HIST 366: North Carolina History Before 1865

This course covers the history of North Carolina from the original Indian cultures to the end of the Civil War. Important topics include colonization, the American Revolution, evangelical religion, slavery, economic and political reform, the rise of sectionalism, and the Civil War.

Required Texts:

  • Link, North Carolina: Change and Tradition in a Southern State, ISBN: 978-0674035836
  • Jacobs, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself, ISBN # 978-0674035836
  • Cecelski, The Waterman’s Song: Slavery and Freedom in Maritime North Carolina, ISBN: 978-0807849729
  • Troxler, Farming Dissenters: The Regulator Movement in Piedmont North Carolina, ISBN: 978-0865263505
  • HIST 366 Course Pack, ISBN: 086005007-6

View a sample course syllabus.

Contact the Friday Center at CCO@unc.edu with any questions or for more information.

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