Protest and Civic Action

Explore how Americans have used protest and civic action to affect change and address public issues. 

This image is of a student protest t-shirt made during the Harvard University student anti-war protest and sit-in of the administration building, 1968–1969.

World War II

Investigate the events and impacts of World War II with your students using primary resources, museum exhibits and learning activities from the National Museum of American History.

Image: Remember Pearl Harbor Pin

The Great War

Investigate the Great War using collections and teaching resources from the National Museum of American History. Check out additional collections objects and content at the museum's WWI hub.

ImageOne of the Thousand Y.M.C.A. Girls in France
 

Women's History Month

Explore Women's History Month with your students using lessons, podcasts, activities, and primary sources. This image is of the Jailed for Freedom Pin from the collections.

Black History Month

Explore Black History Month with your students using lessons, podcasts, activities, and primary sources.

Hispanic Heritage Month

Explore Hispanic Heritage Month with your students using lessons, podcasts, activities, and primary sources. This image is of Cesar Chavez's Union Jacket from the collections.

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