In this new activity, students engage in a comparison of the American Declaration of Independence and the French Declaration of Rights of Man and Citizen to learn about the Enlightenment and revolutionary ideas.
In this activity students will dive into three primary sources: Magna Carta, the English Bill of Rights, and the Bill of Rights from the U.S. Constitution.
Discover new primary sources and teaching activities on DocsTeach. Learn about an art competition for grades 4-6.
Find primary sources and teaching activities related to women's rights and changing roles in American history on a new DocsTeach topic page.
Primary sources and teaching activities provide students an opportunity to compare and contrast attitudes on immigration during this turbulent period in modern history.
Access new DocsTeach teaching activities created by U.S. history teacher Andrew Zetts.
A new page on DocsTeach.org includes primary sources and activities for teaching about the Vietnam War.
We're happy to share some recent improvements we've made to DocsTeach.org, our online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives! New Analyzing Documents Tool We're very excited about our first new activity tool since we launched DocsTeach almost seven years ago! Create activities with the Analyzing Documents tool to teach students the process of document … Continue reading New Features on DocsTeach
This new infographic explains basic facts about the public’s rights under the Freedom of Information Act and what to expect during the FOIA process.
Students will explore the consequences of the 18th Amendment, that prohibited “the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors for beverage purposes.”