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Wisconsin State Symbols

Learn about Wisconsin state symbols

NHD Annual Theme

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

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'

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The Sinking of the Lucerne

Interactive Resource, Historical Essay, Slide Show

Learn about how the Lucerne sank in the Chequamegon Bay in 1886

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

Chapter 9 supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Classroom Materials for NHD

Introduce students to resources and research techniques with this Power Point and supporting worksheet.

from Tools for Teaching the History of Civil Rights in Milwaukee and the Nation (Madison, WI: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2015)

Classroom Material

Kate Pelham Newcomb

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

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'

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

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

Supplemental materials for Chapter 6 of the 4th-grade history textbook.

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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.

See a list of historical highlights from Wisconsin history

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

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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

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'

Chapter 10 supplemental materials for the 4th-grade 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.

Classroom Material

Archaeology Activity Boxes

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