flags of north carolina histroy

The design provided by William Jarl Browne and adopted by the Convention was described as having a red field with two bars making up the fly; the top one blue and the bottom bar white. Centered on the red field was a white five pointed star. Above the star, in a semi-circular mold, was the date May 20, 1775 representing the much questioned "Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence." Below the star was the date, May 20, 1861 representing the date of North Carolina's secession from the union

Public/military figures

William Blount (1749–1800), first North Carolina signatory of the United States Constitution; played a role in the creation of the State of Tennessee (Windsor)

Andrew Johnson (1808–1875), seventeenth President of the United States from 1865 to 1869 (Raleigh

Hiram Revels (1822–1901), first African-American member of the United States Senate (Fayetteville)

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Natural Resources

north Carolina offer a variety of wildlife resources. North Carolina, for example, has a variety of ecosystems, each of which supports different life forms. More than 120 mammals call the state home including white-tail deer and black bears. The rivers, streams and wetlands of the state support more than 245 species of freshwater fish. North Carolina is home to six fish hatcheries stocked with trout. South Carolina, on the other hand, is known for its abundance of shrimp in the coastal regions. Atlantic shrimp is a major natural resource and a popular export.TimberTimber resources are available in both North and South Carolina, but it is one of North Carolina's most important exports and a large part of the economy. As much as 58 percent of North Carolina is forested and mostly zoned for timber. Much of the agricultural exports in the states are livestock and livestock byproducts such as milk and eggs. Crops in the states include small grains, cotton, soybeans and most valuable, tobacco. North Carolina's variety of climates boasts more than 400 types of soil, allowing for an abundance of crops. The state ranks third in the nation for exports of turkey, trout and swine, and second for Christmas trees.Rocks, Minerals and Precious MetalsMining is big commerce in South Carolina. The mountains in the state are regular suppliers of gold, vermiculite, granite, limestone and mica. North Carolina, however, is popular for gem mining. Sapphires, rubies and garnets are just some of the stones indigenous to the area. The town of Franklin, North Carolina, is even known as the "Gem Capital of the World."


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