September 26, 2017

NHD 2017: Taking a Stand – U.S. History Topic Ideas Part II

NHD US Topics II

These curated resource lists coincide with the order of the topic ideas listed in the NHD 2017 theme sample topics list. Links lead to additional curated sets of resources. Note: historic newspaper coverage is from 1789-1922 unless otherwise noted.

Standing Against Federal Authority: The Plight of the Farmers During the Whiskey Rebellion

Standing Against the British: The Boston Tea Party and Its Consequences

Rosa Parks: Sitting Down to Take a Stand

The Fight for Social Equality: Jane Addams and Hull House

William Lloyd Garrison: Taking a Stand with Words

Fighting Unemployment: The Journey of Coxey’s Army

Taking a Stand Against Kingship: George Washington’s Denial of Power

Standing Against the President: Congress’ Victory in Radical Reconstruction Against [Andrew] Johnson

Taking a Stand Against the Trusts: Teddy Roosevelt as a Trust Buster

Standing Against Big Business: The Sherman Antitrust Act

Defiance in Leaps and Bounds: Jesse Owens and the 1936 Berlin Olympics

Claudette Colvin and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

The Astor Place Riots: Taking a Stand for Theater

Standing Against Conquest: Chief Osceola and the Seminole Indians

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