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Documenting the American South is a full-text database of primary resources on Southern history, literature, and culture from the colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century. Currently, this...  (University of North Carolina, supported by Library of Congress)
Guilford Courthouse: A Pivotal Battle in the War for Independence looks at this battle—how it was fought; how its outcome was characterized, including reports from both General Nathanael Greene and Lord Cornwallis; and why it was important. About...  (National Park Service, Teaching with Historic Places)
Wright Brothers National Memorial: Site of the First Controlled Powered Flight tells how bicycle makers in Dayton, Ohio, launched the aviation age. After reading about the glider accident that killed Otto Lilienthal, Wilbur and Orville Wright spent four years...  (National Park Service, Teaching with Historic Places)
Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site Carl Sandburg (1878-1967) was an American poet, historian, and folklorist. He won the Pulitzer Prize for this biography of Lincoln and a second for his poetry. His family’s home in...  (National Park Service)
An American Success Story: The Pope House of Raleigh, NC tells the story of Manassa Pope, the first black man to receive a medical license in North Carolina (1886). After practicing medicine and helping establish a drug store and insurance...  (National Park Service, Teaching with Historic Places)
The Battle of Bentonville: Caring for Casualties of the Civil War shows how battlefield medical care developed during the Civil War, particularly in the Union Army...  (National Park Service, Teaching with Historic Places)
Guilford Courthouse National Military Park describes weapons, medicine, food, leisure hours, and the role of women in the Revolutionary War. It also examines the battle that was the largest of the Southern Campaign and that...  (National Park Service)
The North Carolina State Capitol: Pride of the State tells the story of this state capitol -- how a committee settled on a location, how a new town (Raleigh) was laid out in 1792, and why the "political temple" erected in mid 1800s...  (National Park Service, Teaching with Historic Places)
Little Kinnakeet Lifesaving Station: Home to Unsung Heroes describes the lifesaving stations constructed from 1871-1915 along the coasts of the Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, and Great Lakes to rescue ships in trouble. Little...  (National Park Service, Teaching with Historic Places)
The New Deal: North Carolina's Reconstruction? invites students to interview imaginary North Carolina residents who lived during the Reconstruction and Depression eras. Each interview is historically accurate and supports a thesis...  (Library of Congress)
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