Titanic traveling trunks aim to teach students how to examine artifacts and compare the past to the present.
A new page on DocsTeach.org includes primary sources and activities for teaching about the Vietnam War.
Our high-resolution The Bill of Rights and You posters are now available for download! Find the PDF files at www.archives.gov/amending-america/visit/bill-of-rights-pop-up. Update: Due to the high level of interest, we have no more Bill of Rights and You exhibits to distribute. Thousands will be on display in schools, libraries, museums and other community organizations soon! We're offering a free pop-up exhibit … Continue reading Free Bill of Rights Exhibit for Your School
Interactive exhibits in Google Arts & Culture’s American Democracy collection tell the story of presidential elections in the United States.
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.
Start teaching the history of a Native American tribe or tribes using American Indian Treaties and our online tools.
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 major role in the growth and development of the United States—collecting tariffs (or taxes) on … Continue reading The Importance of U.S. Customs
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 the Night at the Museums as part of this year’s River to River festival. Lower … Continue reading A Night at the National Archives at New York City
The First Congress faced numerous tasks, but one thing was so important that it was the first act signed into law.
The National Archives records can illustrate the many ways people have “made their mark” on history.