Virtual 2021 Resources

2022 Student Videos
Teacher Professional Development
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2022 Student Videos

National History Day

2022 Theme Introduction Video
Historical Argumentation for Students


The Association for Diplomatic Studies & Training

National History Day 2021: ADST
Navigating and Searching the ADST Digital Collections

Visit adst.org to search their digital collections.
Explore 800 moments in diplomatic history.

The Better Angels Society

Diplomacy through Humanitarian Aid

David Rumsey Map Collection & Stanford Map Libraries & Education

Mapsolutely! for NHD Students

To discover more, visit Maps! NHD Edition.

International Spy Museum

Get Ready for NHD 2022 with the International Spy Museum

Visit the International Spy Museum's NHD page.

National Archives and Records Administration

Get Ready for NHD 2022 with the National Archives and Records Administration

Looking for more NHD inspiration? The National Archives and Records Administration curates their own National History Day page. Visit NARA's NHD page to start researching.

National Endowment for the Humanities

EDSITEment Resources

Working on your NHD project? Check out the Ask an NEH Expert series!

National Museum of American Diplomacy

Diplomacy Classroom: The Iran Hostages' Homecoming

National Museum of the American Indian

Resources from the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian

Explore NMAI's accompanying Learning Lab on Diplomacy, Debate, and the American Indian Removal Act of 1830.

National Park Service

Exploring History in the National Park Service

Explore the NPS's Best Practices for History.
Visit Research and Education at the National Park Service.

The White House Historical Association

2022 NHD Theme & Resources from White House Historical Association

Explore WHHA's Digital Library and Educational Resources page.
Visit the NHD Resources page at The White House Historical Association's website.

Teacher Professional Development

A Historian's Perspective: Serena Zabin

American Revolution and a More Perfect Union Through Debate and Diplomacy

Museum of the American Revolution

Objects, Centered: A Museum Educator's Look at Debate and Diplomacy in America

National Endowment for the Humanities

Building a More Perfect Union
The Papers of the War Department

Debate and Diplomacy During the Early Republic

National Museum of African American History & Culture

Debate & Diplomacy in History: A Professional Development Experience for NHD with NMAAHC

National Museum of American Diplomacy

What is Diplomacy?

What is Diplomacy? Slides (PDF)

What is Diplomacy? Transcript (PDF)

Teacher Coffee Break

Debate and Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures, Consequences
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