For example: Ideas = Frank Lloyd Wright or modern architecture Research Question = How has Frank Lloyd Wright influenced modern architecture?
History is one of the most important disciplines in a school, college and university curriculum.
Studying the past, people start understanding processes taking place in the modern world and can decide how to build the future. By tracing some cultural and economic patterns, people learn from mistakes, make more reasonable decisions and live a better life.
For example, the Encyclopedia Britannica Online (or the printed version of this encyclopedia, in Thompson Library's Reference Collection on Reference Table 1) may not have an article on Social and Political Implications of Jackie Robinsons Breaking of the Color Barrier in Major League Baseball but there will be articles on baseball history and on Jackie Robinson.
Browse the Encyclopedia Americana for information on your topic ideas.