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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)
North Carolina in the early 20th century
Primary sources and readings explore North Carolina in the first decades of the twentieth century (1900–1929). Topics include changes in technology and transportation, Progressive Era reforms, World War I, women's suffrage, Jim Crow and African American life, the cultural changes of the 1920s, labor and labor unrest, and the Gastonia stirke of 1929.
Format: book (multiple pages)
North Carolina in the New Nation
Primary sources and readings explore North Carolina in the early national period (1790–1836). Topics include the development of state government and political parties, agriculture, the Great Revival, education, the gold rush, the growth of slavery, Cherokee Removal, and battles over internal improvements and reform.
Format: book (multiple pages)

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Inflation Calculator
A form that adjusts any given amount of money for inflation, according to the Consumer Price Index, from 1800 to 2007. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: S. Morgan Friedman
The International Monetary Fund: Information and Interactive Stories for Students
Information and choose your scenario stories that help students understand why the world needs the IMF, what it does, who works for this organization, and what it can do to help a country's economy get back on track. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: International Monetary Fund