Study Women in the American Revolution with Carol Berkin, Presidential Professor American Colonial and Revolutionary History, Baruch College, CUNY

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University are pleased to announce that registration for Spring 2020 courses is now open for the online Master of Arts in American History Program for K–12 teachers affiliated with the Gilder Lehrman Institute. We highlight here one of the five courses offered in the coming semester.

Study Women in the American Revolution

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David McCullough Speaks to a Full House of Gilder Lehrman Affiliate School Students

On Tuesday, October 15, 2019, Gilder Lehrman Institute Trustee David McCullough gave a book talk at Trinity School, a Gilder Lehrman Affiliate School in New York City. The auditorium was packed full with more than 240 students and teachers from schools across New York City. McCullough’s new book, The Pioneers, was given to all the students attending. 
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Learn about the Institute's Work with a Civil Rights Leader and NYC Students

In September 2018, the Gilder Lehrman Institute discovered that the creator of a document at the center of the civil rights movement in Birmingham, Alabama, is now living in New York. We brought the Reverend C. Herbert Oliver to the Gilder Lehrman Collection to talk about his experiences in Birmingham in the 1960s. Over the course of the next year, we continued to find ways to highlight the Reverend Oliver’s visit on our blog.
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The Gilder Lehrman Institute Presents Alysha Butler with the 2019 National History Teacher of the Year Award

On October 2, 2019, in the Grand Ballroom at the Yale Club in New York City, Alysha Butler of McKinley Technology High School in Washington DC was presented with the 2019 National History Teacher of the Year Award. At the event, Gilder Lehrman staff, Affiliate School teachers, trustees, and other friends of the Institute celebrated the recipient and the teaching of history in the United States.
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Introducing John Zingale, the 2019 Washington History Teacher of the Year and National Finalist

John Zingale 2019 Washington Teacher of the Year and Finalist for National History Teacher of the Year
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Introducing Amy King, the 2019 North Carolina History Teacher of the Year and National Finalist

Amy King North Carolina History Teacher of the Year and Finalist for National History Teacher of the Year
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Getting to Know Alysha Butler, 2019 National History Teacher of the Year

Alysha Butler is a social studies teacher at McKinley Technology High School in Washington, DC. She won the 2019 Daughters of the American Revolution Outstanding Teacher of United States History Award, was a 2019 GrantEd Recipient, and was selected as the 2010 Miramar High School Teacher of the Year. Along with the nine other finalists for the award, she was asked informal questions by the Gilder Lehrman Institute. What was your initial reaction upon hearing that you were the national winner?
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Recent Press Mentions

The Gilder Lehrman Institute in Philanthropy Magazine

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Richard Gilder (left) and Lewis Lehrman (right) speak with students at Notre Dame Preparatory Academy.The July 2018 issue of

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The Hamilton Education Program in Education Dive

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In an article published today on Education Dive, Urban Assembly Media High School student Yadry Monsanto discusses her Hamilton Education Program experience on April 25, 2018: 

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Lewis E. Lehrman's Lincoln and Churchill: Statesmen at War

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We are pleased to announce the latest publication by Lewis E. Lehrman, the co-founder of the Gilder Lehrman Institute, a renowned historian, and a National Humanities Medal winner. Lincoln & Churchill: Statesmen at War, provides a new perspective on two of the greatest English-speaking statesmen and their remarkable leadership in wars of national survival. In the first book-length comparison of these two renowned war leaders, Mr.

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