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Conflict and Compromise: Religion in America (NHD @ the National Museum of American History)

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This collection includes objects and resources related to Religionin Early America. The many peoples who called early America home represented a great variety of spiritual traditions. Additional resources can be found by visiting the National Museum of American History's online exhibitions at AmericanHistory.si.eduand History Explorer at HistoryExplorer.si.edu

Each National History Day collection from the National Museum of American History includes selected resources to support NHD projects under the 2018 theme - Conflict and Compromise. #NHD2018. This collection is by no means comprehensive, but should be used as a place of inspiration for new projects or source of additional information for ones already in the works. 

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Engraved plate, Discovery of the New World

National Museum of American History

William Bradford Cup

National Museum of American History

Coffee Mill

National Museum of American History

Joseph Priestley

National Museum of American History

Communion Flagon

National Museum of American History

The History of the Holy Jesus

National Museum of American History

Hide Painting of St. Anthony, c. Early 1700s

National Museum of American History

Founding Fragments - New Mexico Hide Painting

National Museum of American History

Retablo

National Museum of American History

1847 Mary Hill's Album Quilt

National Museum of American History

1851 Ellen Calder's Presentation Quilt

National Museum of American History

Jar Made by "Dave"

National Museum of American History

Face Vessel

National Museum of American History

Antislavery Medallion

National Museum of American History

Plate 6. Quaker Guns, Centreville

National Museum of American History

Woman's Quaker Bonnet

National Museum of American History

Sunstone Capital

National Museum of American History

10 Dollar Coin, United States,1849 (Utah-Mormon)

National Museum of American History

Pewter Passover Seder Ceremony Plate

National Museum of American History

Torah Mantle

National Museum of American History

Engraved woodblock of an "Iroquois mask"

National Museum of American History

Creek War Flag

National Museum of American History

Religion in Early American Symposium

National Museum of American History

The lost sounds of religious history

National Museum of American History

Exploring religion in early American history

National Museum of American History