Archive for December 1st, 2005

This Month in North Carolina History News that the American colonies had declared independence from Great Britain finally reached North Carolina on July 22, 1776. One of the first orders of business in the newly independent state was the writing of a constitution. Elections for the Provincial Congress were held in October and, once elected, […]

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Our First State Constitution

The December This Month in North Carolina History feature looks at North Carolina’s first state constitution, adopted on December 18, 1776.

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Chicken Dispute

As a service to our readers, we want to point out that the North Carolina General Assembly has just amended the state law on cockfighting. As of today, “[a] person who instigates, promotes, conducts, is employed at, allows property under his ownership or control to be used for, participates as a spectator at, or profits […]

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