The National History Day office recently released the 2013 logo to accompany next year's theme: Turning Points in History: People, Ideas, Events.
The NHD staff has also released the 2013 theme narrative, an annual description of the theme, with specific ideas to consider. Stay tuned in the fall for the Minnesota theme narrative and topic ideas!
"Turning Points in History" was last used as the national theme in 2000. It's one of the best themes out there! Get ready to start looking into some of history's most fascinating topics and really sharpen up your understanding of signficance in history; it can't be a turning point without a significant impact. Think Gettysburg, the Reformation, and the Civil Rights Act, among others.