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History Day 2015

Resources for History Day

History Day 2015

Suggested resources to begin research for History Day 2015 Feb 20, 2015


The student topics this year are as follows:

March 6

The Newsboys Strike

Frederick the Great

Ronald Reagan

The Orphan Train

FDR the first US president to use the media to promote his policies with fireside chats 
The Red Cross
Nathan Hale
Mary Todd Lincoln an abolitionist 
Rosalind Franklin the woman who discovered the DNA code
Anne Frank
Henry Ford
Julia Child, the spy and the chef
The McDonald's franchise and the leader in fast food America 
Edwin Rommel German officer in charge of building the Atlantic Wall
Walt Disney
Feb 20

Memorial Middle School

  • Ella Grasso's Climb to Success
  • Elvis:The  Music Leader who changed an Industry
  • Theodore Roosevelt and the Creation of the National Park System
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Thomas Hopkins: The Leader in Educating the Deaf
  • Walt Disney World: The Leaders in Family Vacations
  • Gandhi: A Leading Influence on the American Civil Rights Movement
  • Lord Baden Powell
  • Nelson Mandella
  • Oliver Sacks
  • The Orphan Trains: The beginning of Social Welfare
  • Steven Hawkins
  • The Amistad
  • Steve Jobs and the Founding of Apple

Pomperaug Students

N.O.R.D. Leader in Orphan Drugs

Igor Sikorsky

Lucy Stone

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