Debate & Diplomacy in History
Each year, National History Day® frames students’ research within a historical theme. The theme is chosen for broad application to world, national, or state history and its relevance to ancient history or to the more recent past. The 2021-2022 theme is Debate & Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures, Consequences.
2022 Theme Introduction Video
2022 Theme Graphic Organizer Walkthrough Video
2022 Theme Webinar
Coming in August 2021!
What is Diplomacy?
Looking to help students build strong historical argumentation skills? Watch our Spring 2021 Historical Argumentation webinar series. Sponsored by the Library of Congress, the series includes strategies, primary sources, and other materials that focus on the skills of historical argumentation. Teachers will develop strategies to help their students think like a historian and develop a solid historical argument.