Re-envision Women's History with Professors Carol Berkin and Catherine Clinton

Professors Carol Berkin and Catherine Clinton have revolutionized the field of American women’s history in their academic careers. Berkin struggled against a generation that believed incorrectly that there were no primary sources to support the study of women during the American Revolution. Clinton was inspired by Berkin’s persistence in discovering those sources hiding in plain sight and contributed to the then-growing field with her study of southern women of the nineteenth century.

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50 States, 1 Nation Elementary School Essay Contest Launched

A New Writing Contest for Elementary School Students
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Wall Street Journal Profile of National History Teacher of the Year and Other Press Coverage

The Gilder Lehrman Institute received generous press attention during the last month of 2019. Here are some highlights: The Wall Street Journal offered a wide-ranging profile of Gilder Lehrman Institute National History Teacher of the Year Alysha Butler on December 27, 2019.
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Spotlight on the 6-Day Teacher Seminars in 2020

Registration for the 2020 Gilder Lehrman Teacher Seminars is now open!
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Amy Murrell Taylor Wins 2019 Frederick Douglass Book Prize and Gives Interview on NPR

Amy Murrell Taylor, Professor of History at the University of Kentucky, is the winner of the 2019 Frederick Douglass Book Prize for Embattled Freedom: Journeys through the Civil War’s Slave Refugee Camps (University of North Carolina Press, 2018). At Kentucky, she holds the Theodore A. Hallam Professorship for 2019–2021. 
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Spotlight on the 3-Day Regional Teacher Seminars in 2020

Registration for the 2020 Gilder Lehrman Teacher Seminars is now open!
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Study American Immigration History with Madeline Hsu, Professor of History, University of Texas at Austin

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University are pleased to announce that registration for Spring 2020 courses is now open for the online Master of Arts in American History Program for K–12 teachers affiliated with the Gilder Lehrman Institute. We highlight here one of the five courses offered in the coming semester. American Immigration History
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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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