2023‒24 NHD Theme: “Turning Points in History”
The theme for the 2023‒24 History Day season is “Turning Points in History.” All projects competing at the Chicago Metro History Day regional contests must connect to this theme.
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Explore the Theme
- Theme Narrative (PDF, excerpted from 2024 NHD Theme Book) to start thinking about the theme
- 2024 NHD Theme Book (PDF)
- “Turning Points in History” Graphic Organizer
- Explanatory video from NHD
- The NHD Theme Page has even more resources
Please note that there is no requirement for projects to relate to local (Chicago or Illinois) historical topics.