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It’s Almost Constitution Day!

Here are a few resources that you can use to talk about the Constitution with your students on Constitution Day or any time. Continue reading

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Suspending the Right of Due Process: Japanese-American Relocation during World War II

Engage students in classroom discussions about due process and the Fifth Amendment using primary sources about Japanese-American “relocation” during WWII. Continue reading

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Introducing the Newly Redesigned DocsTeach.org

Our popular teaching website, DocsTeach.org, has a new look and updated features! Continue reading

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Ready. Set. Transcribe!

New transcriptions will be included on DocsTeach — our online tool for teaching with documents! 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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Habeas Corpus and a Marriage Photo: Immigration Case Files

Of the nearly 100 documents digitized during our annual teaching institute in Washington, DC, two really stand for learning about Chinese immigration. Continue reading

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Memorable Primary Sources: Teacher-Digitized Documents

Our former intern describes his favorite documents from the hundreds digitized and added to DocsTeach during our Primarily Teaching workshops earlier this year. Continue reading

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Agriculture and an Education Legacy

In 1862, the Morrill Act made education in new western states available to their citizens by providing public land grants for colleges in the agricultural and mechanical arts. Continue reading

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A Primary Source Transcription Mission!

We’re inviting students, teachers, and learners of all ages to make primary sources more accessible by transcribing them. Continue reading

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The French Gift of Lady Liberty

Today we shine a spotlight on a document that gave the United States one of its most famous monuments: the deed of gift for “Liberty Enlightening the World.” Continue reading

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