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Free Online Programs on the Presidency Begin January 16th

This series of free 45-minute programs for students in grades 4-12 runs from January through March 2020.

DocsTeach NHD page

Breaking Barriers in History: Resources for NHD 2020

Find primary sources and teaching activities for National History Day!

Bring the Constitution to life!

Get Ready for Constitution Day!

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

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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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New Webinars from the National Archives

Get ready to go back to school with new professional development webinars from the National Archives!

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.

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New on DocsTeach: War & Protest Photos, Alexander Hamilton, the Bill of Rights and More

Recent highlights of primary sources newly added to DocsTeach

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Fifth and Sixth Graders Learn About Voting, Civic Engagement, and Women’s Suffrage

Students in New Jersey examined letters to Congress, comparing points of view and main arguments. One letter was in favor of women's suffrage. The other was from a women’s group opposed to giving women the right to vote.

"We Mourn" Student Flyer

Student Rights in the 20th Century: Tinker v. Des Moines, an Article & Podcast

A journal article and podcast provide a deeper dive into students rights cases, including Tinker v. Des Moines.