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The First National Park

Today’s spotlight document is the 1872 Yellowstone Park Act. This public law was an ingenious American invention, born from a desire to protect the natural wonders of the West. Continue reading

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DocsTeach has been rocking for two and a half years.

“Primary Sources Rock.” I first read that tweet in October 2010, in reaction to the launch of DocsTeach.org, our then brand-new online tool for teaching with documents.  I used that phrase the next month as the title of my post on our sister blog, NARAtions, in which … Continue reading

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