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Concord International Church, North Carolina Relief Distribution at Andap COMVAL Province
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The Old North State (North Carolina) - #50StatesAlbum - #Paperslide Music Video
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The Old North State (North Carolina) - Dr. Lodge McCammon's #50StatesAlbum
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Synopsis | Governor William Tryon, And His Administration In The Province Of North Carolina
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6754 Olde Province Ct, Raleigh, NC 27609
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The Province Greensboro- UNCG
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First to Try (South Carolina) - Dr. Lodge McCammon - #50StatesAlbum
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6713 Olde Province Ct, Raleigh, 27609
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Myth # 5: Eating Disorders are the province of white upper-middle class teenage girls
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GCOYP, Province IV
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The Province of Carolina
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Lake Tahoma, Blue Ridge Province, NC
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The Province Greenville | Greenville NC Apartments | EDR Trust
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Swedish Folk Dance - Östgötapolska
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The Most Violent Outbreak of Tornadoes in History
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Kappa Alpha Psi "Triad Founders Day" 100 Years
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"JAG-28" CrossFit Hero WOD
"JAG-28" CrossFit Hero WOD
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Amtrak train derails in N. Carolina after truck collision
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Kathy Reichs -- Bones To Ashes -- Book Video
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Jermaine Haley - Class of 2015
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Showy lady slipper - Cypripedium reginae - flower opening
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Armadillo, Caleta Valdés, Chubut Province, Argentina, South America
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Military Father Surprises Daughter at Western Carolina Basketball Game
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Welcome to South Carolina Beautiful places and Smiling faces
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Drive from Valley and Ridge into the Blue Ridge Province near TN/NC border
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Province of North Carolina
Colony of Great Britain

1712–1776


Flag

Capital Bath (1705–22)
Edenton (1722–43)
Brunswick Town (1743–70)
New Bern (1770–76)
Languages English, Tutelo, Muscogee, Catawban languages, Tuscarora
Government Constitutional monarchy
Legislature North Carolina Assembly
Historical era Colonial Era
 -  Established 1712
 -  Independence 4 July 1776
Currency Pound sterling
Today part of  United States

The Province of North Carolina (also known as North Carolina Colony or Royal Colony of North Carolina) was originally part of the Province of Carolina in British America, which was chartered by eight Lords Proprietor. The province later became the U.S. states of North Carolina and Tennessee, and parts of the province combined with other territory to form the states of Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi.

History[edit]

For history prior to 1729, see Province of Carolina.

Division of the Provinces[edit]

King Charles II of England granted the Carolina charter in 1663 for land south of Virginia Colony and north of Spanish Florida. Charles II granted the land to eight Lords Proprietors in return for their financial and political assistance in restoring him to the throne in 1660.[1] Because the northern half of the colony differed significantly from the southern half, and because transportation and communication between the two settled regions was difficult, a separate deputy governor was named to administer the northern half of the colony starting in 1691. The division of the colony into North and South was completed at a meeting of the Lords Proprietors held at Craven House in London on December 7, 1710, although the same proprietors continued to control both colonies.[citation needed] Unrest against the proprietors in South Carolina in 1719 led to the appointment of a royal governor in that colony by King George I, but the Lords Proprietor continued to appoint the governor of North Carolina.[2]

The dividing line showing the area managed by the descendants of George Carteret

In 1729, after nearly a decade-long attempt by the British government to locate and buy out seven of the eight Lords Proprietors, both Carolinas became royal colonies. The remaining one-eighth share of the Province (part of North Carolina known as the Granville District) was retained by members of the Carteret family until 1776.[3]

Royal Proclamation of 1763 and westward expansion[edit]

Expansion westward from the province's seats of power on the coast began early in the 18th Century, particularly after the conclusion of the Tuscarora and Yamasee wars, in which the largest barrier to colonial settlement further inland was removed. The French and Indian War, and the accompanying Anglo-Cherokee War in which the two remaining major tribes in the province—the Cherokee and Catawba—were effectively neutralized made settlement in large numbers over the Appalachian Mountains more feasible. In order to stifle potential conflict with natives in that region, including the Cherokee, King George III issued the Proclamation of 1763, barring settlers in any of the provinces of North America from settling near the headwaters of any rivers or streams that flowed westward towards the Mississippi River. This included several North Carolina rivers, including the French Broad and Watauga. While this proclamation was not strictly obeyed, and was widely detested in North Carolina, the edict likely served to delay immigration into what is now Tennessee by large masses of people until after the American Revolutionary War.[2]

Settlers continued to flow westwards in smaller numbers, despite the prohibition against doing so, and as a result several trans-Appalachian settlements were formed. Most prominently, the Watauga Association formed in 1772 as an ostensibly-independent territory within the bounds of North Carolina (now modern-day Tennessee), which adopted its own written constitution. Prominent frontiersmen like Daniel Boone traveled back and forth across the invisible proclamation line as market hunters, seeking valuable pelts to sell in eastern settlements, but eventually served as leaders and guides for small groups of emigrants who settled in the areas that are now Tennessee and Kentucky.

Maps[edit]

Two important maps of the province were produced: one by Edward Moseley in 1733, and another by John Collet in 1770. Other maps exist dating to the early period of the Age of Discovery that depict portions of the province, or, more specifically, the coastline of the province along with that of South Carolina.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Danforth Prince (10 March 2011). Frommer's The Carolinas and Georgia. John Wiley & Sons. p. 11. ISBN 978-1-118-03341-8. 
  2. ^ a b Hugh T. Lefler and William S. Powell, Colonial North Carolina: A History (Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1973)
  3. ^ Mitchell, Thornton W., "Granville Grant and District", Encyclopedia of North Carolina, William S. Powell, ed. (UNC Press, 2006)
  4. ^ Richard A. Stephenson and William S. Powell. "Maps". NCPedia.org. North Carolina Government & Heritage Library. Retrieved December 12, 2012. 

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