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The State of the Union Address
Links to learning about the history of the annual State of the Union Address.


A Peek Inside the Museum Archives
Learn about the history of State Gifts and Public Gifts given to the President of the United States of America.


Pat Nixon's Yuletide Legacy
During her five holiday seasons spent in the White House, First Lady Pat Nixon utilized national celebrations to create new traditions, resurrect old ones, and expand access to “the People's House.”


Bill of Rights Day
Teachers and caregivers: This Bill of Rights Day, register your students to be among the first to experience this new We Rule: Civics for All of US program from the National Archives!


100th Anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Links to learning resources about the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery.


Veterans Day
Links to educational resources about the history of Veterans Day and resources in the National Archives.


The Cuban Missile Crisis
Links to learn about the 13 days in October 1962 when the United States and the Soviet Union were locked in a tense standoff on the brink of nuclear war.


Halloween in "The People's House"
Learn about Halloween celebrations in the Nixon White House.


Pomp and Circumstance
Inspired by the formality and pageantry he saw during his 1969 visit to Europe, President Nixon requested the Secret Service Uniformed Division adopt a new dress uniform. Learn about the controversial uniforms and what became of them.


We Rule: Civics for All of US webinars
This fall, in addition to the new by-request distance learning programs, the National Archives is also introducing a regular schedule of We Rule: Civics for All of US webinar programs. Learn more!