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.
The National Archives records can illustrate the many ways people have “made their mark” on history.
Posted by Christopher Zarr on April 28, 2014, under Document Spotlights, Exhibits, Online Tools, Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
A lesson on the Voting Rights Act puts students in the shoes of members of Congress as they deliberated the bill.
Posted by Christine Blackerby on April 22, 2014, under Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
Choose primary sources and pull them together into an online learning activity using one of our DocsTeach tools.
Posted by Stephanie on April 8, 2014, under Online Tools, Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
Students can reflect on the lives of soldiers during the Civil War by analyzing photographs taken by renowned photographer Mathew Brady in this new learning activity on DocsTeach.org. The holdings of the National Archives include over 6,000 photographs taken by Brady and his associates during the Civil War era; 16 are included in this activity. In […]
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