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

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

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

August 1945: Hiroshima and Nagasaki

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

Forty Years Ago: One Giant Leap for Mankind

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

When Did July 4 Become the Fourth of July?

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

The Supreme Court: Connections Between Past and Present

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

What would Thomas Jefferson Say? [...] »

Classroom Resources: Presidential Inaugurals

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

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

Teaching Resources for Constitution Day

Constitution Day is September 17. [...] »