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- Amadas and Barlowe explore the Outer Banks
- In Prehistory, contact, and the Lost Colony, page 4.5
- In North Carolina History: A Sampler, page 3.1
- On April 27, 1584, Captains Philip Amadas and Arthur Barlowe left the west coast of England in two ships to explore the North American coast for Sir Walter Raleigh. The party of explorers landed on July 13, 1584, on the North Carolina coast just north of Roanoke Island, and claimed the land in the name of Queen Elizabeth. Captain Barlowe's report describes the land and the people he encountered.
- Format: journal/primary source
- Commentary and sidebar notes by David Walbert.
- North Carolina History: A Sampler
- A sample of the more than 800 pages of our digital textbook for North Carolina history, including background readings, various kinds of primary sources, and multimedia. Also includes an overview of the textbook and how to use it.
- Format: (multiple pages)
- Two worlds: Educator's guide
- Lesson plans and activities to be used with "Two Worlds: Prehistory, Contact, and the Lost Colony" -- the first part of a North Carolina history textbook for secondary students.
- Format: book (multiple pages)