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The North Carolina Regulators were a group of people who rebelled against corruptgovernment officials The people experienced strong feelings of discontent with the way inwhich the provincial governments officials were conducting the affairs The governmentofficials were running the colony both unfairly and unjustly Many small groups of peopleformed After the spring of 1768 when the small groups allied they called themselves theRegulators The Wealthy colonists considered these Regulators to be a mob North Carolina had a lack of supervision from the British monarchy The colony wasisolated from the rest of the country by numerous swamps bad road conditions andunnavigable rivers Therefore the government officials of North Carolina becameindependent in a very unfair and unjust way to the people of North Carolina such asexcessive taxes dishonest sheriffs and illegal fees The injustice of the government officials urged the Regulators for justice The oncepeaceful negotiators became violent and lawless from the slowness of legal remedies takingplace The Regulators refused to pay fees and terrorized those who administered the lawThey also disrupted court proceedings The Regulators first tried negotiations it was theinjustice of the government officials that made them resort to violence The Regulatorsintentions were not to terrorize the government officials but only to find justiceThe regulators fight for justice was a problem for royal Governor William Tryonwho wanted the Regulators revolt to stop The governors council was determined to crushthe Regulators General Hugh Waddell was ordered to approach Hillsborough by way ofSalisbury and Governor Tryon and his army proceeded more directly towards HillsboroughGeneral Waddell had a small force of 284 men The Regulators saw this and attackedGeneral Waddells troops The Regulators almost 2000 men strong sent General Waddelland his troops in a quick retreat Tryon heard of this and brought his forces to go toWaddells rescue A battle began Tryons the much better trained equipped and organizedarmy crushed the Regulators The only thing the Regulators wanted was justice Thatswhat they were fighting for They were abused
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