September 22, 2018

NHD 2015: Leadership & Legacy Topic Ideas – Early America

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Every year National History Day puts together a list of sample topic ideas. TPS-Barat went through that list and selected a subset of those topic ideas to create curated collections highlighting Library of Congress resources. All topic ideas are related to the 2015 NHD theme: Leadership & Legacy in History but the set below focuses on themes related to Early America. Links to more NHD follow this resource list.

Bacon’s Rebellion and the Growth of Slavery in Colonial Virginia

Leading Higher Education in America: Harvard, Yale, and William & Mary

Benjamin Franklin and the Library Company of Philadelphia: A New Intellectual Nation

Cato and the Legacy of the Stono Rebellion

George Whitefield and the Great Awakening: Preaching Christianity to America’s Slaves

Thomas Paine’s Revolutionary Writings

George Washington: Leading the US to Independence

Drawing Boundaries: Thomas Jefferson’s Land Ordinances and the Settling of the American West

More National History Day resources

NHD 2015: Preparing for National History Day

NHD 2015: Free Primary Source Primer PD

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

NHD 2015: CMHEC Topic Ideas – Economics, Science, Art, Architecture & Design

NHD 2015: CMHEC Topic Ideas – Women and Civil Rights

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