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Theme and Topics

Every year, National History DayⓇ frames students’ research within a historical theme. The theme is chosen for the broad application to world, national or state history and its relevance to ancient history or to the more recent past. The 2024 theme is Turning Points in History.

Theme Resources

2024 NHD Theme Book
2024 NHD Theme Video
2024 NHD Theme Graphic Organizer

Topic Resources

2024 Iowa Topics List Coming Soon!