SPECIAL TOPICS IN HISTORY – RESEARCH TOPIC IDEAS Below is a list of potential research paper topics that you may want to consider when trying to decide what interests you the most. This list is not comprehensive and you are free to come up with other appropriate topics for this project. The March on Washington Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany The Fall of the Roman Empire Women’s Liberation Movement Trench Warfare in the First World War Buddhism – compare and contrast Buddhism as practiced in various countries Egyptian Mummification Olympic Games – compare and contrast between then and now Scientific Revolution Unification of Germany Containment of Communism in post-war era Culture – Chinese, Japanese, Korean, etc. The Salem Witch Trials Manifest Destiny Cowboy Experience in the Western United States Trail of Tears All-American Girls Professional Baseball League The Treaty of Versailles Holocaust – death camps, Einsatzgruppen, etc. The Conservative Revolution in America – Ronald Reagan and the 1980s Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb in World War II Vietnam War Protests The Haitian Revolution History of the Bermuda Triangle Industrial Revolution – factory life, child labor, long-term impact, etc.