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Using Primary Sources to Show Friendship Between Nations

Core ideas behind museum-based activities can be adapted for learning about diplomacy in the classroom too. Continue reading

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New DocsTeach Activity: Congress in Article I of the U.S. Constitution

Students match primary sources to clauses from Article I of the U.S. Constitution that detail six powers of Congress in our newest online activity. Continue reading

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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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New Resources for Teaching the History of Native America

Our new webpages yield primary sources related to American Indians and teaching and research tools. Continue reading

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Ahoy Mateys! New Whaling Documents Come to DocsTeach this Month

Whaling is a major part of history! It offers windows into the past through music, art, mathematics, science, and geography. Continue reading

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Forty years ago: Desegregation in Boston Public Schools

Newly digitized primary sources and online teaching activities related to education equality are available on DocsTeach. Continue reading

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Constitution Day: Application in the Classroom

Take ideas for classroom activities from these Constitution Day family activities at the National Archives. Continue reading

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Poetry Slam: A Different Way to Use Primary Sources

Students assemble key sentences from primary sources into poems to tell a larger story. Continue reading

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Constitution Day is September 17!

Celebrate and learn more about our Federal Government’s founding document with these activities and resources. Continue reading

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