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Examining the Second Amendment Using Plain Writing and Historical Context

The Second Amendment might be used to teach plain writing, historical context, and fundamental primary source research. Continue reading

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Permission to “Take it to the Streets”

The right of the people to peaceably assemble is guaranteed in the Bill of Rights. But what happens when a city requires a group to obtain a permit to do so? Continue reading

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James Madison Debates a Bill of Rights

Students can explore the debates over the addition of a bill of rights to the Constitution in a new lesson plan from the National Humanities Center. Continue reading

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Join us at NCSS!

Our sessions cover the Bill of Rights, the amendment process, civics, and teaching NHD and C3 with primary sources. Continue reading

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Sharing Our Teaching Resources: Evenings of Exploration

We hosted our annual open houses for educators at the National Archives in Washington, DC, on September 24th, and at the National Archives at New York City on October 15th. Educators from various schools, locations, and grade levels came to explore our … Continue reading

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“New Online Education Materials: The Bill of Rights” Webinar

Join us Saturday, October 3rd, 11:00 a.m.–noon ET to explore our vast collection of online education materials, lessons, activities, and documents about the Bill of Rights. Continue reading

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You’re Invited to Our Educators’ Open House

Come and bring your colleagues to our second annual open house, an evening filled with resources and ideas for you and your students. Continue reading

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Congress Creates the Bill of Rights App: Android and PDF Release

Congress Creates the Bill of Rights app is not available for Android devices. Continue reading

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A Variety of Resources for Educators

We offer distance learning programs, a Constitution-based learning lab, our new Bill of Rights eBook and iPad app, and many other online and in-person resources. Continue reading

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Congress Creates the Bill of Rights

Introducing Congress Creates the Bill of Rights, consisting of: an eBook, a mobile app for tablets, and online resources for teachers and students. Continue reading

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