100 Information Speech Topics on History

Information speech topics about working out history topics for verbal or essay
writing. Historical figures, events, periods and movements, and timelines are very good sources for
authentic talks.

Here are some models people very much like to hear a public speaker talking
about:

* Different past calendars.
* Rise and fall of Carthage.
* Celtic myths and legends.
*
Hieroglyphs, Rosetta Stone.

* Inca and Maya civilisations.
* The mummification process.
* Medieval knighthood orders.

* Pyramid construction theories.
* Roman Empire ruled by senators.
* The meaning of Stonehenge.

And what do you think of these famous periods and events? Research the following questions and the information speech topics will flow out of your pen while looking for answers:

1. What happened? When? How? Where?
2. What was the value or impact?
3.
What are the major parts and facts?
4. Why was this age or period important?
5. Who played a major
role?

Ancient Egypt
Ancient Greece
Ancient Rome
Cold War
Crusades
Enlightenment
French
Revolution
Information Age
Mesopotamia Kingdom
Middle Ages
Modern Age
Nuclear Age
Prehistory
Reformation
Renaissance
Romanticism
Victorian
Age
Viking Age

How to research your information speech topics about people who played a vital rol in the past? Well, check this out in bygone times-books or on the net.

Another list of history speech ideas for training public speakers and high school or college essay writing: famous historical figures and people. Tell their story, how they made the difference in their time:

Abraham Lincoln
Adam Smith
Albert Einstein
Alexander Graham
Bell
Alexander the Great
Alfred Nobel
Andy Warhol
Archimedes
Augustus
Ayatollah
Khomeini
Benjamin Franklin
Caligula
Captain James Cook
Charles de Gaulle
Claude Monet
Cleopatra
Confucius
David
Livingstone
Dwight Eisenhower
Elizabeth I
Erasmus
Florence Nightingale
Franklin D
Roosevelt
Galileo Galilei
George Washington
Hannibal
Harry S Truman
Henry Kissinger
Henry VIII
Ho
Chi Minh
Imhotep
Isaac Newton
Jack the Ripper
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Joan of Arc
John Adams
John
F Kennedy
John Maynard Keynes
Joseph Stalin
Julius Caesar
King Arthur
King Tutankhamun
Konrad Adenauer
Leonardo da Vinci
Louis Pasteur
Mao Zedong
Marco Polo
Margaret Thatcher
Marie
Curie
Martin Luther
Martin Luther King
Mary, Queen of Scots
Maximilien Robespierre
Michelangelo
Mohandas
Gandhi
Napoleon Bonaparte
Nelson Mandela
Nero
Nicholas II Tsar of Russia
Pablo Picasso
Pol
Pot
Rameses the Great
Rembrandt
Richard Nixon
Ronald Reagan
Sigmund Freud
Thomas Jefferson
Tiberius
Titus
Vasco
da Gama
Vincent Van Gogh
Vladimir Lenin
William Shakespeare
Winston Churchill
Woodrow Wilson

Tip: Look for answers in books on history topics guided by the next set of simple questions. They lead you to a rough oral outline of the major information you could share with the group of spectators of the public speaking event. Each answer leads to new and focused information speech topics :-)

Pearl Sydenstricker Buck Writer about the significance of understanding what has been

a. What is a good description of him or her? Nature, character?
b. What
were his or her goals and destination?
c. What does the biographer say?
d. Did the historical figure belong to
a movement or group?
e. What are the most important facts or achievements?
f. What are his or her values,
theories or beliefs?
g. What do other people think of the figure? Controversial? Why?

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