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.
Sharing our personal experience with students can make history relevant and exciting.
We have teamed up with other federal agencies and cultural institutions to provide digital content, including resources for teachers.
Get your students involved in choosing which rights-related document will display in our new exhibition, “Records of Rights,” opening November 8 in Washington, DC.