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Project Help

  • History Day Project Samples
    From the Harry S. Truman Library in Missouri. Take a look at other students' work and get an idea what a winning project looks like
  • History Day FAQ - Primary Sources
    Find out what makes a primary source and why. Get answers to other questions about History Day. From the Pennsylvania chapter of National History Day
  • National History Day and Archives
    A special toolkit from the Society of American Archivists helps you look at how to visit and use archives all over to enhance your History Day project.
  • Taking a Stand in History
    This year’s theme is Taking a Stand in History. The intentional selection of the theme for NHD is to provide an opportunity for students to push past the antiquated view of history as mere facts and dates and drill down into historical content to develop perspective and understanding.

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APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences.

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Useful Books

Cover Art
Fight in the Fields - Susan Ferriss; Ricardo Sandoval
Call Number: 331.88/CHAVEZ
ISBN: 9780156005982
Publication Date: 1998-04-15

Super Chief - Bernard Schwartz
Call Number: 921/WARREN
ISBN: 9780814778265
Publication Date: 1984-07-01

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A Political Companion to John Steinbeck - Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh (Editor); Simon Stow (Editor)
Call Number: 959.704/POL
ISBN: 9780813142029
Publication Date: 2013-05-29

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I Am Malala - Malala Yousafzai; Christina Lamb (As told to)
Call Number: 371.822/YOUSAFZAI
ISBN: 9780316322423
Publication Date: 2015-06-02

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Sophie Scholl and the White Rose - Annette Dumbach; Jud Newborn; Studs Terkel (Foreword by)
Call Number: 943.086/DUM
ISBN: 9781851685363
Publication Date: 2007-09-01

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Nelson Mandela - Mary Benson
Call Number: 968.05/BEN
ISBN: 9780393312812
Publication Date: 1994-11-17

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Gandhi - Rajmohan Gandhi
ISBN: 9780520255708
Publication Date: 2008-03-10

 

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