A new resource from the National Archives – Milestone Documents – provides access to primary sources that highlight pivotal moments in the course of American history and government.
Join us on Saturday, September 25th for this online event for kids aged 8–12 and their families!
Find primary sources and teaching activities for the Postwar United States (1945 to early 1970s).
Find primary sources and educational activities for teaching about African American history during Black History Month or any time.
Read about one student's research in court documents and oral history to create a National History Day documentary project about the Mendez v. Westminster school segregation case.
Find primary sources documenting the Hispanic-Latinx experience and government relations throughout U.S. history.
Join us online this summer and fall! We have programs for K-12 students and professional development for educators.
DocsTeach, the online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives, is full of primary sources and tools for teaching about civil rights.
Check out these online resources for teaching American history or government to high school students.
In Green v. New Kent County, the 1968 Supreme Court ruled that a "freedom of choice" plan was not sufficient to bring about desegregation. The decision spurred on desegregation in earnest in Virginia schools.