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.
Primary sources from the National Archives illustrate the experiences of Texas Mexican American Soldiers in WWI
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Students in New Jersey examined letters to Congress, comparing points of view and main arguments. One letter was in favor of women's suffrage. The other was from a women’s group opposed to giving women the right to vote.
When the United States entered World War I, among the hundreds of thousands of men who registered for the first round of the draft that year were immigrants from all corners of the world.
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?
Newly digitized narratives written by WWI servicemen after their return from the front document the experience of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive.
Join us for the 2018 “Write” Stuff festival with award-winning authors Gennifer Choldenko, Christopher Paul Curtis, Brian Floca, and Jim Murphy.
Access new DocsTeach teaching activities created by U.S. history teacher Andrew Zetts.