2021-22 NHD Theme: “Debate & Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures, Consequences”
The theme for the 2021-2022 History Fair season is “Debate & Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures, Consequences.” All projects competing at the Chicago Metro History Fair regional contests must connect to this theme.
Are you a teacher looking for information about participating in History Fair in your classroom? Visit our Educators page.
Explore the Theme
- Theme Narrative (PDF, excerpted from 2021-22 NHD Theme Book) to start thinking about the theme
- 2021-22 NHD Theme Book (PDF)
- Debate and Diplomacy in History Graphic organizer: “Escaping the Topic Maze”
- NHD Theme Webinar recording (coming soon)
- The NHD Theme Page has even more resources
- Chicago-related topics suggestions (coming soon)
Please note that there is no requirement for projects to relate to local (Chicago or Illinois) historical topics.