Announcing the Winners of the Ham4Progress Award for Educational Advancement

Ham4Progress is an extension of the Hamilton Education Program.The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History has been proud to partner with Hamilton on the Ham4Progress Award for Educational Advancement.

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Black Lives in the Founding Era News, Week 11: Black Soldiers for Britain

The Gilder Lehrman Institute initiative “Black Lives in the Founding Era” restores to view the lives and works of a wide array of African Americans in the period 1760 to 1800, drawing on our archive of historical documents and our network of scholars and master teachers. Highlighted in this weekly news post are programs, resources, and other matter related to Black Lives in Founding Era.
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Register Now for the Summer 2021 History School

Teachers looking to give summer credit or prepare students for upcoming school year topics— Families looking for a fun way into history for kids— Elementary, middle, and high school students looking for something interesting to do this summer—
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Black Lives in the Founding Era News, Week 10: Slavery in New York by 1800 Census

The Gilder Lehrman Institute initiative “Black Lives in the Founding Era” restores to view the lives and works of a wide array of African Americans in the period 1760 to 1800, drawing on our archive of historical documents and our network of scholars and master teachers. Highlighted in this weekly news post are programs, resources, and other matter related to Black Lives in Founding Era.
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A Live Conversation with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., on June 2

Please join us on June 2 at 7 p.m. ET for a live conversation between historian Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and the Rev. Phillip Jackson as they discuss Gates’s new book, The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song.  Register to attend here for free.
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Presenting the 60th Issue of History Now, Black Lives in the Founding Era

History Now is the online journal of the Gilder Lehrman Institute. Each issue features original essays by renowned historians on key topics and eras in American history.
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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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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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