DocsTeach, our online tool for teaching with documents, is full of primary sources and tools for teaching about the Vietnam War.
The National Archives has primary sources and educational resources to help prepare your students for the modified DBQ format.
Less than 10 years after the ratification of the Bill of Rights, Revolutionary War veteran and NY State Legislator Jedediah Peck was arrested for distributing a petition.
Though freedom of the press is one of our most cherished liberties, fully enjoying it has not always been possible. This is especially true during times of stress for the nation and government.
The notion of freedom of the press was tested just a few years after the Bill of Rights when political parties developed in the mid-1790s.
A newly digitized Supreme Court Case file can help students learn about the eugenics movement and its impact on one of the most infamous Supreme Court decisions: Buck v. Bell.
This post is part of our series on the Bill of Rights. We’re highlighting primary sources selected to help students explore core concepts found within the Bill of Rights, and how they’ve impacted American history. This year marks the 225th anniversary of the ratification of the first 10 amendments to the Constitution, known as the Bill of Rights. The National Archives is commemorating the occasion with … Continue reading Freedom of the Press Under Stress
Reporter Melissa Ludtke sued the Commissioner of Baseball to gain access to the locker room, calling out 1st amendment-guaranteed freedom of the press and the 14th amendment's equal protection clause.
The National Archives at New York City's Learning Center is hosting two educational events next week for New York City area educators. On Thursday, October 15th starting at 4:00 pm, the National Archives is hosting an Educator's Open House. Teachers will have an opportunity to explore our Learning Center, find out about student field trips and … Continue reading Upcoming Events for Educators at the National Archives at New York City
Last month, over 400 students from across New York City participated in the 25th anniversary of New York City History Day. This annual contest is hosted and organized by the Museum of the City of New York. After months of researching their topics and crafting their performance, exhibit, documentary, website or essay, students in grades 6 … Continue reading 25th Anniversary New York City History Day!