The History of North Carolina

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  • Sir Walter Raleigh

    Sir Walter Raleigh
    Sir Walter Raleigh sends settlers to establish an Engish colony on Roanoke Island.
  • The Lost Colony

    Members of a new colony on Roanoke Island disappear; their settlemet is called the Lost Colony.
  • The first permanent European settlers

    Around 1653, some Virginia colonists moved south and settled in the Albemarle Sound area. They became the first permanent European settlers.
  • King Charles II

    King Charles II
    King Charles II grants the Carolina colony to eight lords, who divide it into three counties.
  • Culpepper's Rebellion

    In 1677,John Culpepper lead a revolt called Culpepper's Rebellion.
  • Settlers

    Swiss and German immigrants established New Bern in 1710. They named it after the city of Bern, Switzerland.
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    Tuscarora War

    By 1711, Tuscarora frustrations boiled over, and they began attacking settlers. Troops from North and South Carolina joined the fight, and hundreds of people were killed on both sides in what became the Tuscarora War. Defeated in 1715, most Tuscaroras left the area.
  • North and South split

    By 1712, North and South Carolina had split apart, with each having a separate governer because th province's government struggled to control the entire region.
  • Blackbeard the Pirate

    Blackbeard the Pirate
    In 1718, Blackbeard was killed at his Ocracoke Inlet hide-out in a bloody bayyle with the British Royal Navy.
  • The colonists and British troops go to Battle

    The colonists and British troops go to Battle
    Armies from both British and North Carolina clashed in the Battle of Moore's Creek Bridge on February 27, 1776
  • North Carolina became a state

    North Carolina became a state
    On Novmber 21, 1789 North Carolina became the 12th state of the U.S.A.