We the People

We Rule: Civics for All of US, a new civic education initiative from the National Archives – just in time for Constitution Day!

New "We Rule: Civics for All of US" interactive distance learning programs for Constitution Day help elementary students explore the big ideas of the Constitution and connect the document to their own lives.

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Post-WWII Teaching Resources

Find primary sources and teaching activities for the Postwar United States (1945 to early 1970s).

A New World War II Teaching Resource

Our new World War II page includes hundreds of primary sources and teaching activities!

Ronald Reagan giving a speech in Berlin

Teaching Resources Related to American Presidents

Find primary sources and educational activities for teaching about American Presidents.

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Teaching Resources for Black History Month

Find primary sources and educational activities for teaching about African American history during Black History Month or any time.

Teaching the Holocaust with Primary Sources at the National Archives and U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

Find resources about U.S. immigration and refugee policy during World War II and the Holocaust, shared during a recent webinar.

Hand raising in the air in front of an American flag at a march at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, in 2000

The Bill of Rights and Expanding Rights in America

Find primary source documents and teaching activities related to protecting and expanding rights in America in commemoration of Bill of Rights Day on December 15.

Albuquerque Indian School Baseball Team

Resources Related to American Indians and Native American Heritage

Find resources for teaching about American Indians and the history of Native Communities in relation to the Federal Government.

Elections & Voting, with campaign buttons and Electoral vote tally document

Teaching about Elections & Voting

Find primary sources and teaching activities related to elections and voting on our new DocsTeach page.