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Teaching Civil Rights with DocsTeach

DocsTeach, the online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives, is full of primary sources and tools for teaching about civil rights.

Rightfully Hers pop-up display

Free Display to Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and women’s constitutional right to vote, we’re offering 2,500 free popup displays, titled Rightfully Hers, to schools and cultural institutions nationwide!

Bring the Constitution to life!

Get Ready for Constitution Day!

Find resources for teaching the Constitution on Constitution Day, or any day!

Teachers at 2017 open house

Educators Open House in Washington, DC

DC metro area educators are invited to attend an open house at the National Archives on September 12.

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Using Primary Sources to Teach About Americans and the Holocaust, Part II

The documents presented here are used in a classroom activity for high school students and develops the skill of “Historical Issues-Analysis & Decision-Making.”

Mr. President How Long Must Women Wait for Liberty

New Women’s Rights Teaching Resources

Find primary sources and teaching activities related to women's rights and changing roles in American history on a new DocsTeach topic page.

Rightfully Hers pop up exhibit

Free Display to Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

*UPDATE: Thank you for your interest. All displays have been claimed. But high-resolution Rightfully Hers posters will be made available on our website for free by early March. We’re offering a limited number of free pop-up displays called Rightfully Hers to schools and cultural institutions nationwide. The display contains simple messages exploring the sometimes complex history … Continue reading Free Display to Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment