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2022‒23 NHD Theme: “Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas”

The theme for the 2022‒23 History Day season is “Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas.” All projects competing at the Chicago Metro History Day regional contests must connect to this theme.

Are you a teacher looking for information about bringing History Day to your classroom? Visit our Educators page.

Explore the Theme

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

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