• Using Historic Digital Newspapers for National History Day

    Created August 15, 2013
    National History Day

    In this lesson, students will examine a preselected set of newspaper articles drawn from the Chronicling America website. They will determine the right each article illustrates and the responsibility that comes with that right.

    President Truman orders desegregation of military forces

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    Repeats every year until Thu Jul 26 2035 .
    July 26, 2013
    July 26, 2014
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    July 26, 2035
    Event Date Display: 
    July 26, 1948
    Priority: 
    1

    Abraham Lincoln nominated by Republican Party for President

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    Repeats every year until Fri May 18 2035 .
    May 18, 2013
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    May 18, 2035
    Event Date Display: 
    May 18, 1860
    Priority: 
    1

    Theodore Roosevelt gives New Nationalism Speech

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    Repeats every year until Fri Aug 31 2035 .
    August 31, 2013
    August 31, 2014
    August 31, 2015
    August 31, 2016
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    August 31, 2035
    Event Date Display: 
    August 31, 1912
    Priority: 
    1

    Malcolm X, African American activist, born

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    Repeats every year until Sat May 19 2035 .
    May 19, 2013
    May 19, 2014
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    Event Date Display: 
    May 19, 1926
    Priority: 
    1

    The Freedom Riders leave Washington, D.C., to challenge segregation laws

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    Repeats every year until Fri May 04 2035 .
    May 4, 2013
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    Event Date Display: 
    May 4, 1961
    Priority: 
    1

    Martin Luther King publishes his Letter from a Birmingham Jail

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    Repeats every year until Mon Apr 16 2035 .
    April 16, 2013
    April 16, 2014
    April 16, 2015
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    Event Date Display: 
    April 16, 1963

    Lousiana Purchase Treaty signed

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    Repeats every year until Mon Apr 30 2035 .
    April 30, 2013
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    April 30, 2035
    Event Date Display: 
    April 30, 1803

    Dr. Martin Luther King delivers last speech "I've Been to the Mountaintop"

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    Repeats every year until Tue Apr 03 2035 .
    April 3, 2012
    April 3, 2013
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    Event Date Display: 
    April 3, 1968

    The 15th amendment to the Constitution, giving black men the right to vote, declared in effect

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    Repeats every year until Fri Mar 30 2035 .
    March 30, 2013
    March 30, 2014
    March 30, 2015
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    Event Date Display: 
    March 30, 1870