Explore General Sherman's March through the south during the Civil War.
Civil War 150
Civil War 150Interactive
Place the State
Place the StateInteractive
Ultimate History Quiz
Ultimate History QuizInteractive
State the Plate Game
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Black History Timeline
Black History TimelineInteractive
America and the Civil War
America and the Civil WarVideo Clip (4:04)
Video Clip (4:04)
Discover how the bloodiest war in American history transformed the face of the nation.
Mystery at Roanoke
Mystery at RoanokeVideo Clip (1:56)
Video Clip (1:56)
Before Jamestown and Plymouth, the English attempted to forge a colony at Roanoke. Within three years, it had disappeared, leaving a mysterious clue behind. What really happened to the Roanoke settlers?
The Value of Tobacco
The Value of TobaccoVideo Clip (2:33)
Video Clip (2:33)
Tobacco was the lifeblood of the early Southern colonies, and its profits led directly to the rapid growth of slavery in the new nation.
American RevolutionVideo Clip (3:20)
Video Clip (3:20)
Get the story of how a fledgling, largely disconnected nation won its freedom from the greatest military force of its time.
Wright BrothersVideo Clip (3:01)
Video Clip (3:01)
The Wright Brothers made the world's first powered flights. Check out their photos and journals and get an inside look at the men behind the legend.
North Carolina Gold Rush
North Carolina Gold RushVideo Clip (3:27)
Video Clip (3:27)
Though California is known for its gold rush, prospectors first struck it rich in North Carolina.
Last Stand of the Confederacy
Last Stand of the ConfederacyVideo Clip (3:21)
Video Clip (3:21)
In march of 1865, Confederate forces made a valiant last stand against General Sherman's advancing troops, but were undone by the most unlikely of errors
Wright Brothers are First in Flight
Wright Brothers are First in FlightVideo Clip (3:06)
Video Clip (3:06)
Inspired by a childhood toy, Orville and Wilbur go on to design and fly the world's first powered airplane.
Chesapeake Bay Bridge: An Engineering Challenge
Chesapeake Bay Bridge: An Engineering ChallengeVideo Clip (4:17)
Video Clip (4:17)
Stretching 17 miles across the historic Chesapeake Bay, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge is a mammoth engineering feat. How long did the iconic bridge take to complete?
Vampire Beast Encounters
Vampire Beast EncountersVideo Clip (0:34)
Video Clip (0:34)
Vampire beasts have been reported in the Carolinas for terrorizing local individuals and killing livestock.
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North Carolina(8 Photos)
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Andrew Johnson(14 Photos)
See pictures from the life and presidency of Andrew Johnson.
James K. Polk
James K. Polk(11 Photos)
See pictures from the life and presidency of James K. Polk.
South Carolina(10 Photos)
History.com's state gallery for South Carolina. Learn more about the state symbols and famous landmarks.
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