Where North Carolina Goes, So Goes The Nation

The Old North Star State, in many ways the new dividing line between the north and the south, has a history of leading the nation. Even today, what happens in NC matters around the country. Here are some highlights of how NC has lead the nation from the American Revolution to today. REVOLUTIONARY PERIOD North Carolina was the first state to declare independence, but the last to ratify until the addition of the Bill of Rights – first 10 Amendments guaranteeing Due Process, the First Amendment, etc. NC also realized the importance of education in all of this, creating...

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