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1835 Constitutional Convention
by Jeffrey, Thomas E. 1835 Constitutional Convention Originally published as "It Needed to Change before the State Could Grow: The Constitutional Convention of 1835" by Thomas E. Jeffrey Reprinted with permission [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Advisory Budget Commission
by Williams, Wiley J. The Advisory Budget Commission (ABC) was created when the General Assembly of 1925 enacted the Executive Budget Act to vest the governor with more direct supervision of state agencies and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Agricultural Experiment Stations
by Williams, Wiley J. The legislative act of 27 Feb. 1877 that established the North Carolina Department of Agriculture (NCDA) and a Board of Agriculture also created the North Carolina Agricultural Experiment Station, [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Agriculture and Consumer Services, Department of
by Williams, Wiley J. As early as 1860, North Carolina governor John W. Ellis urged the General Assembly to set up a board of agriculture. Legislators ignored the request because of their concern over the impending Civil [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Archives and History, Office of
by Price, William S., Jr., Howard, Jeffrey Allen. Archives and History, Office of by William S. Price Jr., 2006 Additional research by Jeffrey Allen Howard. The North Carolina Office of Archives and History is the third-oldest state [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Attorney General
by Williams, Wiley J. Attorney General is North Carolina's chief legal officer. The first attorney general in the Carolina colony was appointed in 1677 by the English Crown. In 1776 the office was made appointive by the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Auditor, State
by Johnson, K. Todd. The North Carolina state auditor, an elected official, is responsible for monitoring state agencies' financial records for accuracy and for determining their compliance with state law and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Board of Trade
by Cain, Robert J. The Board of Trade was the agency of the British government principally concerned with matters relating to the colonies. Established in 1695, the board maintained correspondence with provincial and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Board of War
by Troxler, George W. Board of War by George W. Troxler, 2006 The imminent invasion of North Carolina following the British Revolutionary War victory at Camden, S.C., on 16 Aug. 1780 precipitated a crisis in the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bragg Committee
by Harris, William C. In 1868-69 North Carolina's Reconstruction government extended $27.83 million in the form of bonds and stocks to 18 railroad companies in the state. Although it was mainly zeal for internal [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brookings Institution
by Weaver, Robert D. The Brookings Institution, a private, nonprofit organization devoted to public policy analysis based in Washington, D.C., played an instrumental role in helping North Carolina cope with the effects [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Caledonia
by Gaddis, Elijah. Caledonia, located just south of the Roanoke River in Halifax County, North Carolina, has undergone many changes in its 300 year history. Starting in the early 18th century, Caledonia was settled by [...] (from NCpedia.)
Carnegie Libraries
by McGrath, Eileen. Between 1886 and 1923, industrialist Andrew Carnegie and the Carnegie Corporation donated funds for more than 1,600 public library buildings in the United States. Ten of those libraries were [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Carolina Charter Tercentenary Commission
by Cain, Robert J. The Carolina Charter Tercentenary Commission was established by the 1959 General Assembly in order to plan for observations of the 300th anniversary of the signing of the Carolina charter in 1663. [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Central Prison
by Smith, Lisa D., Linn, Jo White. Central Prison in Raleigh has played a significant role in the North Carolina criminal justice system since the nineteenth century. It was established in 1884, after the North Carolina Constitution [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
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