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Putting the Bill of Rights to the Test: A New Student Workbook

This primary source-based workbook helps students explore concepts found in the Bill of Rights. Continue reading

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Find the National Archives at NCSS!

Join us for workshops and special events as part of the National Council for the Social Studies Conference in Washington, DC, in December 2016. Continue reading

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Free Bill of Rights Exhibit for Your School

Our high-resolution The Bill of Rights and You posters are now available for download! Find the PDF files at http://www.archives.gov/amending-america/visit/bill-of-rights-pop-up. Update: Due to the high level of interest, we have no more Bill of Rights and You exhibits to distribute. Thousands will be on display … Continue reading

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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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