How Did We Get Here? Early Bird Discount for "The Great Migration" through Saturday

Professional Development on Topical Issues

The How Did We Get Here? professional development series provides teachers with ready-made, classroom-friendly resources on topics in American history that are front-and-center in current events, such as the Great Migration, US foreign policy from before World War I to now, and the experiences of American Indians, Asian Americans, Latino and Latina Americans, and the LGBTQ community.

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2022 National History Teacher of the Year Nominations Now Open

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is seeking nominations for the 2022 National History Teacher of the Year.
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Hamilton Education Program Online January Newsletter: Common Sense

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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Book Breaks in January

Since the summer of 2020, the Gilder Lehrman Institute’s Book Breaks has featured the most exciting history scholars in America discussing their books live with Book Breaks hosts followed by a Q&A with home audiences. A Book Breaks subscription gives you access to both our weekly live book talks and an archive of over eighteen months of past events on our website.
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Inside the Vault on Thursday, January 6: Washington’s Crossing of the Delaware River

Inside the Vault: Highlights from the Gilder Lehrman Collection is an online program that explores unique primary sources from the Gilder Lehrman Collection.
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The Pace-Gilder Lehrman MA in American History Spring 2022 Courses

The Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History Program is a fully online, fully accredited, 30-credit degree program.
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New Self-Paced Course: The Age of Revolutions: 1775-1804

Situating the struggle for American independence amidst the broader transformations of the Age of Revolutions, Iona College Professor Nora Slonimsky explores the meanings and scope of revolution, both in the long eighteenth century and in contested memories today.
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Recent Press Mentions

2021 State History Teachers of the Year in the News

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KOLN/KGIN-TV 10/11 News broadcasts a story about the surprise ceremony for Nebraska History Teacher of the year Nathan Bassett of Lincoln Lutheran Middle and High School.
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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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