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NHD and NEH New Classroom Materials Ahead of United States’ 250TH Anniversary  

Lesson plans created to help middle and high school social studies teachers engage students with unique primary sources and themes of democracy and citizenship throughout United States history.

March 8, 2021

Statement from National History Day Executive Director Cathy Gorn on Violence at the U.S. Capitol

We know that critical thinking is crucial, and historical perspective is paramount. We must continue to foster the empathy our students need to understand each other and the world around them. The most effective way to do that is through the study of history.

January 7, 2021

NHD Project Reunites Twins 74 Years After Their World War II Deaths

A high school student’s National History Day project helped reunite the bodies of two American twin brothers, separated at death during World War II.

July 30, 2018
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