We’ve been busy adding new primary sources and features to DocsTeach, the online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives. Here are some recent highlights:
These primary sources include famous photographs, acts of Congress, and several maps from the 1860s.
The British evacuated over 2,500 enslaved African Americans, indentured servants, and freedpeople at the end of the Revolutionary War, as recorded in these documents.
Teaching Activities Related to WWII and the Holocaust
- Interpreting a Political Cartoon from the Eve of WWII
- The Impact of the Immigration Act of 1924
- The SS Quanza and European War Refugees
Youth Art Competition
Students should submit an original piece of artwork that answers the question: What does the 100th anniversary of women winning the right to vote mean to you and your community?
Visit the DocsTeach women’s rights page for inspiration and to learn more about the movement. First place winner will receive a trip to Washington, DC, for the National Archives sleepover in spring 2020!