Out of all of the infamous pirates that tormented the oceans for hundreds of years, there had to have been some female pirates, right? Right ye' are!
Newer evidence places the Lost Colonists in Bertie County. Best evidence suggests they traveled a short distance to 42-mile long Hatteras Island. Their descendants are being DNA tested now.
Part III of the Ora Labora story brings us to 1864. The rapid growth of the colony was costly and the society needs funds to grow. It was time for drastic measures. The raging war in the south was turning in the North's favor and the colony was on borrowed time until the draft took effect.
Martha Ann Ricks was a slave in America until her father purchased her freedom and took the family to Liberia. Martha Ann dreamed of meeting Queen Victoria and saved for 50 years to make the dream come true.
This article covers the novel by Alan Taylor entitled "American Colonies", and answers specific questions from each chapter in the novel. This article should assist AP American History students.
My first year teaching I was dying to see other teachers' plan books, but most of them were either blank or didn't seem suitable for our students ("high-risk" with poor reading skills). After teaching American history to 8th graders for a few years, I've developed this webpage in the hopes that it...
Since the sixteenth century, there has been a significant loss of land on the north end of the island as the sea reclaimed it. Some experts believe the remnants of Roanoke Colony may be underwater.
Need some help with your American History lessons? Take a peek at my lesson plans and ideas. These are my Constitution Lesson Plans for 8th Grade American History. My first year teaching I was dying to see other teachers' plan books, but most of them were either blank or didn't seem suitable for...
Article 2 of American Civil War Life: Filling The Ranks
A survey of some fun and interesting facts about Benjamin Franklin, America's most avuncular polymath.