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.
Follow the River is a book about a young pregnant woman who was captured by Shawnee Indians and taken very far away from her home down the New River. Written over thirty years ago it is still a popular read today being a part of our American history and just one account of the many times frontier...
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.
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.
Light-hearted look at who really discovered America, Bristol’s link through John Cabot and his ship, the Matthew; and the Middleton Family of Washington, my great-great grandfather’s American friends.
This is a brief chronology of the formation of half English colonies in what is now the United States of America. It highlights lesser known tidbits about the colonies.
What ever happened to that fabled wooden ship that carried the Pilgrims from England to the new world? Nobody really knows.
The very early Colonial homes were spartan structures with interiors barely decorated, except for functional furniture items and furnishings that were an absolute necessity.
Learn of the vast censorship of information of the Mound Builders, their connection to Hollow Earth and how this ancient race of giants were not only our ancestors but our teachers as well.