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World War I (1914-1918)
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.)
Cotten, Lyman Atkinson
by Ingram, Charles M. Lyman Atkinson Cotten, naval officer and diplomat, was born at Wilson but grew up at Cottendale, the family plantation, in Pitt County. He was the son of Colonel Robert Randolph Cotten and Sallie [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Currency Part 3: The Civil War and the Nationalization of the Monetary System
by Towles, Louis P., Norris, David A., Paden, John, deTreville, John R., Fulghum, R. Neil. Part 1: Diverse Currency and Severe Money Shortages in Colonial North Carolina; Part 2: Revolution-Era Currency and the Importance of North Carolina Gold Production; Part 3: The Civil War and the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Daniels, Josephus
by Watson, Richard L. Josephus Daniels, newspaper editor, secretary of the navy, and ambassador to Mexico, was born in Washington, N.C., the fourth of five children of Josephus and Mary Cleaves Seabrook Daniels. His [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Duke Homestead
by Durden, Robert F. As a nonslaveholding, hard-working yeoman farmer, Washington Duke (1820-1905) typified the great majority of white, male North Carolinians-indeed, white male southerners in general-before the Civil [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ervin, Samuel James, Jr.
by Ducey, Mitchell F. Ervin, Samuel James, Jr. by Mitchell F. Ducey, 1986 27 Sept. 1896–23 Apr. 1985 Samuel James Ervin, Jr., lawyer, jurist, legislator, congressman, and United States senator, was descended from [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Fort Bragg
by Parker, Roy, Jr. Fort Bragg by Roy Parker Jr., 2006 See also: Pope Air Force Base; Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station; Seymour Johnson Air Force Base Fort Bragg, a 300-square-mile military cantonment [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Fort Macon
by Branch, Paul. In the years after the War of 1812, the U.S. military constructed a chain of permanent fortifications to defend its harbors and ports against the threat of foreign invasion. One of the forts was [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Four-Minute Men
by Powell, William S. Four-Minute Men gained their nickname because of their four-minute speeches concerning the importance of backing the nation's participation in World War I. In 1917, after a German submarine sank the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Great Migration
by McKinley, Cynthia Risser, McKinley, Shepherd W. The Great Migration and North Carolina by Dr. Shepherd W. McKinley and Cynthia Risser McKinley Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Spring 2006. Tar Heel Junior [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)

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