National History Day - National History Day students will dive into a topic based on the theme, Triumph & Tragedy in History. You will ask questions about time, place and context, cause and effect, change over time, and impact and significance. You must consider not only when and where events happened, but also why they occurred, and what factors contributed to their development. You will describe your topic and then further develop it drawing conclusions about how the topic influenced and was influenced by people ideas or events. You will finish your study with a final product in the form of a documentary, exhibit, paper, performance OR website. You are the guide to your learning. Ideas for topic could include: US History, European History, and World History covering Salem Witch Trials, Nazi Art Looting During WW II, Litlle Rock Nine: Triumph & Tragedy of Integration, Galileo: The Tragic Consequesnces of Triumph in the Skies, Cultural Revolution in China, Joseph Stalin and the Purge of russia, and Alexander the Great: Personal Triumph and Tradegy.