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National History Day 2019-2020: Breaking Barriers in History: Home

This guide is to be used to prepare for the 2020 National History Day competition.

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Each year more than half a million students participate in the National History Day Contest. Students choose a historical topic related to the annual theme, and then conduct primary and secondary research. You will look through libraries, archives and museums, conduct oral history interviews, and visit historic sites. After you have analyzed and interpreted your sources, and have drawn a conclusion about the significance of your topic, you will then be able to present your work in one of five ways as a paper, an exhibit, a performance, a documentary, or a website.

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Maureen Olsen
Ms. Maureen Olsen, M.Ed.
Ralston Senior HIgh School
8969 Park Drive
Ralston, NE 68127

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The RHS Media Center is open school days from 7:40 a.m. until 3:45 p.m.