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.
Resources Related to American Indians and Native American Heritage
Find resources for teaching about American Indians and the history of Native Communities in relation to the Federal Government.
Upcoming Professional Development Webinars
Check out our schedule of summer and fall webinars for educators. Visit the National Archives without leaving your school or home! Our interactive webinars feature historical documents, images, maps, posters, and other primary sources — as well as resources and strategies for bringing primary sources into your classroom. All are free of charge. Find the complete … Continue reading Upcoming Professional Development Webinars
New on DocsTeach: WWI Stories, Google Classroom Integration, Maps, Voting Rights, and More
We've been busy adding new primary sources and features to DocsTeach, the online tool for teaching with documents from the National Archives. Here are some recent highlights: Maps from the Moll Atlas - Cartographer Herman Moll worked on "The World Described or, A New and Correct Sett of Maps" from 1707 to 1717. His series … Continue reading New on DocsTeach: WWI Stories, Google Classroom Integration, Maps, Voting Rights, and More
Using Primary Sources to Show Friendship Between Nations
Core ideas behind museum-based activities can be adapted for learning about diplomacy in the classroom too.
The Importance of Treaties for Teaching American Indian History
Start teaching the history of a Native American tribe or tribes using American Indian Treaties and our online tools.