From Red Shirts to Research: The Question of Progressivism in North Carolina, 1898 to 1959

Calen Clifton, Eighth, Martin Luther King Middle School

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This unit is designed to build student skills of independent analysis and inquiry. Beginning with the Wilmington Massacre of 1898 and ending with the creation of Research Triangle Park in 1959, students will come to their own understanding of the progressive nature of North Carolina’s past.