Teaching Materials
Ask a Master Teacher
Lesson Plan Gateway
Lesson Plan Reviews
State Standards
Teaching Guides
Digital Classroom
Ask a Digital Historian
Tech for Teachers
Beyond the Chalkboard
History Content
Ask a Historian
Beyond the Textbook
History Content Gateway
History in Multimedia
Museums and Historic Sites
National Resources
Website Reviews
Issues and Research
Report on the State of History Education
Research Briefs
Best Practices
Examples of Historical Thinking
Teaching in Action
Teaching with Textbooks
Using Primary Sources
TAH Projects
Lessons Learned
Project Directors Conference
Project Spotlight
TAH Projects
Technical Working Group
Research Advisors
Teacher Representatives
Quiz Rules
Teaching History.org logo and contact info

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

At first glance, Executive Order 9066 might read like boring bureaucratese. But what did this dry government document mean for Japanese Americans during World War II? FIND OUT MORE »

Learning Resources

Find primary sources for the month

Detail, homepage

Imagine the government drafting you after moving you to an internment camp. [...] »

Photo, Japanese American boys and their bicycles, c. 1909, U of WA

Go back in time and witness the harsh conditions at Japanese Internment Camps [...] »

Detail, homepage

Bring yourself up to speed on the Gold Rush, including the minorities involved. [...] »

Find primary sources for the month

Teaching Resources

Browse strategies and lesson plans

Photographic print, Walrus Tusks, 1931?, Lomen Bros., Library of Congress

Reducing the time you need to spend to create thought-provoking student [...] »

photographic print, Young Polish berry picker, July 1909, Lewis Wickes Hine, LOC

Discover resources that will enable you to examine this unique area of American [...] »

Notices for Japanese-Americans to report to camps. LOC

How did the World War II internment of Japanese Americans happen? Historian [...] »

Browse strategies and lesson plans


Put your knowledge to the test!

Chinese newspaper, dishware, basket and other unidentified items: From Alice Io

In the 19th century, no one expected Chinese food to take off in the United [...] »

Veterans Day is for everyone who fought for the U.S.—including those who [...] »

Print, "H.R.H. Princess Margaret," New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Daughters of rulers and subjects of history...are these statements on women of [...] »

Put your knowledge to the test!