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The Black Hawk War, 1832

Learn about the 1832 conflict between the Sauk and Fox Indians and American troops that ended with the surrender of Black Hawk

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What to Know About Polio

Limping Through Life: A Farm Boy's Polio Memoir

Useful facts about polio and post-polio syndrome

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Vel Phillips

Discover the story of Vel Phillips, the first African American woman to become a judge in Wisconsin.

Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Chapter 7 supplemental materials to the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

NHD Competitions

Download forms for evaluating National History Day projects

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Mildred Fish-Harnack Part II

Historian, Activist and Author

Discover the history of historian, activist and author Mildred Fish-Harnack.

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Margarethe Schurze

Discover the history of Margethe Schurze, who created the United States' first kindergarten.

National History Day Research

Prepare your students for their research fieldtrip to the Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives

Whiteboard Files

Here are links to interactive whiteboard resources that align to each chapter of "Wisconsin: Our State, Our Story."

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Chief Oshkosh

Discover the history of Oshkosh, chief of the Menominee Indians.

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Joshua Glover

The Slave who Made a new Life for Himself

Discover the history of Joshua Glover, who escaped slavery and made a new life for himself.

Wisconsin in the Civil War: Camp Randall

Examine the experience of Confederate prisoners at Camp Randall through newspaper articles

Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Chapter 8 supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Learn to use primary source materials to teach students about the abolitionist movement in Wisconsin in the 1850s.

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Archaeology Activity Boxes

With our archaeology activity boxes, students will learn using the same tools and techniques employed by archaeologists.

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Kate Pelham Newcomb

Discover the history of Kate Pelham Newcomb, Wisconsin's most famous female doctor.

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Arthur Davidson and Bill Harley

Discover the history of Arthur Davidson and Bill Harley, the boys who built the world's most famous motorcycle company

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Belle Case La Follette

Discover the history of Belle Case La Follete, women's suffrage activist and wife of Bob La Follette.

Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Chapter 4 description and supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

See a list of historical highlights from Wisconsin history
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