This volume contains contributions to the study of regional and economic history as well as educational trends in the study and teaching of History in higher education. Typical of the Association, the Journal brings together diverse historical interests that represent historians throughout North Carolina and beyond. This diversity makes the JNCAH unique. Unlike many scholarly journals, while maintaining a focus upon North Carolina, JNCAH does not restrict itself to North Carolina history, nor to a specific field, period or methodology of historical inquiry (social, military, economic, political, public, ethnohistorical, et al). Thus, the content of the Journal is as varied as the Association.