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

See a list of historical highlights from Wisconsin history

NHD Annual Theme

Introduce your students to sample topics connected to the 2015 NHD annual theme.

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

Chapter 12 supplemental materials for the 4th-grade texbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

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

Supplemental materials for Chapter 3 of our 4th-grade history textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Classroom Materials for NHD

This official NHD contest rule book outlines the program and category rules for participating students, teachers and judges.

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

Chapter 5 supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Wisconsin in the Civil War: Camp Randall

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

Download the 'Thinking Like A Historian' poster for your classroom.

Classroom Material

Archaeology Activity Boxes

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

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'

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'

Introduce students to Freedom Summer with this overview of key events. Each slide contains images of original documents and notes to help guide discussion

Learn about life on the frontier in Wisconsin in 1851, as recounted in guides designed to attract immigrants to the state from Europe.

NHD Competitions

Download forms for evaluating National History Day projects

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

Chapter 11 supplemental materials for the 4th grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State, Our Story'

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'

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

Supplemental materials for Chapter 2 of the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Wisconsin and the Civil War: Camp Randall

Use the letters of Civil War solders to take a closer look at Camp Randall and Wisconsin's role in the Civil War

Classroom Material

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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