Discover ways to bring history to life with featured materials, lesson plans, and resources which highlight the fascinating people and customs of the U.S. House of Representatives.
The Office of the Historian provides complimentary print copies of select print publications for classroom use (subject to availability).
This packet contains a sampling of the educational materials designed for teachers on the History, Art & Archives website. It includes an overview, book request forms, and sample lesson plans using the publications Women in Congress and Black Americans in Congress.
Illinois Speaker Joseph G. "Uncle Joe" Cannon wants to visit the 435 congressional districts to learn more about the United States and beyond. Help our cigar chomping, domino playing Speaker by taking him along on your travels or just to show him a slice of your hometown.
Information and tips for teachers and school groups planning a trip to the U.S. Capitol.