A New World War II Teaching Resource

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

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Teaching Resources Related to American Presidents

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

What Happens in Washington?: A New Distance Learning Program

Sign up for our new "What Happens in Washington?" online program for K-2 students, or for one of our other K-12 distance learning options.

The Presidential Primary Sources Project. January-March, 2021. A Free, interactive classroom videoconferencing program for grades 4-12.

Free Online Programs on the Presidency Begin January 19th

Sign up for free, standards-aligned, 45-minute interactive videoconferencing programs aimed at students in grades 4-12.

Pearl Harbor Primary Sources & Teaching Activities

As the Pearl Harbor anniversary approaches, we're sharing historical documents, posters, photographs, and more related to the attack and its impact on U.S. History. On DocsTeach, the online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives, you can find primary sources like maps and speeches – even images taken by the Japanese military during … Continue reading Pearl Harbor Primary Sources & Teaching Activities

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Teaching about Elections & Voting

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

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Free Online Programs on the Presidency Begin January 16th

This series of free 45-minute programs for students in grades 4-12 runs from January through March 2020.

The Celebrated Hindu Poet, Rabindranath Tagore, Coming from India, Stopped at Cap Martin on the Cote d’Azur Before Continuing on Towards Paris

Finding Rabindranath Tagore in the Holdings of the National Archives

How might Indian writer, poet, educator, musician, and visionary Rabindranath Tagore have crossed paths with the Federal Government of the United States? What Federal records exist?

Free Online Programs on Presidential Legacy Begin January 18th

"Presidential Powers with Documents from the National Archives" – a free distance learning program for grades 6-12 – kicks off the 2018 Presidential Primary Sources Project on Thursday, January 18! Join us at 11 a.m. ET or 2 p.m. ET to explore the executive branch and powers of the President through primary sources. We'll examine presidential appointments, pardons, … Continue reading Free Online Programs on Presidential Legacy Begin January 18th