National History Day 2022: Debate & Diplomacy

Members of Congress strike poses, wave their fists, and play to the visitors in the galleries in one of the many debates over how to solve the economic crises of the 1890s./tiles/non-collection/n/nhd_debate.xml Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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Members of Congress strike poses, wave their fists, and play to the visitors in the galleries in one of the many debates over how to solve the economic crises of the 1890s.

This year’s National History Day theme is Debate & Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures, Consequences. Use these resources—pulled from different sections of our website—to get a start on your project. Behind every bill is hours of formal and informal debate worthy of a National History Day project.

For a deeper dive into the debates of the House, researchers can access digital copies of the Congressional Record from the Government Publishing Office website. Explore more primary sources in Records Search. Happy researching!