When most Americans think about U.S. Customs today, they probably imagine answering questions at the airport or at border crossings about their stay in a foreign country. While that is one of its major roles, Customs has also played a major role in the growth and development of the United States—collecting tariffs (or taxes) on […]
Family History. Archival Adventures. Free giveways. And Theodore Roosevelt. What do these things have in common? All are available at the National Archives at New York City on June 24th. The National Archives at New York City will participate in the Night at the Museums as part of this year’s River to River festival. Lower […]
We commemorate the 70th anniversary with an activity focusing on two documents related to the Allied invasion of June 6, 1944.
Posted by Christopher Zarr on June 5, 2014, under Document Spotlights, National History Day, Online Tools, Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
The National Archives records can illustrate the many ways people have “made their mark” on history.
Students analyze a petition signed by over 50% of the native Hawaiian population against becoming a part of the United States
Posted by Christopher Zarr on March 25, 2014, under Common Core, Document Spotlights, Online Tools, Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
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