October 17, 2018

NHD 2017: Taking a Stand – European History Topic Ideas

NHD 2017 European History Topics

These curated resource lists coincide with the order of the topic ideas listed in the NHD 2017 theme sample topics list. The links lead to resources accessed from the Library of Congress (LOC.gov) unless otherwise noted. Note: historic newspaper coverage is from 1789-1922. For additional European history resources and primary sources, we suggest European History Primary SourcesEuroDocs: Online Sources for European History, The European Library and EU screen.

Taking a Stand at Bosworth Field: Henry Tudor’s Triumph

Galileo’s Stand Against the Church

Standing Up to the Little Corporal: The Duke of Wellington’s Win at Waterloo

Kilmainham Gaol and Ireland’s Fight for Home Rule

Standing Against the Enemy: Sir Francis Drake at Cadiz

Standing Against the War: Siegfried Sassoon’s Use of Pacifist Poetry

Martin Luther: The Stand That Started the Reformation

The Easter Uprising: Taking a Stand for Freedom

A King Stands for Unity: King Henry IV and the Edict of Nantes

Lech Wałęsa’s Stand for Workers’ Rights: The Establishment of the Gdansk Agreement

The Pope Versus a King: Henry VIII’s Stand Against the Catholic Church

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