NEW: GILDER LEHRMAN INSTITUTE RETAIL SHOP

The Gilder Lehrman Institute's retail shop features merchandise with some of our favorite documents from the Gilder Lehrman Collection.

Visit this page for mugs, tote bags, posters, and more.

Books, posters, and other education resources will continue to be offered via our Affiliate School Program monthly offers. Are you a K-12 educator not yet enrolled in the free Affiliate School Program? Click here.

Questions? Please email shop@gilderlehrman.org.

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The Supreme Court and the Constitution in the 20th Century (Self-Paced Course)

Examine nine defining cases and themes to gain an understanding of how regular people, social movement activists, politicians, scholars, lawyers, and judges have fought about what the Constitution means inside and outside of the courtroom. Led by Professor Melvin Urofsky, Virginia Commonwealth University.

The Vietnam War (Self-Paced Course)

This course covers the long struggle for Vietnam, waged between 1940 and 1975, with particular attention to the period of direct American involvement.

The World at War (Self-Paced Course)

Explore the role of the two world wars in shaping modern American history, using scholarly interpretations of what the years 1914-1945 meant for America on a domestic and international level. Led by Professor Michael Neiberg, United States Army War College.
 

Women and Gender in 19th-Century America (Self-Paced Course)

Examine six moments in the 19th century when women and gender were central to the fundamental struggle and nature of the republic itself, from the aftermath of the American Revolution to the industrialization of America. Led by Professor Stephanie McCurry, Columbia University.

Women and Politics in 20th-Century America (Self-Paced Course)

Explore the struggles and successes of American women fighting for equality in American politics, culture, and life, from the struggle for suffrage through the campaign for fair wages. Led by Professor Linda Gordon, New York University.

Women in the American Revolution (Self-Paced Course)

Explore the many roles women played in the War for Independence, from the earliest protests and boycotts to the American victory at Yorktown. You will also explore the changing gender roles and ideal—from “notable housewife” to “Republican woman” spurred by women’s participation in the creation of the new republic.

World War II (Self-Paced Course)

Explore the myths and half-truths that Hollywood has bequeathed to Americans about the war, while being introduced to arguments that have emerged from the latest scholarship on themes like the home front, the actual fighting of the war, and the processes of peacemaking.

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