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Carolina Cradle: Settlement of the Northwest Carolina Frontier, 1747-1762

Carolina Cradle: Settlement of the Northwest Carolina Frontier, 1747-1762 (Paperback)

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This account of the settlement of one segment of the North Carolina frontier -- the land between the Yadkin and Catawba rivers -- examines the process by which the piedmont South was populated. Through its ingenious use of hundreds of sources and documents, Robert Ramsey traces the movement of the original settlers and their families from the time they stepped onto American shores to their final settlement in the northwest Carolina territory. He considers the economic, religious, social, and geographical influences that led the settlers to Rowan County and describes how this frontier community was organized and supervised. |A reinterpretation of the roots of 20th-century American labor law and politics. O'Brien uses early 20th judicial rulings to show that it was not New Deal Republicans who developed the principles behind modern labor policy.

History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450-1500History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalModern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900History & PoliticsRegional & national historyHistory of the Americas Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press Publication Date: 01/06/1987 ISBN-13: 9780807841891  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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The late Robert W. Ramsey was professor of history at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina.

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