What is the NHD theme for 2022?
Each year, National History Day® frames students’ research within a historical theme. The theme is chosen for broad application to world, national, or state history and its relevance to ancient history or to the more recent past. The 2021-2022 theme is Debate & Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures, Consequences.
When did National History Day begin?
1974National History Day / Founded
On May 11, 1974, 127 students from middle and high schools in the greater Cleveland area gathered on the campus of Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) in Cleveland, Ohio, to compete in a contest called History Day.
Why did National History Day start?
National History Day started as a small contest in Cleveland in 1974. Members of the history department at Case Western Reserve University developed the initial idea for a history contest to make teaching and learning history a fun and exciting experience. Students gathered on campus to devote one day to history.
Who was that invented History Day?
David Van Tassel
The brainchild of the late David Van Tassel, a Case Western Reserve University history professor, History Day got its start in 1974 in Cleveland with 129 high school students.
What is the NHD theme for 2020?
Breaking Barriers in History
Through documentaries, exhibits, papers, performances, and websites, students presented research projects addressing topics related to the 2020 NHD theme, Breaking Barriers in History. “To make it to the National Contest in a normal year is a remarkable achievement,” said NHD Executive Director Dr.
What is National History Day in Iowa?
National History Day in Iowa is dedicated to creating a positive environment for all participants to showcase their work and receive feedback on their projects from judges at local and state contests, with top students advancing to the National Contest at the University of Maryland at College Park.
How to contact National History Day in Iowa 2022?
(515) 725-0506 [email protected] National History Day in Iowa 2022 Topics Theme Description: Debate & Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures, Consequences Some topics might be stories of debate and diplomacy, while others might cover debate with little diplomatic eﬀort or diplomacy without debate.
What is the National History Day program?
The National History Day program includes a progressive contest cycle open to students in grades 6-12 beginning with the district contests from February – April, state contest in April and national contest in June.
What is the history of the Iowa labor movement?
1947 – Thousands of Iowa workers demonstrate at state capitol on April 22 to protest anti-labor legislation 1970 – Teacher Strike in Keokuk (jump started labor movement in Iowa – Janet Fife-LaFrenz)