The Annual Theme<br />
Types of Projects <br />Historical Exhibit<br />Historical Documentary <br />Historical Performance (may be a group)<br />...
The Annual Theme<br />Annual theme applies to everyone<br />Topics must connect to annual theme<br />Think about it: How d...
Revolution<br />Define: Revolution<br />Revolution: Overthrow of one government and replacement with another. Dramatic and...
Reaction<br />Define: Reaction<br /><ul><li>Reaction: Response. Reactions can be words, actions, or changes in a way of th...
Reform<br />Define: Reform<br /><ul><li>Reform: To change.
Remember: Not all reforms were positive for everyone involved. The impact of a reform may change over time.</li></ul>WHS I...
Revolution, Reaction, Reform<br />The ideas of revolution, reaction, and reform work together<br />Look for connections to...
In History<br />You need to look at the significance of your topic over time<br />Topics should not be current events<br /...
Selecting a Topic<br />One of the most important decisions you’ll make for National History Day!<br />
HUGE Variety of Possible Topics<br />Brainstorm! Don’t stop with just your first idea. <br />Revolution, reaction, and ref...
Sample Topics<br />These topics are not the only ones out there<br />Just a few ideas from many areas of history<br />Wher...
Narrowing Topics<br />Take a big idea and narrow it to a manageable size for National History Day<br />
Science and Technology<br />WHS Image ID: 2343<br />WHS Image ID: 8530<br />Cyrus McCormick Revolutionizes Agriculture<br ...
Social Issues<br />WHS Image ID: 45437<br />WHS Image ID: 54625<br />Ada Deer and Menominee Tribal Restoration<br />Child ...
Communication<br />Harper’s Weekly October21, 1871<br />The Political Cartoons of Thomas Nast<br />
Education<br />6<br />The Little Rock Nine and School Desegregation<br />
Arts, Literature & Music<br />WHS Image ID: 3855<br />WHS Image ID: 41270<br />Frank Lloyd Wright and Organic Architecture...
Labor Movement<br />WHS Image ID: 2038<br />Cornell University<br />The Milk Strikes and the Great Depression<br />The Tri...
Environment<br />NOAA<br />WHS Image ID: 48103<br />Gaylord Nelson and Earth Day<br />Rachel Carson and Silent Spring<br />
Famous People<br />WHS Image ID: 23664<br />WHS Image ID: 48220<br />Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation<br ...
Military History & Wartime<br />Library of Congress: LC-USZ62-24654<br />WHS Image ID: 64627<br />Manitowoc Submarines and...
Agriculture<br />Stephen Babcock: WHS Image ID: 5585<br />Patent for Cotton Gin: National Archives<br />Stephen Babcock an...
Politics and Government<br />WHS Image ID: 5587<br />Library of Congress: LC-USZC4-1582<br />Fighting Bob’s Progressive Re...
Social Issues<br />Library of Congress: LC-DIG-ds-00180<br />Alice Paul and the Women’s Suffrage Movement<br />
Transportation<br />Library of Congress: LC-D420-2659<br />WHS Image ID: 2544<br />Henry Ford and the Assembly Line<br />H...
Women in History <br />The Nation’s First Settlement House: Hull House in Chicago <br />
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Theme 2012

  1. 1. The Annual Theme<br />
  2. 2. Types of Projects <br />Historical Exhibit<br />Historical Documentary <br />Historical Performance (may be a group)<br />Historical Paper<br />Historical Web Site<br />
  3. 3. The Annual Theme<br />Annual theme applies to everyone<br />Topics must connect to annual theme<br />Think about it: How does the theme connect to the argument that you are making about your topic?<br />
  4. 4. Revolution<br />Define: Revolution<br />Revolution: Overthrow of one government and replacement with another. Dramatic and wide-reaching change.<br /> WHS Image ID: 2038<br />WHS Image ID: 84494<br />
  5. 5. Reaction<br />Define: Reaction<br /><ul><li>Reaction: Response. Reactions can be words, actions, or changes in a way of thinking.</li></ul>WHS Image ID: 32538<br />
  6. 6. Reform<br />Define: Reform<br /><ul><li>Reform: To change.
  7. 7. Remember: Not all reforms were positive for everyone involved. The impact of a reform may change over time.</li></ul>WHS Image ID: 5587<br />
  8. 8. Revolution, Reaction, Reform<br />The ideas of revolution, reaction, and reform work together<br />Look for connections to all three aspects of the theme in your topic<br />All three theme words do not need to be equally addressed in your project<br />
  9. 9. In History<br />You need to look at the significance of your topic over time<br />Topics should not be current events<br />In general, try to base topics on events that took place at least 20 years ago<br />WHS Image ID: 41644<br />
  10. 10. Selecting a Topic<br />One of the most important decisions you’ll make for National History Day!<br />
  11. 11. HUGE Variety of Possible Topics<br />Brainstorm! Don’t stop with just your first idea. <br />Revolution, reaction, and reform can be found in all areas of history<br />Think about the relationship between the topic and the events that came before and after it:<br />Why did it happen?<br />What impact did it have?<br />
  12. 12. Sample Topics<br />These topics are not the only ones out there<br />Just a few ideas from many areas of history<br />Where can you find more ideas?<br />Think about your interests<br />Talk to your teacher, parents, classmates<br />Look through your textbook<br />Visit the library or a museum<br />
  13. 13. Narrowing Topics<br />Take a big idea and narrow it to a manageable size for National History Day<br />
  14. 14. Science and Technology<br />WHS Image ID: 2343<br />WHS Image ID: 8530<br />Cyrus McCormick Revolutionizes Agriculture<br />Polio, the Vaccine, and the March of Dimes<br />
  15. 15. Social Issues<br />WHS Image ID: 45437<br />WHS Image ID: 54625<br />Ada Deer and Menominee Tribal Restoration<br />Child Labor during the Industrial Revolution<br />
  16. 16. Communication<br />Harper’s Weekly October21, 1871<br />The Political Cartoons of Thomas Nast<br />
  17. 17. Education<br />6<br />The Little Rock Nine and School Desegregation<br />
  18. 18. Arts, Literature & Music<br />WHS Image ID: 3855<br />WHS Image ID: 41270<br />Frank Lloyd Wright and Organic Architecture<br />WHS Image ID: 1921<br />Les Paul and the Electric Guitar<br />
  19. 19. Labor Movement<br />WHS Image ID: 2038<br />Cornell University<br />The Milk Strikes and the Great Depression<br />The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire and Workers’ Safety<br />
  20. 20. Environment<br />NOAA<br />WHS Image ID: 48103<br />Gaylord Nelson and Earth Day<br />Rachel Carson and Silent Spring<br />
  21. 21. Famous People<br />WHS Image ID: 23664<br />WHS Image ID: 48220<br />Abraham Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation<br />Joseph McCarthy’s Campaign Against Communism<br />
  22. 22. Military History & Wartime<br />Library of Congress: LC-USZ62-24654<br />WHS Image ID: 64627<br />Manitowoc Submarines and World War II<br />Japanese American Internment During World War II<br />
  23. 23. Agriculture<br />Stephen Babcock: WHS Image ID: 5585<br />Patent for Cotton Gin: National Archives<br />Stephen Babcock and the Butterfat Tester<br />Eli Whitney's Cotton Gin<br />
  24. 24. Politics and Government<br />WHS Image ID: 5587<br />Library of Congress: LC-USZC4-1582<br />Fighting Bob’s Progressive Reforms<br />The Boston Tea Party<br />
  25. 25. Social Issues<br />Library of Congress: LC-DIG-ds-00180<br />Alice Paul and the Women’s Suffrage Movement<br />
  26. 26. Transportation<br />Library of Congress: LC-D420-2659<br />WHS Image ID: 2544<br />Henry Ford and the Assembly Line<br />Harley-DavidsonMotorcycles<br />
  27. 27. Women in History <br />The Nation’s First Settlement House: Hull House in Chicago <br />
  28. 28. Pop Culture<br />Library of Congress: LC-USZ6-2067 <br />WHS Image ID: 81759<br />The Green Bay Packers<br />Elvis Presley<br />

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