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[...] »

Boston's Bloody Affray
Broadside from Boston, 1770, "Horrid Massacre!"

A struggle over naming a struggle—when and where did the Boston Massacre[...] »

Post-1865

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[...] »

Agents of Social Change: 20th-Century Women's Activism
Photo. Jessie Lloyd with an unidentified group. 1928

Source documents to help you approach 20th-century feminism.


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Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Sourcing a Primary Document
Photo, Geologist examining cuttings from wildcat well, Amarillo, Texas (LOC)

See sourcing in action, as a historian reads a document about the Scopes[...] »

Using Technology

Twitter

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