Sinai in Saudi Arabia? But the few Westerners who have visited the highly restricted area in the highly restricted Islamic kingdom insist that seeing is believing.
The second major round of history fair competition judging is over. Young historians earned first, second, third and honorable mention medals. The top two winners in each category now have their eyes on the state event. At the third level of competition, students that place first and second will advance to National History Day.
Each year, the national event takes place in June at the University of Maryland. The goal is that students develop an understanding of people and societies. Students learn to dig deeper into historical content to develop perspective and understanding.
There is research to back the value of taking part in history fairs. It concludes that students who take part do well in school.
The study shows that NHD students perform better on high-stakes tests. They develop into better writers as well as more confident and capable researchers. Students also develop a more mature perspective on current events. They also have higher civic engagement than their peers. Other skills gained include collaboration, time management and perseverance.
Not only do they do better in social studies, but in reading, science and math as well. NHD students are better writers, who write with a purpose and real voice. They collect solid evidence to support their point of view. NHD students are critical thinkers who can digest, analyze and synthesize information.
As for the regional winners, they are not sitting around. They are busy polishing their projects for the state contest. Each year, more than 60, Texas students compete. Across the country, more thantake part in state contests.U.S. Navy | Official Pinterest account of the U.S.
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Note: Discussion this past fall of my book THE DECISION TO USE THE ATOMIC BOMB, and of a review by John Bonnett, generated extended and often emotional comment. The crew aboard the sloop of war Ranger hoist the first Stars and Stripes flag on board a Continental warship at Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
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Introduction. The literature of war has existed since the first literary texts were written. Scholars have been quick to acknowledge that war is a dominant force in the works of the three earliest cultures: the Greeks, the Romans, and the Hebrews.