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.
This series of free 45-minute programs for students in grades 4-12 runs from January through March 2020.
Primary sources from the National Archives illustrate the experiences of Texas Mexican American Soldiers in WWI
Join us for a free webinar on Oct 10th at 7 p.m. EDT to learn how to find Hispanic-Latinx primary sources at the National Archives.
Find primary sources and teaching activities for National History Day!
Get ready to go back to school with new professional development webinars from the National Archives!
Less than 10 years after the ratification of the Bill of Rights, Revolutionary War veteran and NY State Legislator Jedediah Peck was arrested for distributing a petition.
The documents presented here are used in a classroom activity for high school students and develops the skill of “Historical Issues-Analysis & Decision-Making.”
Though freedom of the press is one of our most cherished liberties, fully enjoying it has not always been possible. This is especially true during times of stress for the nation and government.