Announcing the 2024 EduHam Online Competition and Lottery Winners

In partnership with Hamilton, we are pleased to announce the winners of the 2024 Hamilton Education Program Online (EduHam Online) competition and lottery. EduHam Online provides students in grades 6 through 12 with a free, tailored online curriculum that combines the study of the Founding Era with the performing arts.

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Live Stream Lectures from the Statesmanship in American History Seminar, July 17-19

All K–12 teachers can register for free to attend via Zoom the scholar’s lectures at the Statesmanship in American History Seminar. Each lecture will be broadcast live from the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions in Princeton, NJ.
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Inside the Vault on July 6: 1796 Civics Textbook and Education in Early Republic

Inside the Vault: Highlights from the Gilder Lehrman Collection is an online program focusing on unique primary sources from the Gilder Lehrman Collection.
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Submit a High School Essay You Wrote This Year for the David McCullough Essay Prize

The David McCullough Essay Prizes recognize outstanding high school student research essays with cash prizes of up to $10,000.
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Video Highlights from the 2023 Gilder Lehrman Institute Gala

On May 23, the Gilder Lehrman Institute Annual Gala celebrated the power of history education, scholarship, and the remarkable individuals who make our work possible.
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Classroom and Parent Resources for Juneteenth

 Juneteenth (June 19) commemorates the end of slavery in the United States.
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Four Book Breaks from the Archives for Juneteenth

Every week, the Gilder Lehrman Institute interviews award-winning historians about important topics in American history on Book Breaks. Our growing archive of past episodes serves as a diverse and abundant resource for students, teachers, and all lovers of history.
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Recent Press Mentions

Graduation Ceremony Held for the Gettysburg College–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History

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On Saturday, July 15, Gettysburg College celebrated the achievements of graduates of the Gettysburg College–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History.
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International Press for GLI's Spanish-American Curriculum Partnership with the Queen Sofía Spanish Institute

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The Sentinel Interviews Kevin Weddle on Winning the Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History

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"In today’s 5 Questions, The Sentinel gave Weddle the opportunity to delve deeper into the research and findings of his book that recently earned him the Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History."
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