Welcome to the CALS Encyclopedia of Arkansas’s page for National History Day 2024, the theme of which is:

“Turning Points in History: People, Places, Ideas”

Below, you will find a variety of entries that touch upon this theme as it relates to Arkansas history. These include events that marked literal turning points; groups and people that operated at turning points; cultural works and instituions at turning points; and places that constitute turning points. This is by no means an exhaustive list, and you can find even more material by following links within the entries themselves.

If you have any questions as you begin your History Day project, contact us so we can help you take the next step.

Good luck!

Events that marked literal turning points

Groups and people that operated at turning points