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. Reader’s Theater: Camp Followers
Primary Sources: Overview of Collections One of the nation’s top collections of rare law books is housed in the Paskus-Danziger Rare Book Room of the Lillian Goldman Library at the Yale Law School. The collection is particularly strong in Anglo-American common law materials, including case reports, digests, statutes, trials, treatises, and popular works on the law. Other strengths include Roman and canon law, international law (especially the works of Hugo Grotius and Samuel Pufendorf), and early law books from most European countries. Of special interest ...
Jamestown Online Adventure In 1606, some 105 adventurers set off from England to try and establish the first permanent English colony in the New World. They settled in what is now the state of Virginia and called their colony first James Fort, and then James Towne, in honor of James I, the King of England. The early years of the colony were nearly a total disaster. Almost half of the settlers died due to poor choices in settlement location, management of resources, and quarrels with the indigenous Powhatan Indians. You are the Captain of the Jamestown Colony: Can you do any better than the real colonists? You will have a copy of the London Company's Instructions to help guide you. Busch Gardens Each year, Busch Gardens® pushes the entertainment envelope to develop new and exciting thrills, award-winning shows and delicious culinary delights. This year is no exception. In 2014, Busch Gardens introduces London Rocks™, a musical journey that explores the roots of rock-n-roll and transforms the Globe Theatre into a rousing 25-minute live action, multi-media rock spectacular.
Black Soldier to His Enslaved Daughters, and to the Owner of One of the Daughters [Benton Barracks Hospital, St. Louis, Mo. September 3, 1864] The University of Oklahoma College of Law: A Chronology of US Historical Documents Links marked with an asterisk (*) are to other websites and will open in a new window. Pre-Colonial To 1600 Teach Dear America Colonial settlers came to America for many reasons. Some came for religious freedom. Some came to make money.
Jamestown The Virginia Company sailed from England to try to establish the first permanent English colony in the New World. Their instructions were to settle Virginia, find gold and a water route to the Orient. The explorers landed on Jamestown Island on the banks of the James River on May 14, 1607.