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National History Day: Breaking Barriers
This resource helps you through the 5 steps of Research for your National History Day Project.
Each year, more than 500,000 participate in the National History Day Project. You will create a project using an annual theme. This year it is Breaking Barriers in History. You will use primary and secondary sources to inform your the content of your projects.
You can chose the following formats for your project:
For more information about each project type, please click here or on the image.
5 Research Steps
Here is a step by step process for doing your research!
For more information, click here for National History Day 2020 Breaking Barriers in History [pdf file].
Every year National History Day® frames students’ research within a historical theme. The theme is chosen for the broad application to world, national, or state history and its relevance to ancient history or to the more recent past. The 2019-2020 theme is Breaking Barriers in History.