August 8, 2022

Today in History: North Carolina

Last Updated on August 8, 2022

Today in History–November 21–the Library of Congress features North Carolina, which ratified the Constitution on this day in 1789, becoming the 12th state in the new United States. Find out more about the history and culture of the “Tar Heel” state by visiting the Today in History section, then follow the links below to access more prime primary sources.

North Carolina stories from America’s Library

North Carolina primary source set with teacher’s guide

North Carolina resource guide

North Carolina maps

North Carolina books & articles

North Carolina correspondence, reports & other texts

North Carolina historical newspapers

North Carolina oral histories & songs

North Carolina sheet music

North Carolina images

North Carolina legislation

North Carolina Guide to Law Online

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  1. […] Mary McLeod Bethune, who died on this date in 1955. After attending schools in South Carolina, North Carolina and Chicago, Illinois, Bethune taught for 10 years. In 1904 she opened the Daytona Educational and […]

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