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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Nataliya Braginsky Named 2021 National History Teacher of the Year

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is delighted to announce that Nataliya Braginsky, a social studies teacher at Metropolitan Business Academy in New Haven, Connecticut, has been named the 2021 National History Teacher of the Year.
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Inside the Vault on Thursday, September 9: Benedict Arnold the Traitor

In September 1780, the discovery of General Benedict Arnold’s plot to surrender West Point to the British was a deeply shocking revelation. Arnold, whose name is now synonymous with the word “traitor,” was once a well-respected American officer responsible for key victories at Fort Ticonderoga, Crown Point, Fort Stanwix, and Saratoga.
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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. to Present the 2021 National History Teacher of the Year Award on October 6

On Wednesday, October 6 at 8 p.m. ET, Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., will present the 2021 National History Teacher of the Year Award to Nataliya Braginsky in a special virtual ceremony. 
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Summer 2021 Gilder Lehrman Institute Newsletter

The summer of 2021 saw GLI develop new programs and initiatives, improve and expand others, and continue to build on what has been fundamental to the Institute from its start: promoting the knowledge and understanding of American history through educational programs and resources.
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Hamilton Education Program Online August Newsletter: Back in the Game for 2021-2022

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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Hamilton Education Program Online August Newsletter: Back in the Game for 2021-2022

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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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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