Announcing the 2024 EduHam Online Competition and Lottery Winners

In partnership with Hamilton, we are pleased to announce the winners of the 2024 Hamilton Education Program Online (EduHam Online) competition and lottery. EduHam Online provides students in grades 6 through 12 with a free, tailored online curriculum that combines the study of the Founding Era with the performing arts.

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Announcing the 2024 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize Finalists

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2024 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize: Frank J. Cirillo, The Abolitionist Civil War: Immediatists and the Struggle to Transform the Union (Louisiana State University Press)
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Join Us This Summer for an Inspiring Educational Journey at Gettysburg College

The Gilder Lehrman Teacher Symposium at Gettysburg College, running from July 7 to July 10, 2024, is a four-day residential program that allows K–12 educators to collaborate with other passionate educators, explore innovative teaching strategies, and deepen their understanding of American history, all against the backdrop of historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
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Explore Black History Month Resources

In celebration of Black History Month, the Gilder Lehrman Institute highlights resources for studying Black history in America through curated groupings of documents and accompanying materials.
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Nominate a Teacher for the 2024 National History Teacher of the Year

Nominations are open for the 2024 National History Teacher of the Year Award! Each year, we honor 53 teachers from across the country who have made an impact in their school community. We encourage you to submit a nomination for a deserving teacher. The nomination form takes just two minutes. 
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Classroom and Parent Resources for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

 On the third Monday of every January, the United States celebrates the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., the iconic Baptist minister and activist who became one of the most well-known leaders of the Civil Rights Movement. The first federal Martin Luther King Jr. holiday was celebrated in 1986, though President Ronald Reagan signed the law in November 1983.
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Remembering Sandra Day O'Connor (1930-2023)

On December 1, 2023, trailblazing Justice Sandra Day O’Connor died at age 93.
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Recent Press Mentions

Graduation Ceremony Held for the Gettysburg College–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History

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On Saturday, July 15, Gettysburg College celebrated the achievements of graduates of the Gettysburg College–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History.
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International Press for GLI's Spanish-American Curriculum Partnership with the Queen Sofía Spanish Institute

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The Sentinel Interviews Kevin Weddle on Winning the Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History

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"In today’s 5 Questions, The Sentinel gave Weddle the opportunity to delve deeper into the research and findings of his book that recently earned him the Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History."
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