A new resource from the National Archives – Milestone Documents – provides access to primary sources that highlight pivotal moments in the course of American history and government.
Tag: bill of rights
Commemorate Bill of Rights Day with Student Programs and Classroom Resources
Register your students to be the first to experience new programs on the Bill of Rights and the Constitution!
What Happens in Washington?: A New Distance Learning Program
Sign up for our new "What Happens in Washington?" online program for K-2 students, or for one of our other K-12 distance learning options.
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.
K-5 Teaching Resources
Find resources for teaching K-5 students, including primary sources, online teaching activities, and virtual programs.
Where did America’s Bill of Rights come from?: A New Teaching Activity
In this activity students will dive into three primary sources: Magna Carta, the English Bill of Rights, and the Bill of Rights from the U.S. Constitution.
Breaking Barriers in History: Resources for NHD 2020
Find primary sources and teaching activities for National History Day!
New Webinars from the National Archives
Get ready to go back to school with new professional development webinars from the National Archives!
A Seditious Petition
Less than 10 years after the ratification of the Bill of Rights, Revolutionary War veteran and NY State Legislator Jedediah Peck was arrested for distributing a petition.
Freedom of the Press for The Masses
Though freedom of the press is one of our most cherished liberties, fully enjoying it has not always been possible. This is especially true during times of stress for the nation and government.