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Battle of Alamance

Thursday, August 18th, 2005

The Battle of Almance was the pivotal battle in the War of the Regulation, a rebellion in colonial North Carolina. It started on May 16, 1771, after the Regulators rejected William Tryon’s suggestion that they disperse peacefully. The Regulators did not have leadership, organization, and adequate munitions. While they were fighting, many Regulators fled the [...]

War of the Regulation

Tuesday, August 16th, 2005

The War of the Regulation was a North Carolina uprising, lasting from 1764 to 1771, against British colonial rule. While unsuccessful, it served as a catalyst to the American Revolutionary War.