Core Documents Collection: Causes of the Civil War

https://cdc-volumes.s3.amazonaws.com/CDC+Causes+of+the+Civil+War+Stevens.mp3 Teaching American History's latest Core Documents Collection, Causes of the Civil War explains the…

The Constitutional Convention Online Exhibit – A Great Resource for Teachers and Students

In anticipation of Constitution Day (September 17), TAH invites you to take a look through…

The Atomic Bombs in the Context of World War II

On 6 August 1945, the B-29 bomber Enola Gay, piloted by Colonel Paul Tibbets, dropped…

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…

Core American Documents: The Bill of Rights

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

Core American Documents: The Executive Branch

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

Constitution Day Lecture: “The Least Dangerous Branch”

Professor Gordon Lloyd gave the attached address at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library as part…

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

https://s3.amazonaws.com/document-readings/GW+letter+podcast.mp3 "...to bigotry no sanction..."  After receiving congratulations from people and groups from across America…

Teaching America’s Founding

How do you make a country from scratch? Leaders during the American Founding, the  period…

The Declaration of Independence: Full Reading

https://s3.amazonaws.com/document-readings/Declaration+of+Independence+Podcast.mp3 TAH.org is doing a trial run of making recorded readings of essential original documents…

Teaching the Civil War and Reconstruction

The country was divided. A “nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that…

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 Dr. Jennifer Keene, of Chapman University and president of the…

Core American Documents: The Constitutional Convention

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

Teaching the American Founding and the Constitutional Convention

Over the course of 100 days in 1787, American history would be made in a…

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 iTunes and our RSS feed, and now with over…

Talking Politics and Religion in the American History Classroom

In today’s national conversation, which lately seems more like a countrywide schoolyard brawl with citizens…

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…

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…

Core American Documents: Series Introduction

TAH.org is publishing over 40 individual volumes in our Core American Documents series, with four…

Fourth Volume of Core Documents Collections – World War II Now Available!

The fourth volume of the American History and Government Core Documents Collections – World War…

Core American Documents – Sign Up for Early Access to New Volumes!

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

Third Volume of Core Documents Collections – The Constitutional Convention OUT NOW!

The third volume of the American History and Government Core Documents Collections – the Constitutional…

Second Volume of Core Documents Collections Now Available – The Great Depression and the New Deal!

Recently, TeachingAmericanHistory.org launched the first volume in the new 35-volume document collection. The second volume…

Find Free Resources for Your American History Classroom!

If you’re like most teachers, you can’t help but put your students first. In fact,…

Bill of Rights Anniversary

The Bill of Rights was adopted on 15 December, 1791, and is made up of…

New Resource: First Volume of Core Documents Collection Now Available!

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

Survey: Standards Search Tool

Teachers, We could use your input as we seek ways to improve TAH.org for you.…

Moments of Crisis Webinar: Election of 1800

If you missed September's Saturday Webinar, about the Election of 1800, you can view the…

September 17th, 2017: the Constitution’s 230th Anniversary

Constitution Day in 2017 marks 230 years since the Founders signed the Constitution and released…

Philadelphia Travel Resource

Are you planning on visiting historic Philadelphia, either yourself or with students? Our Constitutional Convention…

LBJ’s Birthday: 27 August

27 August of 2017 marks the 109th birthday of Lyndon Baynes Johnson, our 34th president.…

Summer Podcast: Re-examining Hoover and FDR

Hoover and FDR, presidents during the Great Depression, are often fit neatly into nearly-stereotypical categories:…

Summer Podcast: Jefferson and Hamilton – Opposed in Death as in Life, pt2

Originally recorded in March, 2005, Dr. Stephen Knott addressed a group of teachers in a two-session program,…

Summer Podcast: Causes of the Civil War pt.2

ew other questions in American history have generated more controversy than “What Caused the Civil…

Summer Podcast: Jefferson and Hamilton – Opposed in Death as in Life, pt1

Originally recorded in March, 2005, Dr. Stephen Knott addressed a group of teachers in a…

Summer Podcast: Causes of the Civil War, pt.1

Few other questions in American history have generated more controversy than “What Caused the Civil…

Summer Podcast: Frederick Douglass on Lincoln

Dr. Peter Myers, of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, gave this 74-minute presentation about Frederick…

TAH.org Webinars Calendars

Our two webinar series for the 17-18 school year, Saturday Webinars: Moments of Crisis and…

Documents in Detail Webinar Archives

TAH.org has completed the pilot season of Documents in Detail, with five episodes now available…

Landmark Supreme Court Cases Webinars Archives

TAH.org's 2016-17 school year Saturday Webinar series, Landmark Supreme Court Cases, has finished its run,…

Webinars for 2017-18

TAH.org is excited to announce two 10-episode webinars series for the 2017-18 school year. Both…

New Resource on TAH.org

Incorporating the Federalist Papers into American Government and American History courses is both important and…

Students “Unlock” Clues in Primary Documents, Finding Constitution Booklet

Joe Welch, an American history teacher at North Hills Middle School near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, relies…
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