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The National Archives and the National Archives Foundation have formed strategic partnerships that enable students to interact with the National Archives and encourage student engagement in government.

Virtual Programs

Watch engaging virtual programming online with historical figures, authors, historians, and many more.

Presidential Libraries

Learn more about how Presidential Libraries bring together records and artifacts from an administration.

Charters of Freedom

Discover fun facts the original Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights with this infographic.

The National Archives connects the next generation with the story of our past and gives them the tools to write our next chapter, helping the Foundation to fulfill its mission to inspire a deeper appreciation of our country’s heritage and encouraging citizen engagement in our democracy.