For Constitution Day, your students can see the economic problems of the Articles of Confederation by reading this petition.
Posted by Christine Blackerby on August 28, 2014, under Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
We can bring the National Archives to you…virtually. Next school year, we’ll have a whole new menu of programs.
Posted by Stephanie on June 12, 2014, under Online Tools, Programs, Student Visits.
The First Congress faced numerous tasks, but one thing was so important that it was the first act signed into law.
Posted by Christine Blackerby on May 29, 2014, under Exhibits, Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
A congressional debate in 1789 about a title of nobility for the president was a turning point toward republicanism.
Posted by Christine Blackerby on April 29, 2014, under Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
Abolitionist Elisha Tyson wrote to Congress with details on several kidnapping cases of free African Americans in the North who were sold into slavery under the guise of the 1793 Fugitive Slave Act. Tyson argued that federal legislation was necessary to address the problem.
Posted by Christine Blackerby on November 12, 2013, under Document Spotlights, Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
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