A new resource from the National Archives – Milestone Documents – provides access to primary sources that highlight pivotal moments in the course of American history and government.
Join us for a Virtual Pajama Party!
Join us on Saturday, September 25th for this online event for kids aged 8–12 and their families!
A New World War II Teaching Resource
Our new World War II page includes hundreds of primary sources and teaching activities!
The Importance of Local Stories: Oregon Students Discover the Courageous Work and Life of Minoru Yasui
Read about two students who researched visual sources to create a National History Day documentary about attorney Minoru Yasui.
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.
Putting the Bill of Rights to the Test: A New Student Workbook
This primary source-based workbook helps students explore concepts found in the Bill of Rights.
Suspending the Right of Due Process: Japanese-American Relocation during World War II
Engage students in classroom discussions about due process and the Fifth Amendment using primary sources about Japanese-American "relocation" during WWII.
Oppressed Women Ask the Government to “Make Amends”
A petition created by Alaska Native women during World War II can help students understand the right of the people to “petition for redress of grievances.”
Play Ball! (Primary Sources Edition)
Have you ever used current events to pique students' interest? Leveraged your students' hobbies to guide which primary sources you offer up for analysis? Do you have baseball fans in your classroom? We've got a brand new resource full of primary source documents, photographs, video, audio, and more. It's a free eBook we published just in … Continue reading Play Ball! (Primary Sources Edition)