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Charter of North Carolina is Revoked

The charter of North Carolina is revoked. North Carolina becomes A royal colony. The colony has no plenary authority or power. The legislative assembly is bicameral and colonial statutes require the assent of the King. Colonial government is answerable to the monarch’s privy council whose then answerable to His Majesty’s Court of the King’s Bench.

Benjamin Franklin Publishes Antislavery Tract

In Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin publishes A brief examination of the practise of the times, an antislavery tract written by the Pennsylvanian Quaker Ralph Sandiford.

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