Author Archives: Carol Buswell

About Carol Buswell

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Suspending the Right of Due Process: Japanese-American Relocation during World War II

Engage students in classroom discussions about due process and the Fifth Amendment using primary sources about Japanese-American “relocation” during WWII. Continue reading

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Examining the Second Amendment Using Plain Writing and Historical Context

The Second Amendment might be used to teach plain writing, historical context, and fundamental primary source research. Continue reading

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Oppressed Women Ask the Government to “Make Amends”

A petition created by Alaska Native women during World War II can help students understand the right of the people to “petition for redress of grievances.” Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Primary Sources

Just for fun — we’ve got a lineup of St. Patrick’s Day-themed primary sources to bring a little shamrock spirit into your classroom this March 17th. The Original Federal Order On 3/16/1780 George Washington’s General Order granted Saint Patrick’s Day as a holiday to … Continue reading

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Upcoming Webinar! Quickly add Native American materials to your existing curriculum.

Learn about ways in which to incorporate Native American and other ethnic materials into your Social Studies, History, or Language Arts curriculum. Continue reading

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“New Online Education Materials: The Bill of Rights” Webinar

Join us Saturday, October 3rd, 11:00 a.m.–noon ET to explore our vast collection of online education materials, lessons, activities, and documents about the Bill of Rights. Continue reading

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You’re Invited to Our Educators’ Open House

Come and bring your colleagues to our second annual open house, an evening filled with resources and ideas for you and your students. 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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Doing Research at a National Archives Facility

We want student and adult researchers to visit us—our records are waiting to be discovered! Here’s an introduction to in-person research at the National Archives. Continue reading

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