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 of the 19th amendment’s ratification, women’s voting rights before and after the 19th amendment, and its impact today. Display details: Free pop-up display from the National Archives … Continue reading Free Display to Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment
Here are a few resources for teaching and commemorating Constitution Day – or teaching about the Constitution any day!
September 17th is Constitution Day! On September 17, 1787, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention met for the last time to sign the document that they had spent weeks creating: the Constitution of the United States. However, the Constitution is only one of our founding documents. The Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights … Continue reading New for Constitution Day: Distance Learning for Students and a Professional Development Webinar
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the National Archives are hosting an adult citizenship education summit on using document learning strategies to teach ESL and civics education.
We're offering brand new free distance learning programs for the K-12 classroom.
Join us for workshops and special events as part of the National Council for the Social Studies Conference in Washington, DC, in December 2016.
Here are a few resources that you can use to talk about the Constitution with your students on Constitution Day or any time.
Our sessions cover the Bill of Rights, the amendment process, civics, and teaching NHD and C3 with primary sources.
Students match primary sources to clauses from Article I of the U.S. Constitution that detail six powers of Congress in our newest online activity.
Celebrate and learn more about our Federal Government’s founding document with these activities and resources.