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U.S. History in Global Perspective - Chapter 9

 Martin Luther King and Malcom X waiting for press conference. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 

The Civil Rights Movement in Global Perspective

"What a Wonderful World"
Elizabeth Green, Pascagoula high School, Pascagoula, Mississippi
Level: High School
What a Wonderful World - Lesson

Educator Resources on the Web

Educator Resources

A list of online resources for history teachers and their History Day programs.

Lowell Milken Education Center

The Lowell Milken Education Center's website ( has project ideas, project outlines, contacts, and streaming video of former projects, many are NHD projects. The Center's cornerstone project is "Life in a Jar: The Irena Sendler Project," which was originally a NHD project. ( The Center works with schools around the world to teach respect and understanding among all people, through the development of history projects about unsung heroes whose actions promote these values. These student projects are in the form of performances, documentaries, exhibits, websites, or other creative ideas.