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Posted by Stephanie on September 9, 2014, under National History Day, Professional Development, Research.
I don’t know if it says something about me, but I have always been fascinated with propaganda posters. When I was in the classroom, I probably spent more time than I had to focusing on the various symbols, messages, and styles the US government used during World War I and World War II to gain […]
Posted by Christopher Zarr on May 30, 2013, under Common Core, Document Spotlights, Teaching Activities & Lesson Plans.
With over 12 billion documents in the National Archives, our records have countless stories to tell. Even with just three types of documents—a passenger arrival record, census record and a naturalization record—one can learn quite a bit about a person’s life. And students have the opportunity to uncover these stories during a hands-on field trip at […]
Today’s post comes from blogger Christopher Zarr, education specialist at the National Archives at New York City. The National Archives and the National Park Service have a lot in common. We preserve the records of our Government so that all people can discover, use, and learn from these documents. They preserve the natural and cultural resources […]
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