9-12 Resources

Pre-1865

Theodore Roosevelt and the 1912 Election

Students learn more about the larger than life figure of Theodore Roosevelt[...] »

Scholars in Action: Analyzing 19th-Century Letters
Negative, "Letters. Posting of letters III," c.1920-1950, Theodor Horydczak, LoC

Watch a scholar interpret letters from labor activist and reformer Sarah[...] »

Post-1865

The Tet Offensive
Eddie Adams, Vietcong shooting prisoner cropped

American historians have depicted the Tet Offensive as the turning point for[...] »

The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum: Personalizing History

Make large-scale historic events like the Holocaust personal with artifacts[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Using Historical Ephemera in the Classroom

Ticket stubs. Report cards. Photographs. All of these things have historical[...] »

Using Technology

Twitter

Does Twitter have value as an educational tool, or does it promote[...] »