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Suggested Topics for 2016-2017 NHD Theme: TAKING A STAND IN HISTORY


These topics use resources available in the Special Collections Department at Iowa State University Library. Links are provided to online finding aids (where available) for collection descriptions and listings. For additional information about resources available for these and other topics, please contact the Special Collections Department. For more detailed information about this year's topic, please visit the National History Day website.


Atomic Energy/Manhattan Project:


    Khrushchev visits Iowa


    Hog cholera eradication

    Women’s Suffrage


    Other Topics of Interest:


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    Previous Year's Topics

    "Leadership and Legacy" (2014-2015)
    "Turning Points in History: People, Ideas, Events" (2012-2013)
    "Revolution, Reaction, Reform in History" (2011-2012)
    "Debate & Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures, Consequences" (2010-2011)
    "Innovation in History: Impact and Change" (2009-2010)
    "The Individual in History: Actions and Legacies" (2008-2009)
    "Conflict & Compromise in History" (2007-2008)
    "Triumph and Tragedy in History" (2006-2007)
    "Taking a Stand in History: People, Ideas, Events" (2005-2006)