August 15, 2018

Primary Source Spotlight: Women’s History

Teaching resourcesPrimary Source Learning: Women in U.S. History Primary Source Learning: Women’s Road to the VotePrimary source setsPrimary Source Spotlight: Woman Suffrage collections Women's Suffrage select primary sources & teacher's guideActivistsJane Addams Susan B. Anthony Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell Carrie S. Burnham Shirley Chisholm Betty Friedan Emma Goldman Helen Keller Carrie Nation Lucretia Mott Rosa Parks Alice Paul … [Read more...]

Learning from the Source: Jefferson’s Rough Draft of the Declaration

The Teaching with the Library of Congress blog has started to publish primary source starters–quick, easy-to-use activity ideas using primary sources from the Library’s collections. The first uses Thomas Jefferson's rough draft of the Declaration of Independence to help students think critically about the process that produced the document. Get all the details by reading the Thomas Jefferson’s Rough Draft of the Declaration of Independence post. … [Read more...]