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At-Home Learning Activities for High School
Check out these online resources for teaching American history or government to high school students.
At-Home Learning Activities for Middle School
Check out these online activities and lesson plans from around the National Archives and Presidential Libraries for teaching civics or American history to Middle School students.
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?
New Professional Development Webinar Series on the Vietnam War
Join the National Archives and Presidential Libraries for a free, two-part webinar series examining U.S. involvement in Vietnam through the lens of government policy. Each webinar will connect educators with primary documents and online resources for teaching the Vietnam War in the classroom. Register today for one or both webinars in the series. Registered participants … Continue reading New Professional Development Webinar Series on the Vietnam War
New JFK Challenge iPad App
The free app turns players into NASA and Peace Corps trainees ready to accept President Kennedy's charge to accomplish great things and make a difference in the world.
Profile in Courage Essay Contest
We invite U.S. high school students to write an essay on an act of political courage for the Profile in Courage Essay Contest. The submission deadline is January 5, 2015.
We Shall Overcome: Anxiety and Optimism for the March on Washington
On August 28, 1963, a quarter million people came to the nation’s capital to petition their duly elected government in a demonstration known as the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Frustrated by the inaction of a gridlocked Congress, the marchers called for Congress to pass the Civil Rights bill. The size of the … Continue reading We Shall Overcome: Anxiety and Optimism for the March on Washington