Introducing Jeremy Risty, the 2018 South Dakota History Teacher of the Year

Jeremy Risty

South Dakota History Teacher of the Year

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Introducing Andrew Beyer, the 2018 Oregon History Teacher of the Year

Andrew Beyer Oregon History Teacher of the Year
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The 2019 Lincoln Prize Ceremony in New York City

The thirtieth annual Lincoln Prize was presented to David Blight for his biography Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom at a ceremony held in the Union League Club of New York City on April 16, 2019.
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Honoring the Memory and Legacy of David Brion Davis

On Sunday, April 14, 2019, revered historian David Brion Davis passed away at the age of 92. Professor Davis was integral to the founding of the Gilder Lehrman Institute and served as the founding director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale, where he was Sterling Professor of American History Emeritus. Davis wrote sixteen highly influential books, most famously his trilogy, The Problem of Slavery, which revolutionized the study of slavery, making it central to the study of American history.
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Introducing Jane Williams, the 2018 Oklahoma History Teacher of the Year

Jane Williams 2018 Oklahoma History Teacher of the Year
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Announcing the Dear George Washington Contest winners for 2018–2019

The Dear George Washington Contest is an annual writing contest for Gilder Lehrman Affiliate School students in grades 2–5. The contest introduces students to the issues facing early Americans and encourages them to think critically about the founding of the nation. Each student contestant writes a letter of 250–300 words to President George Washington, telling the President what to focus on during his first term.
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Introducing Charles McDougall, the 2018 Ohio History Teacher of the Year

Charles McDougall Ohio History Teacher of the Year
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Recent Press Mentions

The Gilder Lehrman Institute in Philanthropy Magazine

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Richard Gilder (left) and Lewis Lehrman (right) speak with students at Notre Dame Preparatory Academy.The July 2018 issue of

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The Hamilton Education Program in Education Dive

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In an article published today on Education Dive, Urban Assembly Media High School student Yadry Monsanto discusses her Hamilton Education Program experience on April 25, 2018: 

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Lewis E. Lehrman's Lincoln and Churchill: Statesmen at War

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We are pleased to announce the latest publication by Lewis E. Lehrman, the co-founder of the Gilder Lehrman Institute, a renowned historian, and a National Humanities Medal winner. Lincoln & Churchill: Statesmen at War, provides a new perspective on two of the greatest English-speaking statesmen and their remarkable leadership in wars of national survival. In the first book-length comparison of these two renowned war leaders, Mr.

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