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LISTED BELOW ARE suggested GENERAL CATEGORIES
ALIGNED WITH GRADE CURRICULUM.

SURVEY THE GENERAL CATEGORIES BELOW.
REVIEW AT LEAST 3
THAT MAY INTEREST YOU,
THEN ADAPT  TO THIS YEAR'S THEME WHICH IS

 "TAKING A STAND." 

TO CREATE YOUR TOPIC.

Ex.
 Category = The Persian Empire
Topic - "The Spartans take a stand to defend their Freedom"  
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2017 Grade 6 History Day CATEGORIES 
1. How Technology affected Lives of Early People
2. How the Ice Age affected Movements of Early People
3. The Mystery of Catul Hayuk
4. Father Abraham
5. Hieroglyphics -
6. Sumerian Cuneiform -
7. Sargon of Akkad -
8. Hammurabi -
9. The Hittites & the Kassites -
10. The Assyrian Empire -
11. The Development of the Egyptian Calendar
12. The Rosetta stone -
13. The Harappans of the Indus River Valley -
14. The Egyptian Annexation -
15. Legendary Emperor - Shi Huang Di -
16. How did the Olmec culture of Mesoamerica spread? -
17. The Ten Commandments -
18. The Jewish Diaspora -
19. The Phoenicians -
20. The Persian Empire -
21. The Enlightenment of Ashoka -
22. The Gupta Empire -
23. Confucianism -
24. The Minoan Culture -
25. The Trojan Culture -
26. Aristotle & Socrates -
27. Alexander the Great -
28. The Greek Influence on the Etruscans -
29. The Greek Influence on the Romans -
30..The Origin & Spread of Christianity -


2017 Grade 7 History Day CATEGORIES
1. Global Warming - separating Fact from Fiction
2. Narragansett Bay -
3. Mercator & his Map -
4. The Navajo -
5. Crossing the Bering Strait -
6. The Mound Builders -
7. The Anasazi -
8. The Intuits -
9. The Apaches -
10. The Natchez -
11. The Iroquois -
12. The Narragansett -
13. Roger Williams -
14. The Wampanoag -
15. The Mayas -
16. The Aztecs -
17. the Incas -
18. The Quakers -
19. The Mormons -
20. The Columbian Exchange
21. The Crusades -
22. The Renaissance -
23. Johannes Gutenberg -
24. Prince Henry the Navigator -
25. Magellan -
26. Vasco da Gama -
27. Balboa -
28. Bartolome de las Casas -
29. The Author of "Amazing Grace" -
30. The Middle Passage -
31. The Jesuit Missionaries -
32. The Father of the Waters ( The Great Mississippi River)
33. Jamestown Colony (Virginia) -
34. The Pilgrims -
35. Jonathan Edwards & the Great Awakening -
36. Isaac Newton & the Age of Reason -
37. Benjamin Franklin (a Man for all Seasons) -
38. The Huron & the Iroquois - (choosing sides) 
39. The Proclamation of 1763 (no colonies beyond this line)
40. Daniel Boone -
41. Patrick Henry -
42. Thomas Paine' s "Common Sense" -
43. The Battle of Bunker Hill
44. The Battle of Lexington -
45. The Declaration of Independence -
46. The French Allies in the American Revolution -
47. Transcendentalism of Emerson & Thoreau -
48. Sequoyah & the Cherokee Alphabet -
49. Chief Red Jacket & Washington's Silver Medal -
50. Lewis & Clark -
51. The Triangular Trade -
52. Benjamin Banneker (self-taught former slave - surveyor of our Capitol)

53. Mary Jemison (Captured by the Seneca; Eyewitness to History)

54. Roger Williams (Defender Freedom of Religious  - founder of Rhode Island)

55. Samuel Gorton (the Turbulent Troublemaker - founder of Warwick)

56. Mary Dyer (Martyr for Religious Freedom 

57. Anne Hutchinson (Rhode Island Hero)

58. Deborah Sampson (American Revolutionary War Soldier)

60.  Warwick Natives  - The Budlongs in King Philip's War

61. Warwick Native - General Nathanael Greene - the Man who saved the Country

62. George Washington and the Battle of Trenton

63. The Dorr Rebellion (R.I.)

64. The burning of the Gaspee  (R.I.)





 2017 Grade 8 History Day CATEGORIES
1. Manifest Destiny -
2. Oregon Country -
3. Narcissa Whitman -
4. James Beckwourth -
5. Marie Dorion (the original survivor )
6. Texas Americans conflict with Mexico - Sam Houston
7. William Becknell & the Santa Fe Trail -
8. Father Juipero Serra -
9. The Mexican War -
10. Joseph Smith & the Mormons -
11. Lewis & Clark -
12. "There's Gold in them thar' Fields" - Sutter's Mill -
13. Chinese Americans -
14. Elias Howe & the Sewing Machine -
15. John Deere & his Plow -
16. Eli Whitney's Cotton Gin -
17. Samuel Morse & the Telegaph -
18. John Griffith's  1st American Yankee Clipper -
19. The Iron Horse -
20. Trade Unions -
21. Sarah Bagley & Labor Reform -
22. John Russworm & The Freedom Journal -
23. The Cotton Kingdom -
24. William Gregg's Vision ( the Southern Cotton Factory)
25. The Slave Codes -
26. Nat Turner's Slave Rebellion 
27. Charles Grandison & the 2nd Great Awakening -
28. The Temperance Movement - Carrie Nation

29. Horace Mann  (Pioneer for better Schools)
30. Prudence Crandall (Crusader for African-American Schools) -
31. The American Colonization Society -
32. The vision of Laur Bridgman (1st deaf & blind student to receive a formal education) -
33. Thomas Gaullaudet ("Can you hear me now?" - founder of 1st school for the deaf) 
34. William Lloyd garrison & The Liberator -
35. The Grimke Sisters -
36. Harriet Tubman & the Underground Railroad -
37. Sojourner Truth -
38. Susan B. Anthony & the Women's Rights Movement - 
39. Emma Willard (studying "men's" subjects)
40. Elizabeth Blackwell ("What's up, Doc!")
41. American Story-tellers create our own Legends (Cooper, Thoreau, Emerson, Whitman, Dickenson)
42. The Missouri Compromise -
43.Clay vs. Calhoun -
44. The Lincoln - Douglas debates -
45. The Fugitive Slave Law of 1850 - 
46. Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin
47. The Kansas/ Nebraska Act -
48. The Dred Scott Decision -
49. Abolitionist John Brown -
50. Californian Frontiersman John Fremont -
51. Fort Sumter Divides a Nation -
52.General Robert E. Lee (Lincoln's 1st choice)  -
53. The Clash of the Ironclads -
54. The Battle of Bull Run -
56. The Emancipation Proclamation & the 13th Amendment -
57. The Heroes of the 54th  Massachusetts Regiment -
58. Clara Barton & the Red Cross -
59 The Union's Civil War Draft Law & Habeas Corpus -
60. The Enigma of Ulysses s Grant -

61. Anthony Benezet (Pioneer Abolitionist)

62. The Quakers (Progressives ahead of their Time)

63 The Free African Union Society & the Providence African Society

64. Women's Rights Pioneer - Elizabeth Cady Stanton

65. Women's Rights Pioneer - Susan B. Anthony

66. Warwick Native George Sears Greene - Civil War Hero