9-12 Resources

Pre-1865

Slavery
Photo, "An ex-slave," 1897, New York Public Library Digital Gallery

What was it like to be a slave in 19th-century America? Accounts contrast.[...] »

Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: A Visual Record

Showcases more than 1,230 images depicting the enslavement of Africans, the[...] »

Post-1865

Panic of 1873
Panic as a Health Officer Cleaning the Streets

Beginning in Europe, the Panic of 1873 quickly spread to the United States[...] »

American Originals Part II
Peary sledge party at the North Pole, April 7, 1909 NARA

Introduce students to 25 documents selected by the National Archives for[...] »

Classroom Tools

Historical Thinking & Literacy

Using Historical Ephemera in the Classroom

Ticket stubs. Report cards. Photographs. All of these things have historical[...] »

Using Technology

Evernote

Keep track of and share notes with this tool for teachers or students.


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