Women’s Suffrage: Campaign for the Nineteenth Amendment Primary Source Set By Franky Abbott, Digital Public Library of America and Hillary Brady, Digital Public Library of America
Online exhibit examines how Native code talkers used their languages to serve their country and to continue the warrior tradition during World Wars I and II. Contains a large collection of pictures, stories, and audio interviews/tours that follow the story of the Native American code talkers from be more
Teacher's guide for a 22-minute video of a theatrical presentation created by the National Museum of American History. During the presentation, a fictional composite character from 1960 is conducting a training session for people interested in joining sit-ins to protest racial segregation. The chara more
Section of the online exhibit West Point in the Making of America showing how West Point graduates influenced development of the United States both domestically and abroad between the Civil War and the beginning of the twentieth century. After the Civil War, the U.S. Army was kept small in size whil more
Online exhibit exploring the story of the Star-Spangled Banner. Topics include the War of 1812 and the Battle of Baltimore; Mary Pickersgill and the making of the flag; Francis Scott Key and the song that became the national anthem; the legacy of the flag and its use as a patriotic symbol; and the e more
Lesson asks students to discuss an episode from Freedom on the Menu, a work of children's literature about the Greensboro sit-ins; identify a problem in their local community, and then volunteer to help with a service project. This project is intended to show how community service is an important pa more
Lesson encouraging children to recognize a female role model in their lives by creating a special symbolic pin. Part of the resource 'Winning the Vote for Women' this activity includes a discussion on women's suffrage and guidance on choosing effective symbols for the pin. Targets grades 1-4.