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.
The Center for Legislative Archives has published a new lesson plan called Congress and Civility by Design.
Get ready to go back to school with new professional development webinars from the National Archives!
Access new DocsTeach teaching activities created by U.S. history teacher Andrew Zetts.
Ready-to-use strategies for helping students work with newly digitized WWI-era primary sources featured in the new Remembering WWI app
Register for one or both of our fall webinars in a new series for educators featuring resources for locating and using Federal records related to Native Americans and Alaska Natives.
We've developed lessons to help students grasp the necessary steps for understanding and dealing with conflicting opinions.
Lessons available in the “Truman Presidential Inquiries” project pose a question connected to Truman’s time as president, then direct the learner to carefully consider what the evidence reveals.
We're developing teaching resources about key historical events and how records shed light on the Government’s actions.
The Second Amendment might be used to teach plain writing, historical context, and fundamental primary source research.