NHD 2023 – Frontiers in History: People Resource Sets

The 2023 National History Day theme is Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas. People from all walks of live have pushed frontier boundaries by thinking outside the box and taking action. While considering topics for history fair projects, keep the following questions from the NHD 2023 themebook in mind.

  • What factors contributed to the development of a frontier?
  • Why did the frontier emerge?
  • How did the frontier change?
  • When did it cease to be a frontier?
  • What impact did the frontier have on the people who experienced it, and how did they affect it?