September 20, 2018

NHD 2018 Conflict & Compromise Topic Ideas: European History 18-19th Centuries

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.Selling Souls for Sugar: Slavery and the Sugar IslandsThe West India Atlas: or a Compendious Description of the West Indies: Illustrated with Forty Correct Charts and Maps Taken from Actual Surveys Curator note: This volume was the first comprehensive … [Read more...]

Featured Source: Origin of April Fool’s Day

For elementary & middle school studentsRead this newspaper article, then make a list of the countries mentioned that celebrate April Fool's Day and information about how they celebrate the day. Explain which story you found funniest or most interesting.Create an April Fool's Day poem using information from the article and your own experiences.For elementary & middle school studentsRead this newspaper article, then make a list of the countries mentioned that celebrate … [Read more...]

NHD 2015: Leadership & Legacy Topic Ideas – The 1800s

Every year National History Day puts together a list of sample topic ideas. TPS-Barat went through that list and selected a subset of those topic ideas to create curated collections highlighting Library of Congress resources. All topic ideas are related to the 2015 NHD theme: Leadership & Legacy in History but the set below focuses on themes related to the 1800s. Links to more NHD follow this resource list.The Bloodless Revolution of 1800: John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and the Legacy of … [Read more...]