North Carolina Government & Politics


Once even poorer than its neighbors, North Carolina used intelligent and judicious mobilization of its political institution and leadership to build itself into of of the major American states. As this book indicates, North Carolina was originally settled by far more ordinary people than those that dominated the civil societies of Virginia and South Carolina and indeed, as one wag put it. formed a 'vale of humility between two mountains of conceit.'

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • John Kincaid
  • Daniel J. Elazar
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Lincoln, NE
Publication year:
  • 1994


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