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NC QuizBowl

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QuestionAnswer
What ranking is NC in size? 28th
What was the first permanent European colony in America? St. Augustine, Florida
What county is Mt. Mitchell located in? Yancey County
What is the only river in NC that flows directly into the Atlantic Ocean? Cape Fear River
Who was found guilty and banished from Albemarle? Seth Sothel
Who became the first superintendant of the NC public school system in 1853? Calvin H. Wiley
How tall(ft) is Mt. Mitchell? 6684 ft.
What is the highest peak in the eastern US? Mt. Mitchell
Who was a native of Genoa, Italy? Christopher Colombus
Who thought they could sail west from Europe to reach Asia? Christopher Colombus
Who sailed along the Coast of South Africa in 1499? Amerigo Vespucci
How many years did it take for Spanish conquistadors to destroy 3 advanced Native American Cultures? 50 years
What was it that proprieters attempted to enforce that caused the Culpepers rebelllion? Navigation Acts
What treaty left Great Britian in control of Canada? Treaty of Paris
Where was the Freedmans Bureau Operated? North Carolina
What activities were most important to Native American economies? farming, crafts, and trade
NC tribes are called? clans
Who did Gov. Alexander Spotswood send two ships to look for? Blackbeard
When was Virginia Dare born? August 18, 1587
What are the 5 major cities in the peidmont? Raleigh, Durham, Winston Salem, Greensboro, and Charlotte
What does Antebellum mean? The years before the civil war.
What were the three largest religious denominations in 1860? Baptist, Methodist, and Presbyterians
Who were NC's earliest people? Native Americans
The company that started by a group of men in 1606 is what Company? Virginia
What were the largest tribes in 1500 A.D? Hatteras, Chowanoc, Tuscarora, Catawba, and Cherokee.
Where was Brunswick town located? 14 miles from mouth of Cape Fear
When did Giovanni Da Verrazano set sail from Europe? January 17, 1524
What are the requirements to be Governor of NC? You must be at least 30 years of age, you must be a US citizen for 5 years, and an NC citizen for 2 years.
What year was Free suffrage passed? 1857
Who was delighted with the success of the voyage and the new land acquired during the voyages sponsored by Sir Walter Raleigh? Queen Elizabeth
Who was the Spanish Explorer who discovered Florida in 1513 while searching for the "Fountain of youth?" Juan Ponce de Leon
Who was a sea captain from Italy who believed that the fastest route to the Far East was to sail West from Europe? Christopher Columbus
What did Archaic Indians hunt? Smaller Game
Spain gave up control of what colony? Florida
When was the Tuscarora war? 1711-1713
There are more than how many rocks and minerals in NC? 70
What are the most important plant resources in NC? Forests
What is the Continental Shelf? It is an underwater plain extending from the shore line up to 30 miles.
Who reached India in 1498 by sailing around the tip of Africa? Vasco de Gama
Indians obtained new things by hunting, making them, or by? trading
Clans are groups of people who are related by their what? mothers
What are " pre-contact" cultures? People living in North America before the arrival of the first European Explorers
What did Jean Ribault try to attempt to establish? A French Colony
In November 1763, this congress was held. The Augusta Congress
What is North Carolina's largest Natural lake? Lake Mattamuskeet
Middle Passage- refers to the Journey across what Ocean? Atlantic
What did North Carolina become when it was owned by the King of England? a Royal Colony
What is a Quitrent? Tax collected on Land every Month
What Party did William W. Holden belong to? Democrat
What were colored cotton Fabrics called? Alamance
Sir Richard Grenville commanded how many ships? 7
The activities that were important to the N.A. were farming, crafts, and what? trade
During what year was the Biltmore estate built? 1894
Privateers are known as what? sea dogs
How many main cultures of pre-contact indians were there? four
Pembroke was founded for what tribe of indians needs? Lumbee
Where did Maynard find blackbeard? Near Ocracoke Inlet
The Granville District was owned by who? John Cartaret
When de Soto explored North America, he reached what mountain range? Blue Ridge
Who was the only proprietor of NC to not sell his land to the king of England? John Carteret, the Earl of Granville
What are the four conditions that influence weather? Location, Wind, Altitude, Precipation
What are the four main gods that the Cherokee belived in? The Sun, The moon, Kanati, and Long Man
This was a major force in Native Americans lives? Nature
What was North Carolina's leading manufactured item? Turpentine
What are the largest state universities in the western NC? Western Carolina University (WCU) and Appalachian State University (ASU)
Who were Hyde, Monck, Craven, Berkeley, Cooper, Carteret, Berkeley, and Colleton? The Eight Lords Proprietors
Who organized the North Carloina Federation of Women's club? Sallie Southhall Cotton
What did Freedmans bank do? help Freedman save money
What climate is NC categorized as? Humid Subtropical
This District is a sixty seven mile strip of land? Granville
With these threats removed from the Cape Fear region, it ws now open for more settlement. indians and pirates
Who was elected as President in 1912 who had once lived in Wilmington? Woodrow Wilson
What were the three chief training camps for NC during WWI, and where were they located? Camp Green in Charlotte,Camp Polk in Raliegh, and Camp Bragg near Fayetteville
What % of lithium comes from the piedmont? 80%
What are the largest man made lakes in N.C? Lake Gaston,Lake Norman, and Lake Fontana
What are the major cities in the coastal plains? Fayetville,Goldsboro, Wilson, Rocky Mount, and Wilmington
Who organized the Edenton Tea Party? Penelope Barker
Who was the first European to actually explore the coast of NC? Giovanni da Verrazano
In what parts of NC were slave holdings concentrating? Coastal Plain
Who became the first permanent white settler in NC in 1655? Nathanial Batts
When were all taxes except for the Tea Act repealed? 1770
What is a royal colony? colony owned by the king
In June 1526, who attempted to colonize the Cape Fear region of NC with over 500 men, women, and children, including several hundred enslaved africans? Lucas Vasquez de Ayllon
When did Maynard find Blackbeard? November 1718
Who named the Appalachian Mountains? Hernando de Soto
Between what years did pirates capture about 40 ships off the Carolina coast? 1717- 1721
This charter granted colonists the same right as English Citizens. Carolina Charter
How much of the population were slaves in 1860? 1/3
On what date did the 7 of the 8 Lords Proprieters sell their property in NC to the King of England? July 25, 1729
What date did the first legislature meet in America? July 1619
Who was appointed governor of Albermarle County? William Drummond
The Mississippian Indians built what type of Centers? Ceromonial
The Mountain region provide how many resources? 2
In 1535, who conquered the Inca Civilization? Francisico Pizarro
Who granted a huge estate that extended from Florida to the Virginia colony to eight of his supporters in 1663? King Charles II (the Merry Monarch)
A patent is also known as what? charter
What was NC's first town? Bath
When was the last time the NC state constitution was rewritten? 1971
Tobacco production increased as did cotton between what years? 1850 to 1860
During the antebellum period, NC awoke from what? its "Rip Van Winkle" state
Who was the daughter of Henry VIII and protestant ruler of England? Queen Elizabeth
What is a shoal? a sand bank or bar that is shallow
Where is Christopher Columbus from? Italy
What were the three advanced Native American cultures that Spanish Conquistadors destroyed? the Incas, Aztecs, and Mayans
What are the 4 powers of the Assembly? To elected its own speaker, set governor's salary, controll paper currency.
What city was established in 1733? Wilmington
Natural resources include clay, limestone and? sandstone
Anne Bonny and Mary Read were woman what? Read; pirates
Royal colonies were owned by whom? The King
Many settelers immagrated on the great _______ road. wagon
Gabrial ______ served 18 years as a royal governer. Johnston
Major Stede Bonnet was known as the ______ pirate Gentleman
Edward ______ was also known as blackbeard. Teach
Who did Maynard kill on November 1718? Blackbeard
Who was a local official who helped a sherif arrest 2 criminals? Edmund Faming
Corn and ____ are two cash crops. Wheat
Classes of NC early social structure were based on the ______ English
Colonel John ______; was nicknamed Tuscarora Jack. Barnwell
Maurice Mooore laid out what town? Brunswick
Copper,titaniummanganese, and iron ore are found in what regions? Mountains and peidmont
What percent of freshwater is groundwater? 70
Chowan, Roanoke, Pamlico and ____ are NC's 4 rivers? Neuse
Peidmonts major citys are Raleigh, Charlotte,Durham and _____? Winston Salem
NC largests forest are Nantaheila and _____? Pigsah
Granite,mica,quartz,marble and limestone are resources from what region? Mountains
It is believed that what arrived in NC atleast 12,000 yrs ago? "Native" Americans
Forest covers what percent of NC? 50
Ralph _____ became commander and cheif of the Greenville Colony? Lane
The first explorer to find wealth is? Hernado
The capital of the Aztec Empire is? Tenochitlan
In 1535 who conquered the Inca civilizatioin? Francisco Pizzaro
The three advanced cultures that were destroyed are? Incas, Aztecs, Mayans
In june 1526 who attempted to colonize th Cape Fear region of NC with over 500 men, women and children, including Several hundred enslaved Africans? Lucas Vasques de Ayllon
Who is Hernando de Soto? Spanish explorer who explored the north American interior
What can The Lord Propiretors create? Courts and Officers
What did Queen Elizabeth named the new land? Virginia
What is a tribe? A group of people who share a common ancestery, lanuage, name and way of living
What are pre-contact cultures? people living in northern America before the arrival of the first European Explorers
Who in 1522 sailed west around the tip of South America to reach Asia? Ferdinand Magellan
Who was a spanish explorer that crossed the Isthmus of Panama in 1513 reaching the Pacific Ocean? Vasco Nunez de Balboa
In 1519 who landed off the coast of the present day Mexico? Hernando Corte's
In 1513 who conquered the Inca civilization in the Andes mountains of Peru killing the emperor Atahualpa and capturing the richest silver mines in the world? Francisco Pizarro
In just 50 years, what conquestadors destroyed three advanced Native American cultures? Spanish conquestors
Who was the first European to actually explore the coast? Giovanni de Verrazano
In June 1526, who attempted to colonize the Cape Fear region of NC with over 500 men, women, children including several hundred enslaved africans? Lucas V'asquez de Ayll'on
Who was a spanish explorer that explored the NC interior and reached NC's Blue Ridge Mountains in the early 1540's? Hernando de Soto
Who was a French navigator who attempted to establish a colony of French Huguenors in 1562 near present-day Port Royal, Sc? Jean Ribaut
What was the first permanent European settlement in North America was established in 1565 by the Spanish? St. Augustine, Florida
What increased in North Carolina between 1870 and 1880? Illiteracy
Who was a wealthy merchant that was from massachusettes who established a fund in 1867 to assist southern public schools? George Peabody
What are the boundries of NC? Alantic Ocean, Tennesse, Virginia< South Carolina and Georgia
What is the Judicial Branch's main duty? to enforce the laws of the state
What college in Raleigh was opened in 1899 by the Baptist State Convention? Meridith College
Trinity college moved from what county to Durham in 1892? Radolph
WHo were the three people that started the NC Mutual Insurence Company in 1898? John Merrick, Dr. Aaron M. Moore, and Charles Clinton Spaulding
What was the largest black owned business in America in 1898? NC Mutual Insurance Company
Who was the editor of the State Chronicle and the Conservative Democratic leaders also opposed any kind of social or political change? Walter Hines Page
What was another term for the Democratic Party's opposition to change and reform? Bourbon Democratic
How is North Carolinas Climate catergorized? Humid Subtropical
North Carolina lies in what region? Sunbelt
North Carolina's Climate is Prone to? Thunderstorms, hurricanes, and Tornadoes
During what period of time did scientists believe animals and early people could cross into Alaska, and what straight appeared? Ice Age and Bering
It was believed the Natives appeared how many years ago? 12,000 Years ago
What is a Current? flows of Water within a large body of water
Which two streams meet off North Carolina's Cape Hatteras producing rich fishing ground? Labrodor Current and Gulf Stream
Name The Three state Universities located in the Coastal Plains? Fayettville State University, East Carolina University, and UNC-Pembroke
The most Important Native American law is______. Law of relation
Where is the Siouan Tribe is located? Piedmont and Southern Coastal Plain
Who built Tyron Palace? John Hawks
What are the economic staples of NC? live stock, naval store; and agiculture
House members had to own at least how many acres? 100
____ are small farmers and westerners who wanted small democracy. Radicals
What army rank Robert Howe have? major
The 4th prov. congress took place when? April 1776
Where did the 4th prov. congress take place? Halifax
What year was the 3rd provincial congress held? 1775
What did governor Josiah Martin try to prevent? 2nd prov. congress
What is NC's climate? Humid Subtropical
105 male settlers named their colony ____? Jamestown
What were the names of the two indians that went with Amados and Barlowe? Wanchese and Manteo
Nathanel Batts became the ___ permanent white settler in NC in 1655? 1st
Nathaniel BAtts located a home in _____ sound? Albamarle
Who bought land from the Weapemeoc Indians? Nathaniel Batts
The _____ Patent was granted by King Charles the 1st? Heath
The 1st African laborers arrived in ____ in 1619? Virginia
Pocohantas is the daughter of Cheif ____? Powhatten
Pocohantas married John ___? Rolfe
Peidmont is a plateau that covers approx. ___ square miles? 22,000
Who swept the election of 1894 capturing nearly all of the state? The 4 Fusionist Party
The fusionist legislature also elected who to the U.S. senate in 1895? Marion Butler and Jeter C. Pritchard
Name the largest man-made lakes in NC? Fontana, Lake Norman, and Lake Gaston
The only river that flows directly to the Atlantic Ocean? Cape Fear River
NC's largest natural lake's? Mattamuskeet, Phelps, Waccamaw
Name 3 at the NC Post Contact indians? Iroquoian, Siouan, and Algonquian
Iroquoian is located in the? Western Mts., central coastal plain
Name the two political parties? The Perogative Party and the Popular Party
Name North Carolinas first towns? Bath and New Bern
In 1712 who was the governor of the United States? Edward Hyde
What were the three main problems the Tuscarora indians had? trade, slavery, land
Colonel John Barnwell was nicknamed? Tuscarora Jack
Who was the first free black cabinet maker? Thomas Day
The continental shelf is less than ___ feet deep. 30
_____ are less than 30 feet deep. shoals
What is NC's largest natural lake? Mattamuskeet
What are 3 of NC's post contact indians? Iroquon, Soulan, and Algonquian
In 1712 Barnwell defeated? The Tuscarora Indians
NC climate is prone to thunderstorms, hurricanes and ___? Tornados
People wouldn't have survived if it wasn't for Captain John ___? Smith
What type of trees are a big crop in the mountains? Christmas
Hernando de ___ named the Appalachain Mountains? Soto
What wasa colony that dissapeared called? The Lost Colony
The state port facilities are located in Wilmington and _____? Moorehead
On August 18th, 1587 Virginia ___ was born? Dare
Virgina Dare was the grandaughter of who? John Smith
Virginia Dare was the 1st ____ born child in America? English
What is the word that was carved onto a tree? Croatoan
Class 5 consists of? African Slaves, Native Americans, Mulattos
What were the economic staples of North Carolina? agriculture, livestock, Naval Stores
The first cash crop for North Carolina is? Tobacco
_________+_______ were also big North Carolina commodities Fruit and hogs
What reagion is the Algonquian Tribe located? North East
By 1500 A.D. the 5 largest tribes in NC were? Hatteras, Chowanoc, Tuscarora, Catawba, and Cherokee
North Carolina Native Americans believed that all living things had a ______. Spirit
What were the names of the two south carolinians, who assisted during the Tuscarora war? James Moore and Maurice Moore
Wilmington was established in what year? 1733
In 1728 the land along the border between North Carolina and Virginia was Surveyed by whom? Col William Byrd
What were the reasons for Immigration? Fertile Soil, Inexspensive land, mild climate and uncrowded Conditions
Middle Passage refers to? The Journey Across the Atlantic Ocean
How were Corduroy Roads made? By laying Small Trees over Muddy Roads
Plantations utilized nearby Rivers to? load, unload, and transport goods
James Davis made the first printer in what year? 1749
In 1751,Davis publishes the first North Carolina Gazette in what county? New Bern
Who served for 18 years as governor? Gabriel Johnston
Sectionalism stands for? A strong loyalty to a region or a section
How many Tuscarora men did Barnwell kill? about 50
How many ships did pirates capture in 1717-1721? 40 ships
How did Mary Read die? In prison, of a fever.
The lack of ___ made NC suffer? good transportation systems
___% of all naval stores exported to England came from NC. 60
Who invented the bow and arrow? The woodland Indians
Who killed the Aztec leader? Cortes
Who tried to colonize Cape Fear? Lucas Vasquez de Allyon
Who explored the coast of NC? Giovanni de Verranzo
Christopher ____ was a sea captain from Italy who sailed to the new world by representing spain. Columbus
What college was supported by the Methodist Church and would eventually become Duke University? Trinity
Who was the republican candidate backed by the fusionists and also won the governor's office in 1896? Daniel L. Russel
Who was one of the major black Civil Rights leader in the South? Martin Luther King Jr.
What set of laws banned discrimination in public places and employment? The civil rights act
What law abolished literacy tests as a voting requirement? voting Rights Act of1965
What are the powers of the Executive Branch? 1-responsible for excuting laws of the state 2-chief budget officer 3-commander in chief of national gaurds 4-has power to grant pardons and reprieves
What are the qualifications for house of representitives? 1-must be at least 21, 2-registered voter, 3-resident of district for at least one year
Who was elected in 1991 as the 1st African American speaker of the NC House of representitives? Dan Blue
Who was the first full time elected Lt. governor in 1972? James B. Hunt
Who served as a governor of NC from 1985-1992? James G. Martin
What exchange ocurred in the Columbus's voyages? Colubian Exchange
Who was a ruler of Spain and a chief rival of Queen Elizabeth 1 of England? King Philip 2
What party was created in 1894 and what did they want? Fusionists; 1. to return home to the countries, 2. free elections and fair counting of ballots, 3. increased spending on public educations, 4. to make the state supreme court non partisan
What did Fusionism reforms do? 1. restored self-government to the countries, 2. passed new election laws making it harder to disqualify without reasons and provided for judges from each party to be present when ballots were counted, 3. set legal rate of intrest at least 6%
They were English Sea captins who captured spanish treasure ships with the Queens approval. John Hawkins, Frances Drake, and Richard Greenville
What document is known as a charter granted to Sir Humphrey Gilbert by Queen Elizabeth 1 on June 11, 1578? Gilbert Patent
Who was a half-brother of Sir Humphrey Gilbert and also was anxious to colonize land in the new World and New World and was granted a patent or charter on March 25 1584 by Queen Elizabeth 1? Sir Walter Raliegh
Must be at least 30 years old, must be a US citizen for at least 5 years, and must be a NC citizen for at least 2 years are the qualifications for what? governor
What are the other elected state government officials? 1. Lieutenant governoer 2. sectretary of state 3. state treasurer 4. state auditor 5. attorney general 6. superintendant of public instruction 7. commissioner of agriculture 8. commisioner of insurance 9. commisioner of Labor
What are the qualifications for senate? 1. must be at least 25 years old 2. qualified voter 3. NC resident for at least 2 years and of their district for at least one year
The indian trading languege is? Mobilian
Hatteras, Chowanoc,Tuscarora,Catawba and Cherokee are the what NC tribes? largest
Woodland indians buried their indians with great care and their ____ items? personal
The Fist Continental Congress was held in what town? Philadelphia
How many woman signed up for the Edenton Tea Party? 51
The Edentons Tea Party took place in Elizabeth ______ house? King
Penelope _____ organized the Edenton Tea Party? Barker
John ____ was the speaker of the Provincial Congress? Harvey
Dr. William Houston was the NC ____ agent? Stamp
Townsehend Act placed duties on what? Wine, tea,paper,glass and lead
What commission was established to help economic developed in these regions? Appalachian commission and reional commission
WHich law states that a worker does not have to belong to a labor union if he does not want to? "right to work law"
What expedition rather than sending a colony to settle in the New World right away? Raleigh's Expidition
What is NC's bases located in the coastal plain? Fort Bragg, Seymour johnson, Camp Lejeune and Cherry piont
When North Carolina became a royal Colony in 1729 it retained what? A governor, a council, an assembly, and the court
The Crown Controlled all what? Governmental Entities tightly
Who was the First Royal Governor? George burrington
300 North Carolinians helped the British defeat the French where? Fort Deuauesre
The Treaty of Paris held in Novembor 1763 ended the war within whom? The French and Indian
Governor Arthur Dobbs died in what year? 1765
Who was the Comander in Grenville Colony? Ralph Lane
John Rolfe is an English farmer who came to what town in 1611? Jamestown
What europian Explorer named the Appalchian Mts.? Hernando de Soto
Who is King Philip the second? Ruler of Spain and chief rival of Queen Elizabeth the first
What indians grew crops and developed the bow and arrow for hunting? woodland indians
Who was the sea captain from Italy? Christopher columbus
Who was also looking for the NW passage to the orient? John Cabot
Who reached India in 1498 by sailing around the West tip of Africa? Vasco de Gamo
Who was the New World named for? Amerigo Vespucci
What's the elevation range in the piedmont in NC? 500-1500 ft.
What are the largest man-made lakes? Fontana Lake, Lake Norman, & Lake Gaston
What are the three state universities in the coastal plain called? Fayetville State University, East Carolina & UNC Pembroke
What does "peidmont" mean? "at foot of or base of the moutains"
How many universities are in the peidmont? Seven
How many ft. high does the mtn. region go? 6600 ft.
What year was the stamp act passed? 1765
In 1770, all taxes were repealed except for what one? The Tea Tax
When was The Biltmore Estate built? 1894
What is the largest estate in Asheville? The Biltmore
Who were the Appalachin Mts. named by? Hernando de Soto
How tall is Mt. Mitchell? 6,684
There are how many kinds of rocks and minerals with some economic value to the state? 70
A clan governed itself by? Taking care of it's own affairs.
What is the name for the thinly populated region West of the fall line in the piedmont region? Back Country
What day was the congress of the Augusta held? November 1763
Who sued to have his son neighboring a white school? Darius Swann
BIA stands for what? Bureau of Indian Affairs
Who est. a fun in 1867 to assist southern public schools? George Peabody
illiteracy increased in NC between 1870- 1880
What were 3 of NC's 6 problems with publice schools? 1) poor enrollment 2)poor attendance 3)short school terms 4)poorly built structures 5) Low teacher's salaries ^)school funding was based on taxes
Who campaigned for public education in over seventy counties? Charles Mclver
In what year did James B. Duke create Southern Power Company, aka Duke Power company? 1905
What was the name of the black congressman who served two terms (1897-1901)? George H. White
What was the movement called that cut across both political parties? Progressive movement
Who was governor in 1901 and pledged to improve NC;s educational system? Charles B. Aycock
When was sectonalism or allegiance to local interest threatening the stability of the union? mid 1800's
When did the US grow because of land purchases?(what country) 19th
What were the six methods of resisting slavery? slave rebellions,running away,slowing down work pace,disabling machinery,destroying crops,learning to read and write
What was Lunsford lane birn into and when? slavery,1803
Who was John Carruther Stanley? a free black slave owner
Who was louis Sheridan (blank)
Where did Columbus think he had landed on October 12,1492? off the coast of India
Where had Columbus really landed on October 12,1492? San Salvador
What did Columbus call the Native Indians? he thought he was near India
How many other voyages did Columbus make? 3
In what year did the Assembly pass a second Vestry Act? 1703
What did the Second Vestry Act require besides to swear an oath of Allegience to Queen Anne? its Delegates to be members of the Church of God
Many of the settlers in the area were____? Quakers
What are quakers? A religious group whose battles are strictly against swearing oaths
What did Thomas Cary do for the Vestry Act? he strictly enforced it
What did the Quakers do to get rid of Cary? They sent a representitive who talked to the proprieters
Native Americans introduced what 6 foods to the Europeans? corn,beans,squash,potatoes,tomatoes, and tobacco
The Columbian name was given its name because of? interaction between the old and the new worlds
What 6 animals did the Europeans introduce Native Americans to? Cattle, pigs, chiken, sheep, and horses
Who attempted to establish a colony of French Huguenots in 1562? Jean Ribaut
Who was hired as Pilot for the Raliegh Expedition voyage? Simon Fernandez
The highest sand dune one the Atlantic coast located on Nc's outer banks is called? Jockey Ridge
Name three Major Capes on the NC coast? Cape Fear,
What was the Bureau of Indian Affairs? the government agency responsible for working with native americans
What was N.C.'s greatest fear? (in war) That strategic places in the stove might be sabatoged
What was the Torpedo Junction? German Submarines operated freely of the coast of N.C.
How much money did the federal Contracts for war time supplies reach? $10 billion
Who ranked in the top 5 states in the nation in terms of volume or agricultural crops? N.C.
When was USS North Carolina built? Just before world war 2
Who was the wilmington race riots leader? Alfred Moore Waddell
What is the Jim crown laws? The unofficial name given to such segregation laws.
What was Plessy V. Ferguson (1896)? When the US supreme court established the "Sepreat but not equal" concept
Who was the editor of the Wilmington Daily Recoreds newspaper that was froced out of the state? Alexander Manly
What was it called when Swann Sued to have his son admitted to a neighboring white school? Swann V. Charlotte- Mecklenburg Board of education
What did Ferdinand Magellan do? Sailed west around the tip of South America to reach asia
What is a tribe? a group of people who share a common ancestry, language, name and way of living
What did Scientist believe during the Ice age? a stretch of dry land appeared across the Bering Strait allowing animals and people to cross into N.A. Via Alaska
What does paleo mean? very old or long ago
What did Amerigo Vespucci do? Sailed along the coast of South America. The new world was named for this Italian navigator
Who reached india in 1498 by sailing aaround the tip of Africa? Vasco da Gama
What type of Indians relied on agriculture? mississippian indians
What did woodland indians do? people who grew crops and developed the bow and arrow for hunting deer
Where is Iroquoian located? western Mt's and central coastal plains
What did inletsand coastal islands provide for pirates? shelter
Shallow harbors were perfect for _____ for the pirates? small ships
What could pirates do in the colony because it was fairly isolated? attack and escape before help arrived
When had pirates captured about 40 ships? between 1711-1721
where had pirates captured about 40 ships? off the Carolina coast
In what month was Chief Hanncock's fort attacked by Barnwell's force? April
What was agreed upon between Chief Hanncock and Barnwell? a peace treaty
Why was Barnwell angered by the Assembly? they would not give Barnwell land and money to cover their expenses
What did Barnwell do when he was angered by the Assembly? He broke the peace treaty by killing 50 men and captruing 200 women and children.
What did Barnwell do with the women and children he captured? he sold them into slavery
what are these qualificationsfor? 1.)Must be at least 212.) registered voter3.) Resident of district for at least a year. House of representativies
How many qualifications are there for senate? 3
How many others elected state government officials are there? 9
What are 3 qualifications for governor? MUst be 30 or older, us citizen for at least 5 years, nc citizen for at least 2 years.
How many powers are there for the executive Branch? 4
How many judges are there for the court of appeals? 12
Whatis the highest court in the state? the supreme court
what is the judicial branch? consist of court system to enforce the laws of the state
How many house of representitives are in the legislative branch? 120
What are the 3 branches of state government? legislative,executive,judicial
What indians had the name that meant "very old or very long ago"? Paleo
What lanuage is an indian trading lanuage based on Choctaw and used throughout the Southeast? Mobilian
Who had the religous beliefs that recognize the four main gods?(the sun the moon kanati and long man) Cherokee
Nc tribes had a mother centered family system what was her name? Matrilineal
What allowed a person who was harmed by another person to injure that person in the same matter? law of relation
What was built just before world war 2 ? USS NC
How many camps were there for prisoners of war? 18
What fort was the largest artillery post in the world? Fort Bragg
Who became the states first State Home Demonstration Agent in 1911? Jane S. Mckimmon
Which civil rights organizations worked to the end? NAACP,CORE,SCLC
NC tribes had a mother centered family system known as the... clans
What is the most important Native American law Law of Retaliation
How did indians try to influence spitits? prayers, ceremonies, and sacrifises
What are the main gods the Cherokee recognised? long man, konati, sun, and moon
What is the Indian language? Mobillian
Where were the Algonquian? Northeast Region
What tribes were included in the Siouan? cape fear, catawba, pedee, occa neechi, saponi, saura, tutelo, and waxhaw
What kind of hunters did siouan, algonquian & iroquian portray? nomadic
What did governer josiah Mratin try to prevent? the second provincial congress.
Who were tories orloyalists? people who remained loyal to great briton.
What materials did the Sugar Act comply with? Sugar, Molasses, Indigo, Coffee, Wine & Silk
What were the five new counties that were est. in the 1746-53 because of the influx of new settlers? Johnston, Granville, Anson, Orange & Rowan
What is the name of the royal governor who served the longest term? Gabriel Johnston
How many (%) naval stores exported to England came to NC? 60%
How many ships did pirates catch off the NC coast from 1717-1721? 40 Ships
What year was Wilmington established in? 1733
What was a colony ruled by the King called? Royal Colony
Who was known as the "gentleman pirate"? Major Sted Bonnet
Who were the women pirates ont he crew of captain "calico Jack" Rackhams ship? Anne Bonny & Mary Read
What is the name of the town incorporated in 1722 as a borough town? Edenton
In what year did NC vote to prevent makeing or sekking alcoholic beverages? 1908
What does WCTU stand for? Women's Christian Temperance Union
Who was editor of the Progressive Farmer? Leonidas L. Polk
What was the name of the wealthy merchant from Massechusetts who established a fund in 1867 to assist southern public schools? George Peabody
Why did agriculture rebound slowly after the civil war? 1) crop prices remained the same or declined 2) cost of supplies was high 3) high land taxes 4) high rates of interest to borrow money
When did Patrons of Husbandry start? 1873
What are the ranges of sea level on the coastal plain? sea level to 500 feet
On what day were the eastern and western portions of the transcontinental railroad joined? May 10, 1869
Who was a Sampson county legislature? Marion Butler
What was North Carolina's largest town from 1830-1910 Wilmington
What did the revolutionary war do to NC? Ruined it's economy & divided the people
How man (%) people owned slaves in NC in 1860? 28%
Who was a native of Wilimington, NC and had a mother who was a free black and a father who was enslaved? David Walker
How many slaves were in NC in 1790? 100,572
In 1860 how many slaves were in NC? 331,059
What are general weather conditions influenced by? location, altitude, wind, percipitation
What did Barnwell selling tuscarora women and children into slavery prompt? there were more indian raids on whites
On what date did Colonel James Moore arrive to Chief Hanncock's side with a second force from South Carolina? December 1712
When and where did Moore's forces crush the Tuscaroras? March 23, 1712; Fort Nehucke
Who was King Hancock captured by? Chief Tom Blunt
What did the colonial officials do to king Hancock? they executed him
After King Hancock was executed what did the remaining Tuscaroras do? they left NC to go to NY
What was Edenton incorporated as in 1712? a borough town
Why did pirates like to use the coastal areas of NC? it had many inlets to hide and attack incoming cargo ships
Where was there a ready market for pirates stolen goods? the colony
What was the date for the Wilmington Race Riot? November 10, 1898
What was the election of 1898? Democrats won an overwhelming majority in the General Assembly
What was the Democratic ruffians who broke up the fusion rallies? The Red Shirts
Who was Grandfather Clause? a section of the sufferage amendment that would allow any man t register before December 1, 1908
What did the voters have to do for the Sufferage Amendment? Pay a pll tax; Be able to read and write any section from the constitution
What was the Sufferage Amendment? Ammendment to the State Constitution
When did the Democratic General Assembly reverse the fusionsit anages? 1899
Who was Daniel L. Russel? A canidate backed by the fusionists (republican)
Who was the (republican) US Senate in 1895? Jeter C. Pritchard
Who were elected for the fusionist legislator? Marion Butler and Jetter C. Pritchard
When was the ncs state constitution rewritten? 1971
who are the 3 peoples plans for the forms of government? council,commission,mayor
How much money do cases deal with in the district court? less than $10,000
How much money or more do the criminal felony cases deal with in the supreme court? $10,000
How many associates justices are there for the supreme court? six
How many ear term are there elected in the court of appeals? 8
How many senatorial districts are there by the legislative Branch? 35
How many senate members are by the legislative Branch? 50 members
what year was the townshed act? 1767
What year was the non-importation association? 1768
What word is this definition for : a period of great change when people switched from making goods by hand to producing them with power driven machines? Industrial Revolution
What is the name for the industrial urban corridor stretching across central NC? Piedmont Crescent
What were NC's cash crops after the Civil War? cotton and tobacco
illiteracy increase in NC between 1870-80 and in 1900 nearly 1/5 of whites and _______ of all blacks couldnt read or write. 1/2
When were institutions of higher education supported? between 1877-1891
What city did Woodraw Wilson once live in? Wilmington
What does ASL mean? Anti-Saloon League
In 1903 what was the name of the act that took place? Watts Act
How old could children be to be able to work after 1903? 12 years old
What college did Woodrow Wilson attend? Davidson College
What are NC's post contact indians? early tripes that belonged to one of three language families
Who was a matove pf Genoa, Itally, who was looking for the new passage to the orient? John Cabot
What did Christopher Columbus believe? the fastest route to the Orient was to sail west from Europe
What was the civil rights act of 1964? a set of laws that banned discrimination in public places and employment
When was the student non- violent coordinating committee formed? 1960
What was the Greensboro sit-ins? four black students were refused service because of local custom prevented blacks from eating lunch at counters
Who was the person that found Southern Christian Leadership conferences? Martin Luther King Jr.
When was the proclamation of Amestry and reconstruction announced? December 8, 1863
What was the proclamation of Amestry and reconstruction? Lincoln's plan for reconstructioning
The plan for reconstruction had an oath how many of the population took it? 10%
How long ago (yrs.) did Native Americans arrive in NC? 12,000 yrs. ago
Of the 28% of people that owned slaves, how many (%) owned fewer than 10? 71%
How man (%) NC slaveholders were considered planters, thosed who owned twenty or more? 3%
What is NC's climate prone to? Thunderstorms, Hurricanes, & Tornadoes.
In 1535 who conquered the Inca civilization in the Andes mountains of Peru killing the emperor Atahualpa and capturing the richest silver mines in the world? Franciso Pizarro
In 50 years what conquistadors destroyed three advanced Native American cultures? Spanish Conquistadors
Who was a French navigator who attempted to establish a colony of French Huguenots in 1562 near present-day Port Royal, SC? Jean Ribaut
What Indians hunted small game and used an atlatl with a bannerstone to through with greater velocity? Archaic Indians
What was the first permanent eoropean settlement in North America was established in 1565 by the spanish? St. Augustine, Florida
What exchange occured in the Culombus's royages? Colubian Exchange
Who was a ruler of spanish and a chief of Queen Elizabeth 1 of England? King Philip 2
Who was the first European to actually explore the coast? Giovanni da Verrazano
Who was a spanish explorer who explored the NC interior and reached NC's Blue Ridge Mountains in early 1540s? Hernando de Soto
In June 1526, who attempted to colonize the Cape Fear region of NC with over 500 men, women, children including several hundred enslaved Africans? Lucas Vasquez de Ayllon
When was the Golden Age of piracy? 1689-1718
Who were whigs? who resisted the tighter control
Where was the first continential congresss held? Philidelphia
When did the frirst African Labores arrice in the Virginia colony? 1619
Who was Poccahanta's father? Cheif Powahatan
What was our first state action? To erge independence from great Britain.
What is a provincial congress? independence of the government.
Who was the governor that was the reason of major conflicts? Josiah Martin
What was Josiah Martin doing? Governor
Who did John Rolfe marry? Poccahantas
Who was NC's largest slaveholder in 1860? Paul Cameron
Who was Thomas Bay? a free black cabinet-maner from caswell
Who was Seth Sothel? appointed governor of Albemarle in 1678
What was the Culpepers Rebellion? attempt to enforce the navigation acts and the Plantation act of 1673
What was the popular party? believed that government should reflect the will of the people as expressed through the elected members of the assembly
What was the prergatiue party? consisted of the gov, council, and others who owed their positions to the prerogatiors
What is NC categorized as a climate humid subtropical
What did the proprietors let the Quakers do? Affirm the oath instead of swear
Who was William Glover, and what did the Quakers find him to be? he acted as govenor after Carys removal and he was worse than the govenor before
what tribe is located at the northeast region and includes these other tribes chowanoc, moratoc, pamlico, roanoke,and sectoah tribes? Algonquian
what ranges from sea level to 500ft. and the fall marks the boundary between the coastal plain and the piedmont? coastal plain
what extends approximentely 30 miles island from Atlantic ocean? tidewater and sounds(tidelands)
what extends from the northeas corner of the state south to cape fear? Barner Islands or Outer banks
what is the Alantic coast is located on the NC's outer banks? Jockey's ridge
What were groups formed during the 1770's? committes of correspondence
what year did the stamp act pass? 1765
who wasn't allowed to send delegates to the stamp act congress? gov.tryon
When did colony boycott goods from great britian? after the stamp act was passed
what date did the british ship viper seized two ships at brunswick? feb,1776
what is edenton? incorporated in 1722 as a borough town
what year was the general assembly? 1780's
what is colonel john barnwell's nickname? Tuscarora Jack
Which civil leader said '' I have a dream" Martin Luther king Jr.
What gave a federal government insurance on deposits in banks? federal Deposit Insurance corparation
Who was the first woman to sit on the State Supreme court in 1962? Susie Sharp
What was the fund that Sanford created to overcome poverty? North Carolina Fund
In 1519 who landed off the coast of the present day Mexico? Hernando Cortes
What are the places called where the oceans flows between the islands of the outer banks? inlets
What is the name for a group of people who share a common ancestry, language, name, and way of living? tribe
Who was a native of Genoa,Italy was also looking for the Northwest passage to the Orient? John Cabot
What was the chief crop of the Native Americans? i dont know
What was North Carolinas staple crop cash after the civil war? cotten and tobacco
Who was appointed embassoder of great Britain from NC? Walter Hines Page
In 1916, Who became the first candidate for NC governor to be nominated by direct primary? Thomas Bickett
What was the eighteenth amendment?(1919) prohibted the manfacture and sale of alcoholic beverages nationwide
Who organized the NC Federation of Women's Clubs? Sauie Southhall
Who was the president of the NC Equal Sufferage Association Helen Morris Lewis
What was the 19th amendment? letting woman vote
The suffarage Amendment required voters to what? 1)pay a poll tax 2) be able to read and write any section of the state constitution
What was the name of the SAmpson county legislature and newspaper editor Marion Butler
Who was the 1st woman in the NC General Assembly elected in 1920 Lillian Exum Aement
In what year was the people of populist party formed? 1892
Where did the Battle of Yorktown take place? Virginia
Who is NC's most famous Black Revolutionary war soldier? John Chavis
What are the states largest National Forests? Pisgah & Nantanna
What is the name of the widely know Vander built house? Builtmore Estate
What are the natural resources of the coastal plain? sand, clay, & sandstone
What are the natural sources of the peidmont? clay, slate, granite, mica, and quartz
Who was a half-brother of Sir Humphrey Gilbert and also was an anxious to colonize land in the New Wolrd and was granted a patient or charter on March 25 1584 by Queen Elizabeth 1? Sir Walter Raliegh
What document is known as a charter granted to Sir Humfrey Gilbert by Queen Elizabeth 1 on June 11, 1578? Gilbert Patent
How many are there for the fusionist reform? 5
What was the Ausionist Party? Capturing all state congressional offices and won a majority of the seats in the General Assembly
When was the Fusionist party? 1894
What did the Populist part realize to help them win? That they should walk with the republicans
Who won the supernationialelection? Elias Carr
Who rejected Poole's Bill? House of Rep.?
Who was Marion Butler? a Sampson County legislator and news paper editor when succeded Pok as leader of N.C.
What year was band Poole's Bill? 1925
What was signed on November 11, 1918? Armistice
Who was President of NC Equal Sufferage Association? Helen Morris Lewis
What education was supported? Institions of high educations
What are the 3 largest man made lakes in NC? fontana,Lake Norman, and Lake Gaston
When the waar was over who was taken prisoner and put in jail in D.C.? Governor Zebulan Vance
Who was placed as governor in Vance's spot? General John M. Schofield
What was redmitted to the union a state had to do under Johnstons plan? 10% swear repeal all laws 13th amendment write new constitution not to repay war depts
What was the 13th amendment? abolish slavery
What did William W. Holden do? He called a constitution convention in October 1865
What were the 4 state convention of 1865's rules? reapealed the ordinance, abolish slavery, arrange state elections, vioded the war depts.
What happened in the election of 1865? Jonathan Worth defeated Holden in race for governor
Who re fused to seat the NC delegation when they went to Washington? congress
What was the white supremacy? the belief that wile race is superior to black
Who was the white supremacy scandle used by to gain control of legislature in 1870? conservative democrats
What is NC's largest natural lake? lake mattamuskeet
The inner Coastal plain streches from? Tidewater to the Fall line
Major cities in the coastal plain region are? Fayettville, goldboro, Wilson rocky mount, and Greensville
The Barrier Islands and outerbanks extend from? Northeast corner of the state to Cape Fear
What does the word piedmont mean? At the foot of or base of the mountain
what region is our states center of higher education located? Piedmont
The states largest Nationl ForestS are what? Pisgah and nantahala
The Heath Patent Grants? large piece of land in the New World
Who sailed to england with with 6 ships in June 1583? Gilbert Patent
What year was William Drummond appointed? 1664
John White Brought a group of settlers from England To what island? The Roanoke Island
What was a social organization for confederate veterans in Tenessee in 1866 called? Ku Klux Klan
When did the Ku Klux Klan spread to NC? 1868
What were groups formed during the 1770's? committes of correspondence
what year did the stamp act pass? 1765
who wasn't allowed to send delegates to the stamp act congress? gov.tryon
When did colony boycott goods from great britian? after the stamp act was passed
what date did the british ship viper seized two ships at brunswick? feb,1776
what is edenton? incorporated in 1722 as a borough town
what year was the general assembly? 1780's
what is colonel jhon barnwell's nickname? tuscarora jack
what kind of internal improvements called for in nc? better roads,canals,transportation,agricultural products,and better navigations of the states rivers.
what was the name of a state senator from orange county ,that favored states? archibald bebow murphey
Who became the 1st canidate for N.C. Governer to be nominated by direct primary? Thomas Bickett
What was the Eighteenth Amendment? Prohibited the manufacture and sale of alcholic beverages nation wide
What were te requirments for the Suffarage Amendment? 1)Pay a poll tax 2)Be able to read & write any section of the state constitution
What were the results of the election of 1900? 1) Democrats won overwhelmingly 2)Fusion politics was dead
What years were the Whig party in power? 1830-60
What part was Edward B. Dudley a part of? Whig's
How many Amendents to NC constitution were there? Seven
In Andrew Jackson's second term what two areas were in political revolt against against his administration? Western NC & Albemarle Sound Region
How much did a round-trip cost from Wilmington to Smithville on the Prometheus? $2
Why did NC's economy suffer in the early 1800's? It became a one-crop state, and wealthy landowners did not invest in developing industry & improving agriculture.
What did many farmers face when the economy fell? Eroding land, a lack of transportation, & lack of communication
What years did the Democratic Party take over North Carolina? 1877 and 1894
Who was nominated to be governor in 1862? Zebulon B. Vance
Who was governor from 1985-92? James G Martin
When did Farmer's alliance come to NC? in the later 1880's
Whend did the Nat Turner Rebellion occur? 1831
In what year did the rumors of a slave ravolt surface? 1802
What did the constitutional convention do the free black man? took away their right to vote
What did the slaveholder prove in count court? a slave deserved to be free because of "moritorious service"
Who were the regulator leaders? William Butler and Herman Husbard
Waht were western counties referred to as? back country
What has a colony become known as? Lost Colony
Who was Queen Elizabeth the 1st's succesor? James 1
What did James 1st suspect Sir Walter Raleigh was doing? conspirig with Spain to oppose James 1st right to the throne
How many years was Sir Walter Raleigh imprisoned for? 14
When was Sir Walter Raleigh beheaded? 1618
When was the Virginia Compant formed? 1606
What was the Virginia Company? James the 1st
When did 144 men leave England? December 1606
How many years was Sir Walter Raliegh been improned for? 14 years
105 Surving male setlers entered the Chesapeake bay on what day? April 26, 1607
Whats the Coastal plain sea level? 500 ft.
How Far does the Tidewater and sounds extend? Approx. 30 Miles
Ferdinand Magellan sailed west around the tip of South America to reach Asia in what year? 1522
Juan Ponce de Leon is a spanish explorer who discovered Florida in what year? 1513
What is another name for groups of people within a tribe related by blood through a female ancestor? clans
What was the chief crop of the Native Americans in North Carolina? corn
In 1522, who sailed west around the tip of south America to reach Asia? Ferdinand Magellan
Who was a Spanish explorer who crossed the Isthmus of Panama in 1513 reaching the Pasific Ocean? Vasco Nunez de Balboa
Which tribe located in the western mountains and central coastal plain, included the Tuscarora and Cherokee tribes? Iroquoian
What did some idian tribes do? they began to spend all their time trapping animals to meet the demond
What new diseases did europeans bring to the Native Americans? smallpox, mumps, measles, chicken pox, and influenza
Who was king philip 2? ruler of spain and chief rival of Queen Elizabeth 1 of England
What did King Philip 2 hope to do? spread catholicism throughout the new world
What nation did King Philip want to keep from setting up colonies in the new world? England
What happened to lawson after the Tuscaroras captured him? He was burned at the stake.
What happened to Von Graffenried after the Tuscaroras captured him? He was freed
When did the Tuscarora warriors, led by King AHncock, attack white settlements? September 22
Where were the white settlements that got attacked by King Hancock? They were along the Neuse and Pamlico Rivers including the town of Bath.
How many people were killed and what was destroyed during the attack on thewhite settlements by King Hancock? 130 people killed, crops and animals destroyed
What did the Spain send missionaries to the Native Americans for? They sent missionaries to convert the Native Americans to Catholicism.
Who was the first European explorer to actually explore the coast of NC? Giovanni de Verrazano
Who was Giovanni de Verrazano sailing for? King Francis I of France
when did Giovanni de Verrazano set sail? January 17, 1524
Giovanni de Verrazano sighted land at the mouth of the Cape Fear River and then he sailed north along what? Outer Banks
Who did John Rolfe marry? Pocahontas
Who is Pocahontas' Father? Cheif Powhaton
What did Pocahontas and Rolfes marriage help? it hepled maintain peace between the colonists and the Native Americans
When did the first African laborers arrive in the Virginia Colony? 1619
When did the 1st legislature meet in America? July 1619
What was the Legislative body known as? The House of Burgess
Who granted the Heath Patent? King Charles I
Who was the 1st speaker of the House of Burgess? John Pory
Who was the Heath Patent granted to? Robert Heath
When was the Heath Patent granted to Robert Heath? 1629
What are the places called where the ocean flows between the islands of the outer banks? inlets
Whaqt was the fund that Sanford created to overcome poverty? NC Fund
This not only tried to solve economic problems that caused the Great Depression but also attempted to make peoples better? The New Deal
Who was the first explorer that actually found wealth? Hernando Cortes
What did Hernando find in Mexico? a thriving Aztec civilization
Where did Hernando land in 1519? of the coast of present day mexico
Who was the Aztec's ruler? Montezuma
What kind of wealth did Hernando and his men find in Mexico? gold and silver
Who was Juan Ponce de Leon? Spanish exploerer who discovered Florida
When did Jaun discover Florida? 1513
What kind of legend is the fountain of youth? Native American
Who is Vasco Nunez De Ballboa? Spanish Explorer who crossed the Isthums of Panama
When did Vasco cross the Isthmus of Panama? 1513, When he reached the Pacific Ocean
Who is Queen Elizabeth I? daughter of Henry VIII and Protestant ruler of England
What did Queen Elizabeth I hope to do? How did she hope to do it? to decrease spains power, by establishing English colonies in North America
What was Juan searching for when he discovered florida? the fountain of youth
How many ships carried the 144 men? 3
Who did the Propretors appoint as the govenor of NC? Edward Hyde
When did Hyde take oath of the office? May 9th,1712
What did the date May 9th,1712 mark? the official seperation of Carolin into NC & SC
What did Hyde immediatly do? overturned most of Carys legislature
What forced surviors of the move from Rio Grande to SC to move back to Spain? disease,starvation,slave revolts, and attacks from Native Americans
who was a sea captin from italy who believed that the fastest route to orient was to sail west from europe? Christopher Columbus
What Ocean did Giovanni de Verrazano think that teh Pamlico and Albermarle Sounds were in? The Pacific Ocean
When did Lucas Vasquez de Allyon try to colonize the Cape Fear region of NC? June 1526
How many men, women, and children did Vasquez try to colonize Cape Fear with? over 500
What was the attempt to colonize Cape Fear called? Rio Jordan Colony
The Cape Fear area was inhospitable so Vasquez and the men, women, and children moved south to _____, where he died? South Carolina
When Jean Ribault returned to France for reinforcements what did the colonists do? The colonists abandoned the settlement and set sail for Europe
What is the elevation of the mountains? 1500-6600 feet
What was the first European settlement in North American that was permanent? St. Augestine, Florida
When did the Columbian Exchange begin? It began in the years following the Columbus voyages.
The Columbian Exchange is the name given to what? It is the name given to the interaction between old and new worlds.
What did Jenkins do to get himself removed from office? He tried to dissolve the Assembly
What is Sir Francis Drake Distinguished as? The first Engish man to sail around the world
What is the Gilbert Patent? a document also known as a character granted to Sir Humphrey Gilbert by Queen Elizabeth the first on June 11,1578
What was the document that gave Gilbert the right to discover and goverment by any English law any "heathen" land not held by any christian ruler or people? Gilbert Patent
What was Gilbert supposed to give Elizabeth for the patent? one-fifth of all the gold and silver found
The Rio Jordan Colony was Spain's only attempt to what? colonize NC
Who was Hernando de Soto? Spanish explorer who explored North America interior
When was Eastchurch appointed as new governor? 1676
What did the Heath Patent grant Robert Heath? A large piece of land in the New World from Florida to the Albemarle Sound
What did Sir Charles name the new "state"? Carolana
What did Sir Charles name Carolana after? Himself
What was Heath not able to do? Establish a colony
Who became the 1st permanent white settler? Nathaniel Batts
When did Nathaniel Batts become the 1st permanent white settler? 1685
Where did Batts build a small home? The Western end of Albemarle Sound
What did Batts trade with? The Native Americans
Which INdians did Batts buy the land from? Weapemeoc
What was N.C.s 1st deed? A trade with the Weapemeoc Indians
Little effort was made toward______ until after the English Civil War. a permanent colony in NC
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