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National History Day was held June 10-14, 2012 at the University of Maryland
Senior Individual Website, NHD 1st place winner:
2012 National History Day results
2011 National finalist project examples:
(Example documentaries and performances will be posted later this summer)
Lukun Zhang, Kennedy's Kiddie Korps: Diplomacy by the Best and Brightest
Senior Individual Website, NHD 2nd place winner:
Anirudh Dasarathy, "The Kansas-Nebraksa Act: The Debate Over the Expansion of Slavery"
Senior Paper, NHD 2nd place winner:
Joan Thompson, "The Emperor Has No Clothes: How Hubris, Economics, Bad Timing, and Slavery Sank King Cotton Diplomacy with England"
Senior Paper, NHD 7th place:
Erik Bao,"Ping Pong Diplomacy: The Historic Opening of Sino-American Relations During the Nixon Administration"
Senior Individual Performance, NHD 10th place:
Hannah McCandless, (process paper and bibliography)"Podiums for Passion and Peace: The Story of Bernadette Devlin and Betty Williams"
Senior Group Website:
Sarah Dombroski and Nicole Miller, "Dropping the Bomb: Moral Debate"
Senior Group Website:
Miyah Grant, Erica Norris, and Jesus Cordova, "So Whose Choice Is It?"
Junior Group Website, NHD 6th place:
Joan Colleran and Sachi Gosain, "The Cuyahoga River Fire, How the Smallest Fire Sparked a National Debate on Clean Water"
Junior Group Website:
Clive Chan and Nate Calabrese , "The War of Currents: The Debate That Electrified America"
Junior Group Website:
Justin Mascarin, "The Treaty of Versailles: No Lasting Peace"
Junior Individual Website:
Kavya Ravichandran, "Heliocentrism: How the Debate Surrounding the Revolution of the Earth Revolutionized Science"
Junior Individual Performance, NHD 12th place:
Samantha Achauer, (process paper and bibliography)"Calamity at Kent State"
Junior Group Performance, NHD 10th place:
Max Freyberger and Danny Felton, (process paper and bibliography)"Prohibition: The Alcohol Debate"
Junior Group Exhibit:
Kirstin Burnette and Jayla Wolford,(process paper and bibliography) "Sell the Country! Why Not Sell the Air?: Tecumseh's Debates and Diplomacy to Unite the Indians and Save the Land"
Hannah Yahraus, "The Reykjavik Summit: A Warming Diplomacy Ushers in a New Hope in the Cold War"
Delegates attending nationals will recieve:
- Information regarding online registration
- Information on group travel to College Park
- A T-shirt to wear the NHD Awards Ceremony on June 19th
- Information about staying in the dorms
- A packet of buttons for trading at NHD
The National History Day in Ohio staff will also schedule time to meet with and consult students on their entries. Meetings are not required, but will help students understand the NHD process.
Senior Website Finalist: Lukun Zhang, The Pill:Birth of a New Woman
2011 National History Day Schedule:
June 13th: - Welcome Ceremony, Registration
NHD-OH will have a meeting in the dorm lounge
June 14th: - Junior Judging
A trip for Senior students
June 15th: - Senior Judging
A trip for Junior students
June 176h: - Senior Run-Offs
Trip to Washington D.C. to meet with Congressional Represenatives or Senators
NHD-OH pizza party and sign making
June 17th: - Awards Ceremony
2011 National History Day Results
2010 National History Day Results
2009 National History Day Results
2008 National History Day Results
2007 National History Day Results
2006 National History Day Results
2010 National finalist project examples:
To view the documentaries you will need to create a free account on TeacherTube .
Senior Paper Finalist: Aaron Goodman, "Strength in Numbers:The Treaty of Rome and the Economic Integration of Europe"
Senior Paper Finalist: Daniel Rickert, "The Hetch Hetchy Controversy: An Analysis of the First Fight to Protect America's Natural Resources and the Ensuing Impact"
Senior Individual Documentary: Elise Eiden,The Transistor"
View the process paper and bibliography here
Senior Group Documentary: Isaac Hoffman, Jacob Miller, Leo Katz,From Devastation to Exploration: the Impact of the V2 Rocket"
Junior Group Documentary: Peter Felton and Matthew Meister,The Roebling Suspension Bridge: An Impact on Engineering and a Change on the "Queen City"
View their process paper and bibliography here
Junior Website: Nathan Christian, Alan Freed and The Music of America
Junior Paper Finalist: Marissa Wierzbicki, "The Polio Vaccine: Freedom from Fear"