North Carolina timeline
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- 1. North Carolina Time Line
- Before the colonies North Carolina was home to Cherokee Indians.
3. North Carolina used to be a larger state because it was joined with south Carolina they separated in 1712. North Carolina 4.
- On April 12, 1776, the colony became the first to instruct its delegates to the Continental Congress to vote for independence from the British crown.
- On October 7, 1780 one thousand mountain men from western North Carolina overwhelmed a force of some 1000 British troops led by Major Patrick Ferguson.
6. Civil War
- North Carolina was the last state to join the confederacy in 1860.
7. End of the Civil War
- After the union defeated the confederates North Carolina rejoined the United States of America.
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