The Social and Economic History of Reconstruction in North Carolina

The Social and Economic History of Reconstruction in North Carolina

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...In their opinion, "no sane man or woman in the State supposes that the University(155) 158. Report Special Bouse Committee to Investigate the University. Lop. Doc3. 1870-71 #33 p. 5. will prosper under its present management. it is considered by everyone to be a total miserable failure..... A set of men who were instrumental in ignominiously thrusting out the old Faculty and in hoisting themselves into position unasked, uncalled for and by pcrtison favoritism, need never expect the patronage of those whose patronage would sustain the University. a reorganization is necessary." But the State had no funds for this and to the next General Assembly, Governor Caldwell recommended (159) that mea 159. Message of Governor Tod R. Caldwell. Leg. Docs. 1871-72 #1, P. 14. s be taken to protect the interests of the State, and the property of the University from a forced sale for the payment of debts. Then "close the doors of the institution until more prosperous times." In 1875, the University was reopened with a oorp of seven professors, and 69 students enrolled. (160) Three courses 160. Smith: History of Education in North Carolina, p. 86. of study were provided-the classical, the scientific, end agricultural. In 1876 the Honoreble Kemp P. Battle was elected President, and has served continuously since that time. The standard of instruction was raised and the Faculty increased. Post-graduate instruction was offered leading to the Ph. D. degree. In 1885 Governor J3rvis said, (161) "The University of 161. Message of Governor Thomas J. Jarvie. Leer. Doae. 1885 #1, p. 11. today is a very different institution from the University before the War. Then, classical literature and mathematical studies formed the features of its more

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  • Paperback | 42 pages
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236568605
  • 9781236568601