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Watch It Live! President Barack Obama Addresses America's Students on September 8

Sep 4 2009
President Obama speaks directly to the nation’s children and youth about persisting and succeeding in school. [...] »

Bookmark This! Our Courts Especially for Middle School Students

Aug 20 2009
Is it possible to excite and engage your students in learning about the judicial system? [...] »

August 1945: Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Aug 4 2009
The age of nuclear warfare began on August 6, 64 years ago. [...] »

Forty Years Ago: One Giant Leap for Mankind

Jul 14 2009
It's been 40 years since man first landed on the moon. [...] »

When Did July 4 Become the Fourth of July?

Jul 2 2009
Even Thomas Jefferson got his dates mixed up. [...] »

The Supreme Court: Connections Between Past and Present

May 26 2009
The judicial system is perhaps the least understood and most complicated among the three branches of U.S. government to explain and to teach. [...] »

New Visitor's Center Opens at Monticello

Apr 14 2009
What would Thomas Jefferson Say? [...] »

Classroom Resources: Presidential Inaugurals

Jan 2 2009
Inaugural parades and balls are as integral to the nation's history as the solemnity of the presidential oath of office and the inaugural address. [...] »

The Great Depression and Today

Oct 13 2008
Does the current financial crisis echo the Great Depression? [...] »

Teaching Resources for Constitution Day

Sep 11 2008
Constitution Day is September 17. [...] »