What ever happened to that fabled wooden ship that carried the Pilgrims from England to the new world? Nobody really knows.
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.
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.
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.
450th Annivary in 2015! -- St. Augustine is the oldest community in the US and ranks as the 37th Greatest Place to Stand for photos in a 2009 readers' poll. It is the home to several historical places and one of the finest residential colleges in the country. Lots of jobs, too!
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...
Church leaders like Reverend Cotton Mather who firmly believed in witchcraft, terrified the colonists to the point of mass hysteria with the belief that Satan was among them.
Indigo was South Carolina's primary export prior to the American Revolution. The crop was brought into the colony by an unlikely young woman, Elizabeth Lucas Pinckney
Like American flag and history trivia? Then you'll want to have these facts about the flag tucked away. Learn why the U.S. flag is red, white, and blue plus more American historical facts here.
Why did indentured servitude happen in the American colonies? What prompted the shift to using slaves? Why were slaves a better option to solve the labor problems of the colonies?