Black Lives in the Founding Era News, Week 6: Crispus Attucks

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to view the lives and works of a wide array of African Americans in the period 1760 to 1800, drawing on our archive of historical documents and our network of scholars and master teachers.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.

Black Lives in the Founding Era News, Week 6

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Teacher Seminars Now Feature Plenary Sessions with Distinguished Historians

Since 1994, the Gilder Lehrman Institute has offered premier professional development for K–12 history teachers through Teacher Seminars. Our seminars have consistently received praise from participating teachers, who value learning from leading scholars to improve their own classroom teaching. Now in its 27th year, our Teacher Seminars for the first time feature plenary sessions with leading historians.
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Hamilton Education Program Online April Newsletter (for April 30 Deadline!)

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 s
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Black Lives in the Founding Era News, Week 5: Absalom Jones and Richard Allen Defend Black Volunteers in 1793 Epidemic

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to view the lives and works of a wide array of African Americans in the period 1760 to 1800, drawing on our archive of historical documents and our network of scholars and master teachers.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. Black Lives in the Founding Era News, Week 5
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Nominations for National History Teacher of the Year 2021 Extended to April 30

The nomination deadline has been extended to April 30 for the 2021 National History Teacher of the Year Award.
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Announcing Ten Winners of American History in 100 Documents: An Innovative Curriculum Contest

The Gilder Lehrman Institute is pleased to announce the ten winners of the inaugural American History in 100 Documents: An Innovative Curriculum Contest.
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Lincoln Prize Ceremony Celebrates 2020 and 2021 Winners on April 19

Please join us on April 19 for the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize ceremony.
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Recent Press Mentions

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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Daina Ramey Berry's "Lives of the Enslaved" Pace–Gilder Lehrman Online MA Course Featured in NBC News Article

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Daina Ramey Berry at the 2019 Frederick Douglass Book Prize AwardsIn a Dallas-Fort Worth NBC affiliate article exploring “How to Transform Black History Education in Schools,” Daina Ramey Berry’s “Lives of the Enslaved,” a Pace–Gilder Lehrman Online MA in American History course, was featured prominently.

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