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North Carolina Museum of History homepage Events Calendar > National History Day in North Carolina Saturday, April 26 Students from throughout the state compete at this competition. History Day promotes interest in history among students and to assists teachers in relating history more effectively. Reader’s Theater: Camp Followers Friday, May 2, 7–9 p.m. $5 per person, ages 13 and up; free, children 12 and under with adult To register, call 919-807-7992. Celebrate Preservation Saturday, May 3, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Celebration Preservation: Moving Midway Saturday, May 3, 1 p.m. Time for Tots: Start Your Engines Tuesdays, May 6 and 13, 10–10:45 a.m. History à la Carte: “Th’ Bullfrog” Wednesday, May 14, noon–1 p.m. Willard “Th’ Bullfrog” McGhee Many are familiar with the delta and Chicago versions, but the Piedmont blues embody a distinct sound and rhythm and their own set of lyrical themes. >More events

Learning American History Through Movies & Free Timeline Movie Homeschooling I could not find a chronological list of movies of American History so I made the one below. First I created a timeline from 1630 to 2000 into 12 eras and listed the most important people and events. (You can download a 8.5×11 printable version below. ) Then I found period movies for each time period listed below (I will continue to add to this list). NOTE: The timeline is copyrighted. Please use for personal use only. Then we made a timeline on a white board and used sticky notes to record people and events as we watched movies (the timeline is not just for movies but to record any American events we learned about during reading or other subjects). Where or How to Get the Movies Try searching your TV for shows to record on TV. Download this Timeline at the Bottom of this Post USA History Timeline Free Prime Shipping Are Movies a Lazy Way to Teach? Is Movie Homeschooling, homeschooling? American History Overview Pre America Period 1630-1763 Colonial Period 2000- Today

Religion and the Founding of the American Republic | Exhibitions This exhibition demonstrates that many of the colonies that in 1776 became the United States of America were settled by men and women of deep religious convictions who in the seventeenth century crossed the Atlantic Ocean to practice their faith freely. That the religious intensity of the original settlers would diminish to some extent over time was perhaps to be expected, but new waves of eighteenth century immigrants brought their own religious fervor across the Atlantic and the nation's first major religious revival in the middle of the eighteenth century injected new vigor into American religion. The result was that a religious people rose in rebellion against Great Britain in 1776, and that most American statesmen, when they began to form new governments at the state and national levels, shared the convictions of most of their constituents that religion was, to quote Alexis de Tocqueville's observation, indispensable to the maintenance of republican institutions.

What Kids Can Do Black Soldier to His Enslaved Daughters, and to the Owner of One of the Daughters [Benton Barracks Hospital, St. Louis, Mo. September 3, 1864] My Children I take my pen in hand to rite you A few lines to let you know that I have not forgot you and that I want to see you as bad as ever now my Dear Children I want you to be contented with whatever may be your lots be assured that I will have you if it cost me my life on the 28th of the mounth. 8 hundred White and 8 hundred blacke solders expects to start up the rivore to Glasgow and above there thats to be jeneraled by a jeneral that will give me both of you when they Come I expect to be with, them and expect to get you both in return. [Spotswood Rice] [Spotswood Rice] to My Children, [3 Sept. 1864], enclosed in F. Spotswood Rice Spotswood Rice to Kittey diggs, [3 Sept. 1864], enclosed in F. Published in The Black Military Experience, pp. 689–90, in Free at Last, pp. 480–82, in Families and Freedom, pp. 195–97, and in Freedom's Soldiers, pp. 131–33.

History through Art: Introduction by Nilda Salgado-Morales, Academy Of Scholarship And Entrepreneurship This web quest has been formatted to help students understand the important role art holds in a society. Through it students will be asked to visit art museums and various web sites in order to complete the task. The main goal of this web quest is to have students analyze different pieces of art done at different times of hiostory to help the student see how art depicts the values held by a society. Introduction Art is a creative expression of the soul and the mind. Due to the fact that arts portrays so many feelings, thoughts and attitudes it is a wonderful way to study what a given society held to be important and valuable at a given time.

Portable Scanners, Mobile Translators, Reading Pens | Buy Online, Wizcomtech LTD UNC CGI | Carolina Navigators Carolina Navigators provides K-16 teachers and students with global education resources created by Carolina students who have international expertise. Since its inception in 1996, the program has served over well over 200,000 students in more than half the counties across North Carolina. A program of the Center for Global Initiatives, Carolina Navigators enriches the education of both UNC and K-12 students through engaged learning. This service is free of charge for educators in North Carolina. What can you do with Carolina Navigators? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

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