The curated resources linked below are an initial sample of the resources coming from a collaborative and rigorous review process with the EAD Content Curation Task Force.
This video playlist is part of the New-York Historical Society’s Academy for American Democracy, a new educational initiative focusing on history and civics education for the sixth grade students.
New-York Historical Society
This resource is an interactive Google Site to help students understand the electoral process of the 2020 election.
The Democratic Knowledge Project - Harvard University
This lesson explores the relationship between National, State, and Local governments.
Bill of Rights Institute
On May 25, 1787, framers of the Constitution gathered in Philadelphia, PA to deliberate ideas about establishing a system of government for our new country. In this lesson, students will examine some of the founding principles that emerged from this meeting as well as hear about some of the people who participated.
C-SPAN Television Networks/C-SPAN Classroom
In 1787, a new plan for government was outlined in the Constitution, and as with any important document, the Constitution was delivered with a letter of introduction. Part background, part persuasion, George Washington’s cover letter provides a behind-the-scenes look at how a new government came to be designed.