November 21, 2017

NHD 2018 Conflict & Compromise Topic Ideas: U.S. History Early 20th Century

These curated resource lists coincide with the topic ideas listed in the NHD 2018 Conflict & Compromise theme sample topics list. The links lead to resources accessed from the Library of Congress (LOC.gov) unless otherwise noted. Note: U.S. historic newspaper coverage is from 1789-1924 unless otherwise noted. Dollar Diplomacy: Ending Conflicts Through Economic Investment United States and Latin America: Dollar Diplomacy 1912 Distant Neighbors: The U.S. and the Mexican Revolution … [Read more...]

Featured Source: Hitting the trail to Normandy

Using details from the cover of this sheet music, describe what you think this song is about. Use the Primary Source Nexus search box to find out about Normandy. Where is it? What was happening there in 1917? Look inside at the song lyrics and music notation. What is the tone of the song? Does the tone of the song match the description you made based on the cover of the sheet music? If you can, play the song on the piano or find someone who can play the song on the piano. Do you think the … [Read more...]