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2021-22 NHD Theme: “Debate & Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures, Consequences”

The theme for the 2021-2022 History Day season is “Debate & Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures, Consequences.” All projects competing at the Chicago Metro History Day regional contests must connect to this theme.

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Please note that there is no requirement for projects to relate to local (Chicago or Illinois) historical topics.

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