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
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
This primary source-based workbook helps students explore concepts found in the Bill of Rights.
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?
Reporter Melissa Ludtke sued the Commissioner of Baseball to gain access to the locker room, calling out 1st amendment-guaranteed freedom of the press and the 14th amendment's equal protection clause.
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?
Our sessions cover the Bill of Rights, the amendment process, civics, and teaching NHD and C3 with primary sources.
Our intern offers insight into how she’ll teach the 14th Amendment to her AP students next year using primary sources.
Take ideas for classroom activities from these Constitution Day family activities at the National Archives.
Documents from the records of Congress help students understand why the Equal Rights Amendment wasn't ratified, even with its considerable support.