08 March 2011

Tar Heel Tuesday - Alamance Battleground

Alamance Battleground State Historic Site

On May 16, 1771, burdensome British colonial policies resulted in a rebellion by discontented farmers who were known as the Regulators. Though the Regulators' rebellion was unsuccessful, their plucky determination and refusal to simply accept the status quo proved to be a prelude to the American War for Independence.

http://www.nchistoricsites.org/alamance/alamanc.htm

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