Tag Archives: primary_sources

Teaching from the Archives

Introducing undergraduate students to the importance of archival research and materials by encouraging them to become citizen transcribers for the National Archives as part of their coursework Continue reading

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Eyewitness Accounts of Anti-Jewish Persecution in Russia in the Early 20th Century: The Cowen Report

A newly digitized immigration file can help students learn about persecution against Jewish people in Russia in the early 1900s, and how it caused a spike in Jewish immigration to the United States. Continue reading

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New Bill of Rights Distance Learning Programs

We’re offering brand new free distance learning programs for the K-12 classroom. Continue reading

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Teaching about Pearl Harbor

Students can work with primary sources as historical evidence to understand the country at the time of the Pearl Harbor attack and the U.S. entrance into World War II. Continue reading

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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. Continue reading

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Introducing the Newly Redesigned DocsTeach.org

Our popular teaching website, DocsTeach.org, has a new look and updated features! Continue reading

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Examining the Second Amendment Using Plain Writing and Historical Context

The Second Amendment might be used to teach plain writing, historical context, and fundamental primary source research. Continue reading

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New eBook and Lesson: Representing Congress

Use political cartoons to engage your students in a discussion of what Congress is, how it works, and what it does. Continue reading

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WWI Posters and Home Cards

Posters and cards distributed on the homefront provide an engaging way to introduce students to World War I. Continue reading

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Summer Professional Development Opportunities

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