Students who participated in NHD’s “Normandy: Sacrifice for Freedom” Institute recount their research experience at the National Archives at College Park, MD.
Posted by Stephanie on August 19, 2014, under National History Day, Partner Organizations, Research.
We commemorate the 70th anniversary with an activity focusing on two documents related to the Allied invasion of June 6, 1944.
Posted by Christopher Zarr on June 5, 2014, under Document Spotlights, National History Day, Online Tools, Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
Students can reflect on the lives of soldiers during the Civil War by analyzing photographs taken by renowned photographer Mathew Brady in this new learning activity on DocsTeach.org. The holdings of the National Archives include over 6,000 photographs taken by Brady and his associates during the Civil War era; 16 are included in this activity. In […]
Students will analyze the Zimmermann telegram to evaluate whether the United States should have entered World War I.
In this activity, students can analyze a Government poster used to recruit recently freed slaves to fight for the Union Army during the Civil War. The poster refers to the Emancipation Proclamation and President Lincoln’s General Order 233, to provide equal pay for Black soldiers and equal protection if they were captured by the Confederacy and became […]
Posted by Stephanie on December 10, 2013, under Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
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