1) The program will involve a member of the park staff dressed as a Scottish Highlander sharing the stories of the Highland Scots and why they ultimately sided with the Loyalists.- 10 min.
2) The second part of the program will be a short historic weapons demonstration - the park staff member will talk about the musket and the broadsword and offer a musket demonstration - 10 min.
3) The park staff member will play a song on the bagpipes and share briefly about the role that the instrument played in the battle. - 5 min.
4) Time is allowed for questions and answers.
-Students will explore why the Highland Scots immigrated to North Carolina in the 1770s.
-Why did so many of the Highland Scots side with the Loyalists
-What ultimately caused the citizens of North Carolina to side with either the Patriots or the Loyalists?
8.B.1.2 Explain how cultural values, practices and the interactions of various
indigenous, religious, and racial groups have influenced the development of
North Carolina and the nation.
8.G.1.4 Explain the reasons for and effects of forced and voluntary migration
on various groups in North Carolina and the nation.