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Reference Materials, Primary Sources
Students can read the stories of immigrants from Mexico, Cuba, and other Latin American countries, and view objects related to the journey to America. Students can also learn about the experiences of workers in the in the mid-twentieth century Bracero guest worker program. This reference page is
Artifacts, Primary Sources
Khaki-colored tropical worsted material with a rolled collar with lapels, epaulets on the shoulders, two false horizontal breast pockets with small gold-colored metallic buttons, and two side pockets over the hips. The jacket is closed by four gold-colored metallic buttons. Staff sergeant chevron
Primary Sources, Lessons & Activities
Recent efforts to ensure each vote counts are addressed in this portion of the online exhibition entitled Vote: The Machinery of Democracy from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. Students will study how precincts have made efforts to improve communication, vot
Reviewed Websites, Primary Sources, Lessons & Activities
This historical investigation is aligned with the C3 Framework and is from C3teachers.org.
Nobel Prize–winning economist Milton Friedman once said, “There is a standard cliché which I am sure you
Primary Sources, Interactives & Media
In this webcast, students will hear from Freedom Rides veterans Congressman John Lewis, Jim Zwerg, Rev. James Lawson, and Diane Nash, and view clips from the PBS American Experience documentary Freedom Riders. The site includes a teachers guide and the webcast included questions from studen
Primary Sources, Interactives & Media, Lessons & Activities
This resource includes an introductory essay entitled Looking at Artifacts, Thinking about History, 6 sections that each focus on an object from the collections of the Museum, an archive of curator commentary, and an online tool with which students can create virtual exhibits. Also inclu
America's worst accident at a civilian nuclear power plant occurred on March 28, 1979. This online exhibition provides information about the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant, the course of the accident there and the steps-extending over almost 15 years-through which the nature and extent of
Every Monday, The National Archives and Records Administration's Office of the Federal Register compiles all of statements, messages and other Presidential materials released by the White House the week before. All of these Weekly Compilation documents from 1993 through the present can be f
Lessons & Activities
Where Do You Stand? asks students to formulate opinions on fundamental American rights while listening to and learning from the ideas and experiences of their peers.
The learning begins with the guiding question: What does the right to vote mean to you?
Lessons & Activities
In this lesson, students will learn the story of September 11 and the process for building a collection at the Museum by listening to curators discuss collecting objects to represent the September 11 terrorist attacks, interviewing family or community members who remember the events of that day,