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. Click here to watch the live awards ceremony at 2:45 p.m. For more information about this program, click here.
Genocide of indigenous peoples Genocide of indigenous peoples is the genocidal destruction of indigenous peoples, understood as ethnic minorities whose territory has been occupied by colonial expansion or the formation of a nation state,[Note 1] by a dominant political group such as a colonial power or a nation state. While the concept of genocide was formulated by Raphael Lemkin in the mid-20th century, acts of genocidal violence against indigenous groups frequently occurred in the Americas, Australia, Africa and Asia with the expansion of various European colonial powers such as the Spanish and British empires, and the subsequent establishment of nation states on indigenous territory. According to Lemkin, colonization was in itself "intrinsically genocidal". He saw this genocide as a two-stage process, the first being the destruction of the indigenous population's way of life.
Jamestown Rediscovery Welcome to the official website of the Jamestown Rediscovery Archaeological Project at Jamestown Island, Virginia, the first permanent English colony in North America. Excavations began in 1994 with the hopes of finding some evidence of the original 1607 James Fort, for over two centuries thought lost to river shoreline erosion. Today, archaeologists have rediscovered much of the fortification and have recovered over a million artifacts that tell the true story of Jamestown. Please come and explore with us as we uncover "The Buried Truth" of America's birthplace. 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. Dont be uneasy my children I expect to have you. If Diggs dont give you up this Government will and I feel confident that I will get you Your Miss Kaitty said that I tried to steal you But I'll let her know that god never intended for man to steal his own flesh and blood.
The Great Chain of Being undefined "The Courtier disdaineth the citizen;The citizen the countryman;the shoemaker the cobbler.But unfortunate is the man who does not have anyone he can look down upon."~ Tomas Nash, 1593 William Penn William Penn Visionary Proprietor Tuomi J. Forrest Introduction Penn in the U.S. 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.
Contact Era WHITE MEN ARRIVINGNew Hampshire dates its first European settlement as 1623. But explorers visited at least two decades before. Fisherman from Europe apparently inhabited the Isles of Shoals as early as 1600. English Language Arts and Literacy Mission US is a multimedia project featuring free interactive adventure games set in different eras of U.S. history. The second game, "Flight to ... See More Mission US is a multimedia project featuring free interactive adventure games set in different eras of U.S. history. The second game, "Flight to Freedom," takes place in northern Kentucky and southern Ohio, and begins in summer 1848.
Columbus and the Age of Discovery - History Department - Wikis @ Millersville In 1989 as its contribution to the forthcoming Columbian Quincentenary, Millersville University created and installed an innovative, online dial-in text retrieval system known as The Computerized Information Retrieval System (CIRS) on Columbus and the Age of Discovery. Ahead of its time even as commemorations began for the 500 th Anniversary 1992, CIRS became one of the first academic projects of the newly created Internet. Recognized as an official project of the U.S. Christopher Columbus Jubilee Commission, Spain92, as well as several other countries, CIRS received national and international recognition including the accolade of being “a model for all future historical databases” by the AHA. Also, it became an integral part of the “Kids Safe” EdSITEment learning program of the National Endowment for the Humanities.