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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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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Black Lives in the Founding Era News, Week 4: Phillis Wheatley, American Poet

The Gilder Lehrman Institute’s “Black Lives in the Founding Era” initiative restores to view the lives and works of
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Register for Teacher Seminars on Colonial Life, the Revolution, and Black Lives in the Founding Era

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April Inside the Vault Spans Two Centuries of Achievement and Activism

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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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