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Get Ready for National History Day!

Exploration, Encounter, Exchange in History

Teaching Activities Related to Exploration, Encounter, Exchange

Primary Sources for National History Day Topics

Use this special DocsTeach page from the National Archives to help your students prepare for NHD 2016. Choose teaching activities to get them thinking about exploration, encounter, and exchange. Share primary sources for possible NHD topics.

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Visit the National History Day Home Page.