History in a Box is a comprehensive series of resource boxes that addresses major eras and topics in American history. Each box provides unique multimedia materials for teachers at every level from elementary through middle and high school. The resources have been designed to answer educators’ requests for teachable primary sources. Each History in a Box includes a resource book of documents placed in context with transcripts and images, posters and placards for classroom use, a poster-sized timeline, a DVD of lectures by eminent historians, a CD of music and/or readings, and related support materials.
- American History: An Introduction
- The Founding Era
- Alexander Hamilton and the Creation of the United States
- Slavery and Abolition
- Abraham Lincoln
- The Civil War
- The American West
- The Freedom to Move: Immigration and Migration in U.S. History
- The Twentieth Century: The United States and the World, 1898–1991
All the boxes are available for purchase in the Gilder Lehrman History Shop.