How oil profits affect latin american policy
a project on the 2020 Census--especially if they're into data science. Students can access historic census records online since 1790 and they might like to dig into the data and develop a project that analyzes trends in the United States. Our census measure everything from radio ownership to race, languages, and education. Another option for the same topic might be to look at the politics of the census reports and mobilization efforts to get people to fill it out. For that too I can help them access online newspaper records from early america through today.
Evaluate the candidates on an issue they care most about, conduct historic research to help them analyze each candidate's platform, choose the one that best aligns with their own views, and then write up an endorsement of that candidate based on their research.