Inside the Vault on Thursday, July 7: Common Sense

Thomas Paine, Common Sense, 1793. (Gilder Lehrman Institute, GLC08643)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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Attend the Lincoln Prize Ceremony Online This Thursday!

Join us on April 14, 2022, at 7:45 pm (ET) for the thirty-second annual Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize!
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April 23 Veterans Legacy Program at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Chicago: Latinx Veterans

In partnership with the National Cemetery Administration’s Veterans Legacy Program, we are pleased to offer free in-person professional development sessions in the spring of 2022. These sessions will focus on different aspects of America’s Unseen Soldiers and how to effectively bring that content back to the classroom. Each will be held in a historic cemetery in the United States.
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Teacher Seminar Courses: Protest, Immigration, the American Presidency, and American Indian History

Gilder Lehrman Institute Teacher Seminars—part of our 2022 Summer PD programming–will be held online this summer, which means you can do them from anywhere, even on vacation.
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Announcing the Gettysburg College-Gilder Lehrman MA in American History

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Gettysburg College have partnered to offer the new Gettysburg College–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History, an affordable, fully online master’s degree program, led by renowned, award-winning historians, that brings together the leading non-profit American history organization and one of t
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Inside the Vault on Thursday, April 7: Thomas Jefferson's 1774 Declaration of Independence Prequel

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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Two New Self-Paced Courses: Chinese in the United States and the 1960s in Historical Perspective

The Gilder Lehrman Institute is excited to offer two new Self-Paced Courses.
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Recent Press Mentions

HAMILTON's Celebrated Education Program Returns in LA - Variety and Broadway World

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"The best way to teach history to our young people is to capture their imaginations," said Mayor Eric Garcetti. "That's why I'm excited to welcome Gilder Lehrman and the HAMILTON Education Program to Los Angeles. The EduHam program will give our students an opportunity to see the story of America's founding come alive right in front of their eyes - through the lenses of music, art, and creativity."
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Featured in FORBES Article on History Education

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In her February 2, 2022 Forbes article "Want Kids To Learn History? Ask These 4 Questions," Natalie Wexler cited the Gilder Lehrman Institute as "offer[ing] a dizzying array of programs based on the 75,000 items in its collection, all searchable online... It sponsors summer institutes with lectures by illustrious historians. But it also tries to reach students more directly. The institute counts some 30,000 schools as “affiliates,” and its document-focused lesson plans—some aimed at the elementary grades—are freely available online."
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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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