Students learn about the pioneering Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo space programs that set the foundation for the modern space program and played an integral role in the Cold War.
Two new WWI teaching activities introduce students to artists employed to show the war to Americans back home.
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.
Start teaching the history of a Native American tribe or tribes using American Indian Treaties and our online tools.
Our new webpages yield primary sources related to American Indians and teaching and research tools.
Newly digitized primary sources and online teaching activities related to education equality are available on DocsTeach.
We commemorate the 70th anniversary with an activity focusing on two documents related to the Allied invasion of June 6, 1944.
Choose primary sources and pull them together into an online learning activity using one of our DocsTeach tools.
Students can reflect on the lives of soldiers during the Civil War by analyzing photographs taken by renowned photographer Mathew Brady in this new learning activity on DocsTeach.org. The holdings of the National Archives include over 6,000 photographs taken by Brady and his associates during the Civil War era; 16 are included in this activity. In … Continue reading The Civil War as Photographed by Mathew Brady, a New Teaching Activity
Students analyze a petition signed by over 50% of the native Hawaiian population against becoming a part of the United States