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
Quiz
Website Reviews
Issues and Research
Report on the State of History Education
Research Briefs
Roundtables
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
About
Staff
Partners
Technical Working Group
Research Advisors
Teacher Representatives
Privacy
Quiz Rules
Blog
Outreach
Teaching History.org logo and contact info

Veterans Day

Are veterans visiting your school this Veterans Day? Even if your students won't have the chance to learn from veterans in person, they can listen to and read the words of veterans from World War I to the present day, thanks to the Library of Congress. FIND OUT MORE »

Learning Resources

Explore the experiences of American soldiers

Screencapture, Beyond the Movie: Pearl Harbor

Explore the real stories, real heroes, real places, and real action underlying [...] »

Greater Boston: Profile on Susumu Ito, WWII Veteran

World War II veteran Susumu Ito talks about his memories of serving in the all- [...] »

Screencapture, Local War Stories: Francis Murphy

World War II U.S. Navy veteran Francis Murphy talks about his experiences [...] »

Browse Learning Resources

Teaching Resources

Browse strategies for teaching about service

Photo, California Vietnam Veterans Memorial, March 19, 2007, rscottjones, Flickr

What do memorials say about history and how it's remembered? On Veterans Day, [...] »

Screencap, IWitness Intro Video, IWitness Main Page, 15 May 2012

Delve into 20th-century history with Holocaust survivor and witness testimonies. [...] »

A letter from Jasper Barney, LOC

Historian Chandra Manning analyzes Civil War letters from black and white Union [...] »

Browse Teaching Resources

Quizzes

Test your military and Veterans Day knowledge!

Photo, Berlin Airlift airplane[...], August 18, 1948, Joint Export Import Agency

Think you're a post-WWII expert? Test your knowledge with this quiz on the [...] »

Does the movie "Glory" depict historical accuracy or wholesale fiction? [...] »

Sheet music, Wanted - a substitute!, 1863, Frank Wilder, Library of Congress

Both the North and South instituted drafts during the Civil War. Popular music [...] »

Browse Quizzes
 
Content