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...
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.
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.
A historiography of the Fur Trade, through an examination of Race and Religion in commerce
The American Colonies, a growing population of people that came for various reasons. From Religion to Economics, this article helps to explain the vital importance of function that was to become the United States.
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.
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...
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.
US Postal History covering such events as mail being delivered by steamship captains, Ben Franklin and his envolvement with the postal system, penalties for mail theft, the gold rush, the pony express, etc. A detailed...