Woman at the White House holding a flag: Mr. President How Long Must Women Wait for Liberty

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.

Hand raising in the air in front of an American flag at a march at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, in 2000

The Bill of Rights and Expanding Rights in America

Find primary source documents and teaching activities related to protecting and expanding rights in America in commemoration of Bill of Rights Day on December 15.

Bring the Constitution to Life

Get Ready for Constitution Day!

We have programs and resources to help you teach about the Constitution on Constitution Day or any day!

Summer Student Programs and Teacher Professional Development

Summer & Fall Online Student Programs and Professional Development Webinars for Educators

Join us online this summer and fall! We have programs for K-12 students and professional development for educators.

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!

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

Bill of Rights Day

December 15 is Bill of Rights Day, which commemorates the ratification of the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution. These two eBooks, created by us at the National Archives, are useful for teaching about the creation of the Bill of Rights and for how the protections afforded by the first 10 amendments have been … Continue reading Bill of Rights Day

Suspending the Right of Due Process: Japanese-American Relocation during World War II

Engage students in classroom discussions about due process and the Fifth Amendment using primary sources about Japanese-American "relocation" during WWII.

Is the Death Penalty a Cruel and Unusual Punishment?

Document analysis and discussion questions help students examine: What is cruel and unusual punishment? Who decides what is considered cruel and unusual? How can it be measured?