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Food for Thought

Compute percentages of increase in food prices during the Civil War and use the same increases to predict prices today if similar shortages and inflation were to occur. This lesson plan is part of the History-in-a-Box kit titled North Carolina and the Civil War.  details
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Friends in Liberty: North Carolina and the American Revolution Teacher Supplement

Activities, ideas, and resources designed to supplement and reinforce information presented in the video, Friends in Liberty: North Carolina in the American Revolution.  details
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How About Some Recognition?

Explore the important contemporary issue of tribal recognition sought by American Indian groups in North Carolina.  details
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Pottery Making: The Coil Method

Explore how American Indian potters created their pottery. Try your hand at the coil method. This lesson plan is from the History-in-a-Box kit titled From Earth and Fire: North Carolina Pottery.  details
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Settlement of North Carolina

Using articles from a THJH magazine, gain an understanding of North Carolina's settlement by various groups in different regions and during various periods of history.  details
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Studying and Applying Population Data

North Carolina’s state demographer, Bill Tillman, studies the population data gathered in the state. Births, deaths, enrollments in elementary schools, and city growth are some of the facts he studies. This article appeared in the Spring 2006 issue of Tar Heel Junior Historian magazine.  details
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