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Unformatted text preview: LECTURE 1 (1-12) When referring to NCs history, think of the southern or confederate states o A main characteristic of these 11 was slavery o South stereotyped- accent perceived as less educated, not accurate because there are different accents within NC Characteristics of NC: o For most of NCs existence it was rural and agricultural o NC has a unique topography/geography- Mountains, Piedmont, Beaches o NC has become a fast changing state-> the agriculture has turned to cities and towns (fairly recent, though) *Early NC didnt develop as early as other states (Virginia, SC) because of its coastal geography o Prevented it from having deep water ports which were essential to maritime travelers *Edenton is the oldest colonial town in NC o Bath is the oldest town in NC Disperging name: Rip Van Winkle State -> the state was asleep while the other states made progress o good names: 1. The Old North State 2. Tar Heel Came from the naval stores...
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- Spring '11