May 16, 2022

NHD 2015: CMHEC Topic Ideas – Power, Authority & Governance and Reform & Social Justice

Last Updated on August 3, 2021


Below you will find Library of Congress resources curated by TPS-Barat that relate to National History Day 2015 topic ideas from the Chicago Metro History Education Center. This set specifically focuses on power, authority, & governance and reform & social justice but all topic ideas are related to the 2015 NHD theme: Leadership & Legacy in History. More CMHEC topics will be referenced in subsequent posts.

Power, Authority & Governance and Reform & Social Justice

NOTE: historical newspaper coverage is from 1836-1922

Jane Addams, the Women’s Peace Party and the Hague Conference

Grace Abbott and the Immigrant Protective League

Alliance to End Repression and the Red Squad: Leading to First Amendment Rights

Legacy of Dewey Defeats Truman

Clarence Darrow (capital punishment or crime or immigration, first amendment)

Restorative Justice, Crime and the Legacy of Clarence Darrow

The Rosenwald Legacy: Racial Progress, Giving Away a Fortune

The Struggle for Japanese-American Reparations

Roosevelt, Conventions and the Third-Term Question

Civilian Conservation Corps in Chicago and Illinois

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