Farming Dissenters: The Regulator Movement In Piedmont North Carolina

Farming Dissenters: The Regulator Movement In Piedmont North Carolina

  • Publish Date: 2011-01-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Carole W. Troxler
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In this new study, Dr. Carole Troxler steps back more than two decades before the pivotal Battle of Alamance (May 16, 1771) to examine the issues and their cultural context that fostered the Regulator Movement and determined its progress, and political aftermath. This is the story of local government more interested in its needs than those of its constituents--and of settlers steeped in the Dissenter religious culture who drew on its political orientation to risk activism often cited as a prelude to the American Revolution.

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