Tim Bailey’s Top 10 Tools


 

This year’s National History Day theme is “Rights and Responsibilities.” Tim Bailey, the 2009 National History Teacher of the Year, has helped us to gather this short list of useful primary sources, videos, and a unique online exhibition to help you get started.

  1. Gilder Lehrman Collection 
    Slavery and Abolition in the Founding Era
  2. Gilder Lehrman Collection
    Anti-immigration sentiments in the mid-19th Century
  3. Gilder Lehrman Collection 
    War-time Pillaging
  4. Gilder Lehrman Collection
    Whiskey Rebellion
  5. Gilder Lehrman Collection 
    The NAACP
  6. Online Exhibition 
    Freedom Riders
  7. Video
    Gordon Wood on the Debate between Britain and the Americas
  8. Video
    Peter Onuf on Jefferson and American Freedom
  9. Video 
    Jacquelyn Dowd Hall on the Legacies of the Civil Rights Movement
  10. Video 
    Erika Lee on Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America
     

DO YOU HAVE A QUESTION ABOUT HOW TO USE THE GILDER LEHRMAN WEBSITE FOR YOUR NATIONAL HISTORY DAY PROJECT? FILL OUT THIS SHORT FORM TO LET US KNOW.