Summer Civics Workshops

Dates: June 2, 17 and 23
Location: Online

The Center for Legislative Archives at the National Archives and the National Archives Foundation are pleased to provide free online civics workshop series for educators across the country. Each session runs for approximately one hour.

*NOTE: Teachers can register for one, two or all three sessions. You will select dates in section 2 of the form below. Questions? Contact us at

Representing Congress: Clifford K. Berryman’s Political Cartoons (June 2 @ 10:00am CST)
Representing Congress is an eBook which presents a selection of political cartoons and learning resources to engage students in a discussion of what Congress is, how it works, and what it does. Join us to learn how these political cartoons address big civics and government ideas, and how to integrate them into your classroom instruction.

The Cold War in Political Cartoons, 1946 – 1963 (June 17 at 9:00am CST)
Join us to learn how you can engage your students in analyzing political cartoons from the Cold War Era and to understand the relationship of the United States to the world in this era of fundamental changes in foreign policy.

America and the World: Foreign Affairs in Political Cartoons, 1898-1940 (June 23 @ 9:00am CST
Join us to learn how you can engage students in analyzing political cartoons drawn by Clifford K. Berryman between 1898 and 1948 to deepen their learning about topics and major events in U.S. foreign policy.