History of the United States
Why was the North Carolina colony founded?
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When were North Carolina South Carolina founded and by whom?
Was North Carolina founded in 1524 by Giovanni da Verrazzano?
How was North Carolina founded?
The colony of North Carolina was founded by Virginians that where sent by king Charles II. It was founded by Virginia Colonist in 1653.In 1663, King Charles II issued a royal charter to eight nobles to settle the area south of Virginia. They created Carolina and included the previous settlement. However, because of internal problems, the crown took over the colony and formed North and South Carolina out of it in 1729. -Skopedog