North Carolina

North Carolina

by David Shirley, Joyce Hart

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761447290
Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing
Publication date: 01/28/2010
Series: Celebrate the States 10 Series
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

North Carolina is 6

Chapter 1 Geography: The Bluest Skies in the World 9

Three Regions

Rivers and Waterfalls

Trees and Plants

Animal Life

Perfect Weather

Chapter 2 History: Protest and Prosperity 31

The Ancient People

American Indian Life

Europeans Arrive

The Southern Plantation

Slavery and the Quakers

A New, Nation, A New State

The Civil War

The War's Aftermath

Moving Forward

The Civil Rights Movement

Marching into the Twenty-First Century

Chapter 3 People: Diversity and More-the People of North Carolina 55

Competitive Nature Brings People Together

Sports

Religion

Bluegrass and Beach Music

North Carolina's Favorite Food

American-Indian Culture

Chapter 4 Government: Government for All, Even When Divided 73

Inside Government

Democrats, Republicans, and the Historic 2008 Presidential Election

Chapter 5 Economy: The Economy-From Farms and Factories to Services 81

Agriculture

Manufacturing

Service Industry

Chapter 6 Landmarks: From Mountain to Beach 93

The Mountains

Asheville

Charlotte

Raleigh

Wilmington

The Outer Banks

State Survey 105

Find Out yore 139

Index 141

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