9-12 Resources

Pre-1865

Africans in America
Engraving, Rendition of Anthony Burns, 1854, The Granger Collection.

Trace the history of Africans in America through Reconstruction, with 245[...] »

Slavery
Photo, "An ex-slave," 1897, New York Public Library Digital Gallery

What was it like to be a slave in 19th-century America? Accounts contrast.[...] »

Post-1865

Panic of 1873
Panic as a Health Officer Cleaning the Streets

Beginning in Europe, the Panic of 1873 quickly spread to the United States[...] »

American Originals Part II
Peary sledge party at the North Pole, April 7, 1909 NARA

Introduce students to 25 documents selected by the National Archives for[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Women's Suffrage: Burroughs's Article

In the struggle for women's suffrage, how did African American women[...] »

Using Technology

Joe Jelen on Digital Timelines
Photo, Timeline - P1050905, Oct. 21, 2007, Lars Plougmann, Flickr

Tired of using up rolls of butcher paper on making timelines? High-school[...] »