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...
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.
What ever happened to that fabled wooden ship that carried the Pilgrims from England to the new world? Nobody really knows.
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!
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.
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.
Were black people the first people to populate North and South America? Archeologist say yes!
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.
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.
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.