Category Archives: Exhibits

A Variety of Resources for Educators

We offer distance learning programs, a Constitution-based learning lab, our new Bill of Rights eBook and iPad app, and many other online and in-person resources. Continue reading

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The Importance of Treaties for Teaching American Indian History

Start teaching the history of a Native American tribe or tribes using American Indian Treaties and our online tools. Continue reading

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The Importance of U.S. Customs

When most Americans think about U.S. Customs today, they probably imagine answering questions at the airport or at border crossings about their stay in a foreign country. While that is one of its major roles, Customs has also played a … Continue reading

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A Night at the National Archives at New York City

Family History.  Archival Adventures. Free giveways. And Theodore Roosevelt.   What do these things have in common?  All are available at the National Archives at New York City on June 24th. The National Archives at New York City will participate in … Continue reading

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The First Act of the First Congress

The First Congress faced numerous tasks, but one thing was so important that it was the first act signed into law. Continue reading

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Making their Mark on DocsTeach

The National Archives records can illustrate the many ways people have “made their mark” on history. Continue reading

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How Do We Keep History Relevant and Exciting?

Sharing our personal experience with students can make history relevant and exciting. Continue reading

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March is Women’s History Month

We have teamed up with other federal agencies and cultural institutions to provide digital content, including resources for teachers. Continue reading

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Vote for our first “Records of Rights” display document!

Get your students involved in choosing which rights-related document will display in our new exhibition, “Records of Rights,” opening November 8 in Washington, DC. Continue reading

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