Turning Points
Ideas from the National Archives for National History Day

Facilities of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) across the country contain a wealth of primary source documents related to Turning Points in History. This page provides links to descriptions of resources available from some our Regional Facilities and Presidential Libraries. These ideas are provided to encourage research in archival documents. For more information about these records, contact the Presidential Library or Regional Facility directly.

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Resources Related to:

Air and Space

Atomic Energy

Business and Industry

Civil Rights

Early U.S. History

Environment and Land

Foreign Affairs


The Kennedy Assassination

New Deal Programs

Politics and Presidential Elections

Society and Social Reform

World Wars I and II

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