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Air Conditioning
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Students will read about the creation of air conditioning and the impact it had on the way people lived in North Carolina.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
NCPEDIA
Author:
Michael Hill
Date Added:
02/26/2019
The Archaeology of Early North Carolina
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This article reviews the early history of North Carolina before statehood. Archaeologists reconstruct the state?s unwritten history through carefully recovering and thoughtfully explaining the meaning of the material remains left behind by the state?s earliest residents.

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NCPEDIA
Author:
NCPEDIA
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Artom, Camillo
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Students can learn about Camillo Artom who was a famous scientist which fled Mussolini's Italy and immigrated to North Carolina. He taught at Wake Forest University, researching fats in the body.

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NCPEDIA
Author:
Peter W. Hairston
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Baity, Herman Glenn
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Students will learn about the life of Herman Baity. Baity, a native of Iredell County, was an internationally known sanitary engineer. He was a well known teacher at UNC-Chapel Hill and helped develop sanitary protocols across the world.

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NCPEDIA
Author:
Tyndall P. Harris, Jr.
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Bayard v. Singleton
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Students can learn about the court case Bayard v Singleton which took place just after the American Revolutionary War and before the Federal case of Marbury v Madison. This is one of the cases which was used to established judicial review at the state level.

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NCPEDIA
Author:
Andy Hollins
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Bradham, Caleb Davis
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Students can learn about Caleb Bradham who was the creator of Pepsi.

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NCPEDIA
Author:
Elizabeth H. Copeland
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Brimley, Clement Samuel
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Students can learn about the accomplishments of Clement Brimley. Clement was a world famous ornothologist who also helped found the North Carolina Academy of Science.

Provider:
NCPEDIA
Author:
Marcus B. Simpson, Jr.
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Brimley, Herbert Hutchinson
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Students can learn about Herbert Brimley who was the first curator of the North Carolina Museum of . He was also a scientist who contributed a great deal to the state.

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NCPEDIA
Author:
Marcus B. Simpson, Jr.
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Broughton, Carrie
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Students can learn about Carrie Broughton. She was the first women to head an agency in the State of North Carolina and she helped to organize the State Library system and successfully categorize the records so people could easily search them.

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NCPEDIA
Author:
Elaine Von Oesen
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Broughton, Needham Bryant
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Students can learn about the life of Needham B Broughton. Mr. Broughton was a strong supporter of the public schools in North Carolina and helped bring NC State and Meredith College to Raleigh.

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NCPEDIA
Author:
Charles A. Newell, Jr.
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Cairns, John Simpson
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Students can learn about John Simpson Cairns who was a famous natural historian. Cairns lived in the late 19th Century and explored the Mountains of North Carolina. Many of his items which he collected were moved into a variety of museums across the state after his death.

Provider:
NCPEDIA
Author:
Marcus B. Simpson, Jr
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Coastal Life
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Students will learn about life on the coast of North Carolina and the various aspects of the culture of the people who grew up there.

Provider:
NCPEDIA
Author:
Karen Willis Amspacher
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Coastal Plain
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This resource provides an overview of the NC Coastal Plain. Links to other resources are included, as well as maps.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
NCPEDIA
Date Added:
01/24/2017
Constitution, State North Carolina
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This NC Pedia site provides a description of the three N.C. Constitutions. The countless struggles, successes, and failures experienced in the years between the American colonial period and the end of the twentieth century have been reflected in the development of North Carolina's constitution.

Provider:
NCPEDIA
Author:
State Library of North Carolina
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Crump, Earl Alexander
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Students can learn about Earl Alexander Crump who helped establish the state highway system. He was born in Lumberton and was a prominent engineer.

Provider:
NCPEDIA
Author:
Harriette Crump Partin
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Dobbs, Arthur
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Students can learn about the Colonial Govenror Arthur Dobbs. Governor Dobbs ruled the colony of North Carolina during the 18th Century.

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NCPEDIA
Author:
Richard Beale Davis
Date Added:
06/24/2019
The Freedmen's Colony on Roanoke Island
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Students will learn abouth te Freemen's Colony which was established by Union soldiers during the American Civil War.

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NCPEDIA
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Fort Raleigh National Historic Site
Date Added:
06/24/2019
French and Indian War
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Students can read about the role North Carolina played during the French and Indian War which pre-dated the American Revolutionary War.

Provider:
NCPEDIA
Author:
R. Jackson Marshall III
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Hart, Nathaniel
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Students can learn about Nathaniel Hart. Mr. Hart was an explorer who mapped out and negotiated with the Cherokee in the Western part of North Carolina.

Provider:
NCPEDIA
Author:
Vance E. Swift
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Hoke v. Henderson
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Students can read about a famous North Carolina Supreme Court Case which dealt with the separation of powers at the state government level.

Provider:
NCPEDIA
Author:
John V. Orth
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Judicary, State
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Students will learn about the development of the Judiciary Branch of the State of North Carolina.

Provider:
NCPEDIA
Author:
Wiley J. Williams
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Loyalists
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Students will learn about the Loyalists who sided with the British during the American Revolution and what happened to the ones who lived in North Carolina.

Provider:
NCPEDIA
Author:
Carole Watterson Troxler
Date Added:
06/24/2019
MacDonald, Flora
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Students can learn about Flora MacDonald and the impact she still has with many North Carolinians who have a Scottish heritage. This article was originally produced for the Tar Heel Junior Historian.

Provider:
NCPEDIA
Author:
Deanna Kerrigan
Date Added:
06/24/2019
MacRae, Hugh
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Students can learn about Hugh MacRae who developed special grazing techniques in the mountains of North Carolina and served as Secretary of Agriculture for two different Presidents during the early 20th Century.

Provider:
NCPEDIA
Author:
Jack Riley
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Mountains
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This resource provides an overview of the NC Mountains. Links to other resources are included, as well as maps.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
NCPEDIA
Date Added:
01/24/2017
NC State Symbols
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Students can learn about the symbols for the state of North Carolina and when they were selected.

Provider:
NCPEDIA
Author:
NC Pedia
Date Added:
06/24/2019
North Carolina Counties
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This site provides a map outlining all 100 counties in North Carolina. Clicking on a county provides an explanation concerning how people, events, and developments brought changes or recognition to that area. The history of the county is provided as well as manufacturing information, population demographics, and agricultural products specific to that area. Information concerning the roles that North Carolina communities have played on a state and national level is provided (ie. High Point being the "furniture capital of the world" and New Bern being the birth place of Pepsi-Cola). Entrepreneurship endeavors that have influenced the economy are provided for select counties such as

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Lesson
Presentation
Provider:
NCPEDIA
Author:
NCPEDIA
State Library of NC
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Princeville
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Students will learn bout hte origins and importance of Princeville, North Carolina.

Provider:
NCPEDIA
Author:
Michael Hill
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Rip Van Winkle State
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Students will learn about how North Carolina was called the Rip Van Winkle State and how that frames North Carolina History.

Provider:
NCPEDIA
Author:
Wiley J. Williams
Date Added:
06/24/2019
State Symbols of North Carolina
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From the State Dog to the State Beverage to the State Vegetable, browse the varied list of official North Carolina symbols and emblems on this site. This list is updated as new state symbols are added. The historical relevance of the symbols are also provided.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Lesson
Provider:
NCPEDIA
Author:
NCPEDIA
State Library of NC
Date Added:
02/26/2019
The Tornado:  A Symbol of Rebirth for Raleigh
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Students can learn about the devleopment of Raleigh after the fire of 1833 and the impact of the first railroad line to the city. Thestudents will also discover the background behind the nickname "Tornado", which Raleigh had for many years.

Provider:
NCPEDIA
Author:
Walt Lilly
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Underground Railroad
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Students will learn about the abolitionist movement in North Carolina and the section of the Underground Railroad which travelled through the state.

Provider:
NCPEDIA
Author:
Alex Coffin
Date Added:
06/24/2019
Union or Disunion? North Carolina Votes for Secession
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students will learn about the debate about if the state of North Carolina should remain in the Union after the election of Abraham Lincoln.

Provider:
NCPEDIA
Author:
Robert Tinkler
Date Added:
06/24/2019
War of 1812
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Students can learn about the role North Carolina played in the War of 1812.

Provider:
NCPEDIA
Author:
David A. Norris
Date Added:
06/24/2019