National History Day

Triumph & Tragedy in History

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Explore by the event, topic, or movement your National History Day project focuses on. 

Triumph & Tragedy

Women played an active role in American history. Explore some of the women and events that impacted our nation through triumph and tragedy. 


Explore all of the resource the National Women’s History Museum has created.  There are lesson plans, biographies, posters, primary sources, and more. You can search by topic, theme, or resource type. 

Check Out Past Projects!

A National History Day documentary by Mia Lazar, Blacksburg High School. Winner of the Women's History prize in the senior division, 2018. 
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When Compromise is Unacceptable

A National History Day performance by Catherine Boyette, Grace Amantea, and Laura Shelton, Henderson Middle School. The performance won the Women's History prize in 2018.
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The 1977 National Women's Conference

A National History Day documentary by Parker Beverly, Pensacola High School, 2017. 
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Margaret Chase Smith