Contains addresses and phone numbers of every NC public, federal, or charter school, all employees of the DPI, contact information for education organizations, associations, and educational material suppliers.
Contents: pt. A. Early Britain -- pt. B. Castles and crusades -- pt. C. Medieval life -- pt. D. Relationships -- pt. E. The Tudors -- pt. F. The making of the United Kingdom -- pt. G. Revolution! -- pt. H. Conflicts and developments, seventeenth to twentieth century.
Documents the political turmoil, horrors of war, medical breakthroughs, scientific advancements and social upheaval that made this century one of the most critical and turbulent periods in human history.
While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all.
WWII: friends & foes
by Frank Capra
Call Number: DVD 968
Publication Date: 2005
Disc 1, Germany (287 min., b&w): Here is Germany (1944) ; Adolf Hitler (1959) ; Campaign in Poland (1940) ; Warsaw ghetto (1967) ; The Nuremberg Trials (1946) -- Disc 2, Japan (184 min., b&w): Kamikaze (1961) ; Know your enemy : Japan (1944) / directed by Frank Capra ; December 7th (1943) / directed by John Ford -- Disc 2, Japan (69 min., col.): To the shores of Iwo Jima (1945) ; With the Marines at Tarawa (1943) ; The Battle of Midway (1942) -- Disc 3, Britain (264 min., b&w): Know your ally : Britain (1944) / directed by Frank Capra ; Attack! The battle for New Britain (1944) / Office of War Information -- Desert victory (1943) -- Target for tonight (1941) -- The Battle of Britain (1943).
Challenges one of America's most cherished assumptions, the belief that slavery in the U.S. ended with Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, by telling the harrowing story of how, in the South, a new system of involuntary servitude took its place with shocking force.
The British Empire in color
by Lucy Carter
Call Number: DVD 966
Publication Date: 2008
This fascinating documentary uses rare color film to examine the complexities, contradictions and legacies of the British Empire, from the Partition of India to the handover of Hong Kong and more.
Computer-generated imagery, re-enactments, archival footage, and expert commentary provide political and historical context while helping to illustrate how construction progressed over time - and how it was suddenly demolished by civilians in 1989.