Dr. Patricia Bath

“A Phenomenal Story”: A Student Discovers the Barrier-Breaking Life and Work of Dr. Patricia Bath

Read about one student's research into legislative, genealogical and video sources to create a National History Day documentary project about Dr. Patricia Bath.

Hand raising in the air in front of an American flag at a march at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, in 2000

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.

Images from Nixon Visits China activity

At-Home Learning Activities for High School

Check out these online resources for teaching American history or government to high school students.

The Legislative Race game board

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.

Political Cartoon

New Webinars from the National Archives

Get ready to go back to school with new professional development webinars from the National Archives!

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Upcoming Professional Development Webinars

Check out our new lineup of professional development webinars for educators starting this month!

Upcoming Professional Development Webinars

Check out our schedule of summer and fall webinars for educators. Visit the National Archives without leaving your school or home! Our interactive webinars feature historical documents, images, maps, posters, and other primary sources — as well as resources and strategies for bringing primary sources into your classroom. All are free of charge. Find the complete … Continue reading Upcoming Professional Development Webinars

Bill of Rights Day

December 15 is Bill of Rights Day, which commemorates the ratification of the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution. These two eBooks, created by us at the National Archives, are useful for teaching about the creation of the Bill of Rights and for how the protections afforded by the first 10 amendments have been … Continue reading Bill of Rights Day