Hamilton Education Program Online June Newsletter: Announcing the Spring Winners

"Sam Adams Rap" from Kecoughtan High School, VAWe are pleased to announce the Outstanding Performance Winners and Lottery Winners of the Spring 2021 Hamilton Education Program Online National Competition.

The Outstanding Performance Winners are

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Summer Book Breaks and History Books for the Beach

Since the summer of 2020, Gilder Lehrman Book Breaks has featured the most exciting history scholars in America discussing their books live with host William Roka followed by a Q&A with home audiences. The summer of 2021 covers a diverse set of books that make for probing discussions on the founding of the country, its constructed myths, and its brutal realities.
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Black Lives in the Founding Era News, Week 12: A Black Patriot's Pay Warrant

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 doc
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Inside the Vault in June: The March toward Equality from 1788 to 1963

This June on Inside the Vault, the online program that highlights unique primary sources from the Gilder Lehrman Collection, we trace the movement of civil rights from one of its most iconic moments to far earlier efforts in previous centuries that helped lay the groundwork.
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Black Lives in the Founding Era News, Week 11: Black Soldiers for Britain

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to view the lives and works of a wide array of African Americans in the period 1760 to 1800, drawing on our archive of historical documents and our network of scholars and master teachers.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 Now for the Summer 2021 History School

Teachers looking to give summer credit or prepare students for upcoming school year topics— Families looking for a fun way into history for kids— Elementary, middle, and high school students looking for something interesting to do this summer—
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Black Lives in the Founding Era News, Week 10: Slavery in New York by 1800 Census

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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Recent Press Mentions

The 2021 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize Presented on C-SPAN

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On 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. Reynolds, 2021 prizewinner for his book Abe: Abraham Lincoln in His Times. 
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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 Pereira is featured prominently in this story from Uproxx by Allison Sanchez on December 18, 2020.
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