The terms North and South Carolina first began to be used about 1690.

The Capitol housed all of North Carolina's state government until 1888. The Supreme Court and State Library moved into a separate building in 1888, and the General Assembly moved into the State Legislative Building in 1963. Today the governor and lieutenant governor, and their immediate staff, occupy offices on the first floor of the Capitol.

In the autumn of 1711 a terrible Indian massacre took place in North Carolina.

The Capitol is the second building on this site. In 1792, Raleigh was established as North Carolina's permanent seat of government. A simple, two-story brick State House was built on Union Square between 1792 and 1796.


Watson, [North Carolina], James C.

Emigrants from , from Virginia, and from North Carolina poured into this region in large numbers.

The Yamassee tribe, which had aided the whites against the Tuscaroras in North Carolin, now joined with other tribes and turned upon their former friends, and a disastrous war followed.


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Their request was granted; they charter was forfeited on the ground that the proprietors were unable to govern the colony, and in 1719 South Carolina became a royal colony; but, as related in our account of North Carolina, ten years yet elapsed before the proprietors sold out to the Crown and the two colonies were separated.

Makers of North Carolina history

Of all the thirteen colonies, North Carolina was the least commercial, the most provincial, the farthest removed from European influences, and its wild forest life the most unrestrained.

Significant Facts about the Colony of North Carolina

From the time that South Carolina became a royal province, its growth was rapid and substantial, and so it continued through the remaining half century of the colonial era.

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But at length the great pine forests began to yield their wealth, and before the Revolution tar, turpentine, and lumber became the chief products of North Carolina.

History of Rutherford County North Carolina

The back country was non-slaveholding, and the economic conditions were were similar to those of the northern colonies; while the coast settlements were slaveholding and were marked by all the characteristics of southern life, except the aristocratic feature.

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A period of great turbulence followed when, in 1729, all the proprietors save one having sold their interests to the Crown, North Carolina and South Carolina were separated and each was henceforth a royal colony.