Hamilton Education Program Online May Newsletter

Welcome to the official newsletter for the Hamilton Education Program Online, the program whose goal is to help students in grades 6–12 see the relevance of the Founding Era by using primary sources to create a performance piece (e.g., a song, rap, poem, or scene) following the model used by Lin-Manuel Miranda to create the musical Hamilton.

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Black Lives in the Founding Era News, Week 9: Annette Gordon-Reed on the Hemingses of Monticello

The Gilder Lehrman Institute initiative “Black Lives in the Founding Era” restores to view the lives and works of a wide array of African Americans in the period 1760 to 1800, drawing on our archive of historical documents and our network of scholars and master teachers. Highlighted in this weekly news post are programs, resources, and other matter related to Black Lives in Founding Era.
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Register for "Foundations of American Government: The Electoral College" Workshop

“How Did We Get Here?” is a vibrant new workshop series designed to provide teachers with ready-made, classroom-friendly resources on difficult topics in American history.
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Black Lives in the Founding Era News, Week 8: The Transcription Project

The Gilder Lehrman Institute initiative “Black Lives in the Founding Era” restores to view the lives and works of a wide array of African Americans in the period 1760 to 1800, drawing on our archive of historical documents and our network of scholars and master teachers. Highlighted in this weekly news post are programs, resources, and other matter related to Black Lives in Founding Era.
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Council on Foreign Relations Cold War Workshops May 8 and 15

In partnership with World101 from the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), the Gilder Lehrman Institute is pleased to invite you to an online professional development workshop for middle and high school teachers.
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Inside the Vault in May Features Diaries and Letters from World Wars I and II

This May on Inside the Vault, the online program that highlights unique primary sources from the Gilder Lehrman Collection, we showcase letters and diaries of World Wars I and II. 
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Annette-Gordon Reed and Ed Ayers in Conversation May 3

Please join us on May 3 for a live conversation between Professor Annette Gordon-Reed and Professor Ed Ayers as they discuss her new book On Juneteenth.
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Recent Press Mentions

The 2021 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize Presented on C-SPAN

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Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize winners with student interviewers at the 2021 award ceremonyOn April 19, 2021, the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize ceremony was held as a virtual event to honor and celebrate both the 2020 and 2021 winners of the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize: Elizabeth Varon, 2020 prizewinner for her book Armies of Deliverance: A New History of the Civil War, and David S.

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The Gilder Lehrman Institute, St. John Fisher College, Rochester Historical Society Partnership Funds Scholarship

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A new partnership between St. John Fisher College, the Rochester Historical Society, and the Gilder Lehrman Institute for American History will create a scholarship for students interested in pursuing studies in history.

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Uproxx Story on EduHam Before and During the Time of COVID

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Associate Director of Education and Director, Hamilton Education Program Sasha Rolón PereiraAssociate Director of Education and Director, Hamilton Education Program Sasha Rolón Pereira is featured prominently in this story from Uproxx by Allison Sanchez on December 18, 2020.

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