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Post-WWII Teaching Resources
Find primary sources and teaching activities for the Postwar United States (1945 to early 1970s).
Questioning Chinese Exclusion: The “Chinese Village” at the 1899 National Export Exposition
In this guest post, teacher Maria Adamson shares techniques for drawing students into the messiness of history, and giving them practice asking critically minded questions of the sources they encounter. Using this approach, she developed two new teaching activities focusing on identification papers of several Chinese people who were "on exhibit" in an ethnographic display in Philadelphia in 1899.
Teaching with Hispanic/Latinx Resources
Find primary sources and resources for teaching about the Hispanic-Latinx experience.
Teaching Resources for Women’s History and Women’s Rights
Find teaching resources and online student programs for teaching about women’s rights and changing roles in American history.
A New World War II Teaching Resource
Our new World War II page includes hundreds of primary sources and teaching activities!
Great Depression Primary Sources & Teaching Activities
Find primary sources and learning activities for teaching about the Great Depression.
Teaching Resources Related to American Presidents
Find primary sources and educational activities for teaching about American Presidents.
Teaching Resources for Black History Month
Find primary sources and educational activities for teaching about African American history during Black History Month or any time.
Immigration Primary Sources & Teaching Activities
Find primary sources and online teaching activities related to immigration on DocsTeach.