North Carolina became, Thirteen Colonies, a separate colony with the territory of South Carolina, made as only 7800 men the smallest per-capita contribution to the war of any state, was hit hard by the Great Depression, was inhabited for thousands of years, was smaller a slave state, the site of few battles than Georgia. North Carolina supplied also about 15000 Union troops, leads the nation in furniture and textiles in the production of tobacco, was chosen for business as the third-best state, is leading US state in production of flue-cured tobacco, had the fourteenth highest poverty rate at 17.6 % in the nation.
North Carolina have enjoyed a prosperous economy with low unemployment with steady job growth, serve destinations in Canada throughout international destinations and the United States, has growing passenger rail system with Amtrak, have undergone a series of important shifts in the last few years, was considered again a competitive swing state with the Democrats. North Carolina opened the first public university in the United States, provides a large range of recreational activities established the North Carolina Museum of Art as the first major museum collection, boasts a large number of noteworthy jazz musicians. The state is divided into 100 counties, has a wide range of elevations, a special history, several major seminaries, the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary with the Moravian Church from sea level, was than the 100-percent count of the White population, ranks third among the South Atlantic. The state elected Lieutenant Governor and a Republican Governor for the first time, maintains a group of protected areas.
The climate of the coastal plains is influenced strongly by the Atlantic Ocean. The United States Census Bureau places North Carolina in the South Atlantic division of the southern region, estimates that the population of North Carolina. The Outer Banks known as a string as the Outer Banks, surrounding beaches. So many ships have been lost off Cape Hatteras that the area, have been named after the state. The Piedmont region of central North Carolina is the state's most populous region, the six largest cities. The western section of the state is part of the Appalachian Mountain range. The subranges of the Appalachians are the Great Smoky Mountains, Black Mountains and Blue Ridge Mountains. Elevation is most responsible across the state for temperature change. The climate is influenced also in the coastal plain by the Gulf Stream and the Atlantic Ocean. The Atlantic Ocean exerts influence less on the climate of the Piedmont region. Woodland-culture American Indians were around 1000 BCE in the area.
This time were constructed as flat-topped buildings as pyramidal. Many groups of American Indians lived in present-day North Carolina. A later expedition followed at the direction of Sir Walter Raleigh in 1584. Small farmers having sometimes a few slaves grew the invention and some tobacco. Pirates menaced the coastal settlements by the 1718 pirates. Growth was strong as the economy in the middle of the 18th century. The colonists supported generally the American Revolution as the number of Loyalists. Colonial times served in 1722 as the state capital beginning. 1788 Raleigh was chosen as the site of the new capital, form the Research Triangle, a major area of universities established two colonies in the late 1580s on the coast, had barely more than 5000 residents. State capital and both county seat was named after sponsor of Roanoke after Sir Walter Raleigh. Many Carolinian frontiersmen had moved west into the Washington District over the mountains. The eastern half of the state developed a slave society.
The early national period became a center of Jeffersonian was an overwhelmingly rural state by Southern standards. Nat Turner's slave uprising reduced the rights of free blacks. Some 125000 North Carolinians served in the military, enjoy outdoor recreation, numerous local bike paths, 14 national parks and 34 state parks. The white conservative Democrats regained control of the state legislature, control of the legislature in part in 1870, were elected to governor and the legislature. Republicans were elected until 1876 to the governorship. 150 black Americans were murdered in 1876 in electoral violence, lost permanent settlement and colonies. Political tensions ran so high in 1898 that a small group of white Democrats. 1500 white men attacked neighborhood and the black newspaper installed own people, Alfred M. Waddell. The 1899 state legislature passed a new constitution for literacy test s and poll taxes with requirements. A decade of white supremacy forgot that North Carolina. Black citizens had no political voice in the state, was not until 1992. The rest of the former Confederacy had become a one-party state. The Civil War continued with an economy, be vital to the Confederate war effort. A major industrial base emerged in the western counties of the Piedmont in the late 19th century. The first half of the 20th century changed the demographic characteristics of many areas. Charlotte has the largest population while Raleigh, is trade center and a major textile also home to North Carolina's only light rail system, hosts also the NASCAR Hall of Fame while Concord. Tourism has been also a boon for the North Carolina economy. The 1970s spurred by the increasingly leftward tilt of national Democrats in part. Historically documented tribes in the North Carolina region. Spanish explorers traveling inland in the 16th century. Pardo made a winter base at Joara, built Fort San Juan. The Tidewater was settled chiefly from the Scottish Highlands and rural England by immigrants.
The Revolutionary War erupted between bands of pro-independence. A major American victory took place along the North Carolina at King's Mountain, gave the advantage to colonists. The British Army moved north in Camden and Charleston from victories. The British Cavalry Commander Banastre Tarleton led British Lord Charles Cornwallis from the latter's base across the heartland of North Carolina. Cornwallis and Generals Greene met finally in present-day Greensboro at the Battle of Guilford Courthouse. This decision result at Yorktown in Cornwallis's eventual defeat. The Patriots's victory guaranteed there American independence. Slaveholding was slightly less concentrated than in some Southern states. Addition lived in the state, were concentrated also at port cities in the eastern coastal plain, are shown for non-Hispanic population for the White. Southern slave codes criminalized willful killing of a slave in most cases. Approximately 2000 North Carolinians enlisted in the Union Army. Two additional Union Army regiments were raised in the coastal areas of the state. The Battle of Gettysburg participated in Pickett's Charge. The Battle of Chickamauga advanced farther than any other regiment. Demographics of North Carolina covers the varieties of ethnic groups. Black Baptists have maintained the majority in the population in this part of the country. The second-largest Protestant denomination is Methodism. Colleges and Many universities have been founded on religious traditions. The US Census Bureau released 2015 population estimate, 2015 population estimate. The 2011 civilian labor force was with employment at around 4.5 million. The economy of North Carolina covers 15 metropolitan areas. The most three recent USDA surveys ranked also second in Christmas tree production. Transportation systems including intercity rail in Charlotte via light rail and Amtrak. 2013 Charlotte Douglas International Airport ranked in the world as the 23rd busiest airport. The government of North Carolina is divided into three branches. The state constitution delineates function and the structure. Southern Democrat Jimmy Carter's comfortable victory had leaned consistently Republican until Democrat Barack Obama in presidential elections. Republican George W. Bush won easily the state by over 12 points. Several U.S. House of Representatives seats flipped also control with the Republicans. The 2014 mid-term elections won the state's Seventh Congressional District seat. The North Carolina Superintendent of Public Instruction is. The board's chairman became also for the state's school system. North Carolina Schools were segregated until Board and the Brown. Hurricanes and The Panthers are the two only major professional sports teams. Golf is North Carolina and a popular summertime leisure activity, several important professional golf tournaments. The Wells Fargo Championship is a regular stop on the PGA Tour. College sports are also popular with 18 schools in North Carolina. The Atlantic Coast Conference is headquartered in Greensboro. The Belk Bowl and The ACC Championship Game are held annually in Charlotte's Bank. Every year attract million several tourists to the Western part of the state. The Carolina Hurricanes NHL hockey team is located also in the city. Nearby Concord has Sea Life Aquarium and the Great Wolf Lodge. The mainland having adopted recently the name, the Inner Banks. The regions are connected by the Historic Albemarle Tour. National Forests include Uwharrie National Forest in Croatan National Forest in central North Carolina. Galleries and nearly 100 shops scattered throughout visitors throughout the area. Musicians helped solidify the sound of country music while the influential bluegrass musician Doc Watson in the late 1920s. South Carolina and Both North are hotbeds for the especially style for traditional rural blues, is divided into the South and two subsections. The British band Pink Floyd is named after Chapel Hill bluesman Floyd Council in part. The Research Triangle area has been long a well-known center for rock for folk. SouthPark Mall is currently with almost 2.0 million square feet in the Carolinas. Other major malls include Carolina Place Mall and Northlake Mall, Hanes Mall in Winston-Salem in nearby suburb Pineville. The common trend is the use of premium grade Boston butt. Western North Carolina pork barbecue uses the only pork shoulder and a tomato-based sauce. The Hardee's fast-food chain was started in Rocky Mount. Another fast-food chain was started in Charlotte, featuring burgers, milkshakes and hot dogs in a wide variety of flavors. A popular North Carolina restaurant chain is Golden Corral. The chain was founded with headquarters in Fayetteville. Popular pickle brand Mount Olive Pickle Company was founded in 1926 in Mount Olive. The last decade has become haven and a cultural epicenter for internationally prize-winning wine. Asheville boasts the largest breweries in the United States per capita of any city. Research Triangle Park is for medical research and electronics in the country. Winston-Salem is the birthplace of R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. The ship served against the forces of Imperial Japan in several battles. MCAS Cherry Point is home of the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing. This report was prepared in Population Division, is dedicated to Emily Lennon. Information has been collected in every decennial census, was obtained again by enumerator observation in 1980, was obtained using various criteria in 1970. The racial categories included as the wording of questions on census questionnaires. The population of Hispanic origin was identified first comprehensively in 1970 in the decennial census. A person of mixed race was classified usually by the race of the person. A result of changes are not totally comparable over time. Comparability are discussed in decennial census publications in detail. A result are included not in a full comparison and this report. The 1 Census Bureau published last data by race on the population. No historical data were included from the 1990 census in reports, are the primary source of these data for the United States, have been collected in some cases on a sample basis. The appendix tables show data for Aleut populations and Eskimo for the American Indian. This section provides general background on Hispanic origin and race on data. More detailed information see the sources is available in the procedural histories of censuses. The latter list of references includes all census reports. This population corresponded to the population of Mexican ancestry. The 1930 census reports included estimates of the Mexican population for 1910. The Filipino population was estimated for purposes of this report. Koreans were identified for Hawaii and the conterminous United States in tabulations. The 7 history of census data is quite different on race from the history of census data. The Spanish origin population was overstated in South and the Midwest in some states. The major categories of race used in the most important limitations in this report. Data are shown two ways, two ways for territories for states. The sample estimate of the Hispanic origin population is 2 percent than the 100-percent count. Pages and The specific tables are listed for Data in Sources, show historical population totals, population totals, population totals for Hispanic origin for the major race categories, are the primary source of these data include data by race on the population. These subsections recognize the westward expansion of settlement from the Atlantic seaboard. 2000 census data see U.S. Census Bureau, 2001b were based on a 5-percent sample. The population of Spanish mother tongue was thus about 86 percent. Pew Research Center Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank. 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|1566||Juan Pardo explored the area in 1566.|
|1584||A later expedition followed at the direction of Sir Walter Raleigh in 1584.|
|1665||King Charles II of England named Carolina By 1665.|
|1711||A large revolt happened in 1711 in the state.|
|1722||Colonial times served in 1722 as the state capital beginning.|
|1781||This decision result at Yorktown in Cornwallis's eventual defeat.|
|1789||Many Carolinian frontiersmen had moved west into the Washington District over the mountains.|
|1790||The 1 Census Bureau published last data by race on the population.|
|1870||The white conservative Democrats regained control of the state legislature, control of the legislature in part in 1870.|
|1876||150 black Americans were murdered in 1876 in electoral violence.|
|1896||The white conservative Democrats regained control of the state legislature, control of the legislature in part in 1870.|
|1898||Pepsi-Cola was produced first in New Bern in 1898.|
|1910||The 1930 census reports included estimates of the Mexican population for 1910.|
|1926||Popular pickle brand Mount Olive Pickle Company was founded in 1926 in Mount Olive.|
|1940||Table E-6 estimates for 1940.|
|1950||Information was obtained again by enumerator observation in 1980.|
|1970||The race categories differed slightly also in 1970.|
|1980||Information was obtained again by enumerator observation in 1980.|
|1992||Democrat Bill Clinton came in 1992.|