Educator Resources

National History Day Resources

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We support the year-long National History Day competition as an exciting way for students to study and learn about historical issues, ideas, people, and events at our locations around the country and online!

The National Archives is the nation's record keeper. We hold billions of primary sources. Many can be incorporated into NHD research and projects. Use the resources on this page to get started. Contact us if you need help.

National History Day 2025: Rights & Responsibilities in History

Learn about National History Day resources from the National Archives! Explore DocsTeach in support of your NHD project for this year's theme: Rights & Responsibilities in History.


2025 DocsTeach NHD

The DocsTeach National History Day Page

Explore primary sources and topics for the 2025 Rights & Responsibilities in History theme. Find teaching activities to get students thinking about debate and diplomacy.

DocsTeach is the online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives.

Learn about the digital collections available to students and teachers for this year's theme: Rights & Responsibilities in History.