Core Documents Collection: Women’s Voices in Religion in American History and Politics

While women have historically made up an overwhelming percentage of America’s religious practitioners, their roles…

2019-2020 Webinars – Registration is Open

Saturday Webinars: American Minds - REGISTER HERE During the 2019-20 school year we will revisit…

Saturday Webinar: Federalists vs. Antifederalists

The second of TAH.org's Federalist-Antifederalist Debates that took place most obviously from late 1787 through 1788,…

Documents in Detail: LBJ’s Great Society

In this final episode of the 2018-19 Documents in Detail year, we discuss President Lyndon…

Saturday Webinars: The Great Society vs. Modern Conservatism

The final episode in the 2018-19 Great American Debates webinar series, in which the ideas,…

Documents in Detail: FDR’s 1944 State of the Union Speech

In this month's episode of Franklin Roosevelt's 1933 State of the Union address, famous for…

Saturday Webinars: Martin Luther King, jr. vs. Malcolm X

Drs. Chris Burkett, Peter Myers, and Lucas Morel discussed the different views and goals of…

Documents in Detail: Wilson’s Fourteen Points

Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points laid out Wilson's plan for not only a post-war world, but…

Core American Documents: The Bill of Rights

TeachingAmericanHistory.org is excited to share another resource for American history,  government, civics, and social studies…

Saturday Webinar: FDR vs. Hoover

TAH'S Saturday Webinar on March 3rd, 2019, focused on the ideological, practical, and political debates…

Documents in Detail: Roosevelt’s Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine

An essential statement of America's changing role in the world at the time, both aimed…

Saturday Webinar: Imperialists vs. Non-Interventionists

TAH.org's Great American Debates Saturday Webinar for 2 February 2019 focused on the heated years…

Documents in Detail: Lincoln’s Speech on the Repeal of the Missouri Compromise

Abraham Lincoln's 1865 speech on the repeal of the Missouri Compromise signaled his return to…

Saturday Webinar: Secessionists vs. Unionists

The first Great American Debates webinar of 2019 took place on Saturday, 12 January, with…

Documents in Detail: Thomas Jefferson’s Letter to Roger Weightman

Thomas Jefferson wrote this letter only weeks before his death in 1826, and in it…

Saturday Webinar: Lincoln vs. Douglas

TAH.org's last Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas, in their famous 'Lincoln-Douglas Debates' of 1858. Our…

Documents in Detail: Bill of Rights

Our Documents in Detail episode for 14 NOV 18 focused on the Bill of Rights:…

Saturday Webinar: Frederick Douglass vs. William Lloyd Garrison

Lincoln's Sacred Effort: Defining Religion's Role in American Self-Government, Lucas Morel Frederick Douglass: Race and…

Documents in Detail: Brutus I

The 24 OCT 18 episode of Documents in Detail took a look at Brutus I,…

Saturday Webinars: Jefferson vs. Hamilton

The Saturday Webinar for October 2018 featured a discussion of the political and personal split…

Core American Documents: The Executive Branch

"[The concept of executive power]...in our system of government, which subscribes to the rule of…

TAH.org Podcast Now on Google Play

You can access our current and archived podcasts through Google Play, and subscribe to our…

Constitution Day Lecture: “The Least Dangerous Branch”

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library as part of the commemoration of the 231st anniversary of the…

Documents in Detail: Madison’s Debates in the Federal Convention of 1787

[caption id="attachment_4149" align="alignright" width="199"]Documents in Detail focused on excerpts from James Madison's Notes of Debates in…

Core American Documents: Reconstruction

"Reconstruction is one of these times in American History where you can learn the limits…

Washington’s letter to the Hebrew Congregation at Newport: Full Reading

"...to bigotry no sanction..."  After receiving congratulations from people and groups from across America upon…

Documents in Detail: James Madison’s Memorial and Remonstrance

James Madison authored a powerful defense of religious liberty while serving in the Virginia state…

The Declaration of Independence: Full Reading

TAH.org is doing a trial run of making recorded readings of essential original documents available…

Saturday Webinar: Patriots vs. Loyalists

The 2018-19 season of TAH.org's Patriots vs. Loyalists, in which our scholars dug deeply into…

Core Documents Collection: Religion in American History and Politics

"You can't understand American History without understanding the role of religion in our history and…

Core American Documents: World War 2

[podcast] Today's podcast includes an interview with Daniel Mitchell if you have any questions or would like…

Core American Documents: The Constitutional Convention

The best way to study the advantages and disadvantages of compromise is to study the…

Core American Documents: The American Founding

The American Founding, which took place from 1776-1791, is book-ended by the Declaration of Independence…

Core American Documents: Great Depression and New Deal

The Great Depression and New Deal can be more easily understood by thinking of it…

TAH.org Podcasts Now Available on Stitcher!

The TAH.org podcast, already available through

Documents in Detail: A Time for Choosing

[caption id="attachment_4021" align="alignright" width="371"]Documents in Detail webinar series, focused on Ronald Reagan's 1964 "

Core American Documents: Documents and Debates

The latest volumes of our Core American Documents Collections – Documents and Debates – are…

Core Documents: 2 Volume “Documents and Debates” now available

The latest volumes of  our Core American Documents Collections – Documents and Debates – are…

Saturday Webinar: Iran Hostage Crisis

TAH.org's last Saturday Webinar for the 2017-18 school year, today we focused on the 444…

Documents in Detail: MLK’s “I Have a Dream” Speech

Today's Dr. Martin Luther King jr.'s "I Have a Dream Speech," which was delivered on the…

Core American Documents: The Cold War

Today's podcast includes a conversation with David Krugler, Professor of History at the University of…

Fifth Volume of Core Documents Collection – The Cold War Now Available!

The latest volume of  our Core American Documents Collections – the Cold War – is…

Saturday Webinars: Watergate

TAH.org's 7 APril 2018 Watergate, and the ensuing political and seeming constitutional crisis that ensued.…

Document in Detail: The Long Telegram

Wednesday 21 March's webinar focused on the Long Telegram, the famous George Kennan communique from…

Core American Documents: Series Introduction

TAH.org is publishing over 40 individual volumes in our

Saturday Webinar: Bloody Sunday in Selma, AL

Saturday, 3 March 2018's TAH.org teacher webinar was about Bloody Sunday in Selma, Alabama. The…

Documents in Detail: FDR’s Commonwealth Club Address

TeachingAmericanHistory.org's Documents in Detail webinar for Wednesday, 21 FEB 2018 focused on FDR's Commonwealth Club…

Special Video Presentation: Gordon Lloyd at Pepperdine on the Bill of Rights

Dr. Gordon Lloyd visited Dr. Jeff Sikkenga's class at Pepperdine University in early February 2018…

Saturday Webinar: The Cuban Missile Crisis

TAH.org's 3 FEB 18 Cuban Missile Crisis, the '13 days' during which the world seemed…

Documents in Detail: Theodore Roosevelt’s New Nationalism speech

  Documents in Detail webinar. The importance of the political context around the speech -…
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