The Battle of Homestead Foundation welcomes students and teachers who may be interested in using the story of the 1892 battle with this year’s NHD theme of
Triumph & Tragedy in History.
Feel free to explore our website for research and consider a visit to the Pump House as a Primary Source for your project. Below is a short fact sheet for you to download and print out, Also, feel free to email us at email@example.com if you have any questions.
But first, we want to tell about a success story from this past year’s competition!
Here’s some information about using the Battle of Homestead for your 2019 project:The Battle of Homestead NHD
Here’s our downloadable narrative about the Battle:
Making a theme connection:Theme_MN_2019
Thinkspot.org has a great site dealing with Writing Your Thesis Statement. “In the following activities, you will learn how to develop an argument, or thesis statement. The thesis statement is the basis of your research project and explains why a historical person or event is important. You will also learn how to write your thesis statement so that it answers the questions, “Who? What? Where? When? Why does it matter?” Click Here for more information!
Visiting an historical site is considered a Primary Source and that’s important to the Battle of Homestead! You can come to the Pump House in Homestead, PA and tour the site of the 1892 conflict.
Primary? Secondary? Here’s a great video to explain the difference:
Here’s the NHD primer: https://www.nhd.org/how-enter-contest