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The following sites host lesson plans created by teachers and scholars. All are free to browse, download, and use, and are all rooted in primary documents available on

Share My Lesson

  • Our repository for all lessons created and added from 2015 forward, in partnership with the American Federation of┬áTeachers’ and their free lesson database project


  • A grant-funded project between the Ashbrook Center and the National Endowment for the Humanities

The American Founding

  • Documents-based lessons about the American Founding

Churchill and America

  • A collection of lessons about the relationship between Winston Churchill and America