Race, Representation, and Religion; the North Carolina Constitutional Convention of 1835

Author:
Cathey, Boyd D., Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Advisors:
Peterson, Merrill D., Department of History, University of Virginia
Dew, Charles B., Department of History, University of Virginia
Abstract:

The paper examines society in North Carolina after its Constitution was revised in 1835 and how it aligned with the views of the Whig party. It also discusses the voting rights of blacks in North Carolina, and representation for different regions of the state in government.

Degree:
MA (Master of Arts)
Keywords:
North Carolina, Constitutional conventions
Notes:

Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.

Language:
English
Rights:
All rights reserved (no additional license for public reuse)
Issued Date:
1971/06