal [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Conservation Movement - Part 4: New Programs, Legal Initiatives, and Continuing Environmental Threats
by Roe, Charles E., Rohr, Karl. Part 1: Introduction; Part 2: Initial Water Conservation, Forestry Regulation, and Antipollution Policies; Part 3: Development of the Modern Environmental Movement; Part 4: New Programs, Legal [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Conservatism
by Faulkner, Ronnie W., Vocci, Robert Blair. Conservatism is a school of thought emphasizing the need to maintain traditional order and institutions in the face of radical change. Although its usage has evolved with North Carolina's changing [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Democratic Party
by Vocci, Robert Blair, Starnes, Richard D. The Democratic Party has wielded great political power in North Carolina. The state's politics have largely been defined by periods of unchallenged, one-party Democratic rule interrupted by other [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Destructives
by Smith, Michael Thomas. Destructives, the nickname of the original supporters of North Carolina's secession from the Union and involvement in the Civil War, received their unflattering designation from their opponents, the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
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