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  • Compact History of Humankind

    A Compact History of Humankind: The History of the World in Big Eras

    This volume is a companion reader to the free lessons available on the "World History for Us All" Website

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  • SoHDA

    School of History and Dramatic Arts (SoHDA)

    NCHS is the Commuity Partner for SoDHA in northeast Los Angeles, providing undergraduate interns and graduate student support for History Day Projects.

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  • Friends of NCHS

    The Case for Giving

    K-12 teachers and students around the country benefit from NCHS work.

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  • National Standards for History

    National Standards for History

    NCHS is the home of the national history standards for content and historical thinking.

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  • Lessons

    Standards-Aligned Teaching Units
    NCHS primary source-based lesson units guide students to think like historians.

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Current Events in Historical Context


May 26, 2014

An occasional series of free lesson plans by California History-Social Science Project

Summer 2014 Teacher Programs


May 25, 2014

UCLA History-Geography Project has openings left in several of their summer programs.

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Events Calendar

Nov 17, 2014 - Nov 24, 2014

First Freedom Student Competition

The First Freedom Student Competition is a first-semester national essay and video contest for high school students.

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