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The Great Depression and World War II
Primary sources and readings explore the history of North Carolina and the United States during the Great Depression and World War II (1929–1945).
Format: book (multiple pages)
Allied advances through France and western Germany, 1944-45
Allied advances through France and western Germany, 1944-45
Format: image/map
Allied advances in North Africa and southern Europe, 1942–1944
Allied advances in North Africa and southern Europe, 1942–1944
Format: image/map
The Mexican War, 1846-1847: Map of operations
The Mexican War, 1846-1847: Map of operations
Format: image/map
North Carolina in the Civil War and Reconstruction
Primary sources and readings explore North Carolina during the Civil War and Reconstruction (1860–1876). Topics include debates over secession, battles and strategies, the war in North Carolina, the soldier's experience, the home front, freedom and civil rights for former slaves, Reconstruction, and the "redemption" of the state by conservatives.
Format: book (multiple pages)
Guilford Courthouse National Military Park
Describes the history of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse, which marked the beginning of the end of the Revolutionary struggle. This unillustrated text covers topics including the Southern campaign, the Siege of Charleston, the Battles of Camden, Kings Mountain, and Cowpens. Students will learn about the pivotal battle in the Revolutionary War at the Guilford Courthouse when they visit the Military Park.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Airborne and Special Operations Museum
Relive military history from World War II to the present through exhibits at the Airborne and Special Operations Museum.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
American Military Museum of Gastonia
A visit to this museum will help to bring understanding to students who are studying the United State history.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Revolutionary North Carolina
Primary sources and readings explore North Carolina in the era of the American Revolution. Topics include the Regulators, the resistance to Great Britain, the War for Indpendence, and the creation of new governments.
Format: book (multiple pages)
Kings Mountain National Military Park
This national park, located just over the North Carolina-South Carolina state line in Blacksburg, South Carolina, has a video in the museum/visitors center, and battlefield trails.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Postwar North Carolina
Primary sources and readings explore the history of North Carolina and the United States during the postwar era (1945–1975).
Format: book (multiple pages)
Military reconstruction districts
Military reconstruction districts
Format: image/map
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)
Colonial North America
Colonial North America
Format: image/map
The Italian Empire, 1939
The Italian Empire, 1939
Map shows Italian possessions in Europe and Africa on the eve of World War II: Sicily, Sardinia, Albania, the Dolodecanese Islands, Libya, and Italian East Africa (Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Italian Somaliland).
Format: image/map
Recent North Carolina
Primary sources and readings explore recent North Carolina (1975–present). Topics include politics, the economy, the environment, natural disasters, and increasing diversity.
Format: book (multiple pages)
Greensboro Historical Museum
Discover the rich history of Greensboro and the North Carolina Piedmont at the Greensboro Historical Museum.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
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)
Duplin County Veterans Memorial Museum
See military artifacts and memorabilia at this museum which honors the servicemen and women of Dulpin County.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Carolinas Aviation Museum
Learn about the history of modern aviation in North and South Carolina at this museum which is dedicated to the preservation of aviation heritage.
Format: article/field trip opportunity