Spring registration now open for the Pace-Gilder Lehrman MA Program in American History

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University are pleased to announce that registration for Spring 2019 courses is now open for the Master of Arts in American History through online courses for K–12 teachers affiliated with the Gilder Lehrman Institute.

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2019 Teacher Seminar Registration Now Open

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History offers rigorous Teacher Seminars for K–12 educators. Held at colleges and historic sites across the US and abroad, the weeklong workshops include daily programs with leading American historians, visits to local historic sites, and hands-on work with primary sources. These highly competitive seminars are open exclusively to participants in the Institute’s free Affiliate School Program.
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Immigration in Historical and Contemporary Context: An Interview with HISTORY NOW Contributor Jane Hong

One of the featured writers in the Fall 2018 issue of History Now is Jane Hong, an assistant professor of history at Occidental College in Los Angeles. Her first book, Opening the Gates to Asia: A Transpacific History of How America Repealed Asian Exclusion, will be published in Fall 2019 by the University of North Carolina Press.
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New Exhibitions Featuring Gilder Lehrman Materials on Civil and Voting Rights for African Americans

New-York Historical Society and Morgan Library Exhibitions Display Gilder Lehrman Collection Documents  Opening on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 
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Introducing Laura LaChappelle, the 2018 Georgia History Teacher of the Year

Laura LaChappelle Georgia History Teacher of the Year Since 2004, 749 exemplary American history teachers from elementary, middle, and high schools in all fifty states, Department of Defense schools, Washington DC, and US territories have been named State History Teacher of the Year. The National History Teacher of the Year is named in the fall.
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Susan B. Anthony Fights for Voting Rights for Women in 1882

From the Gilder Lehrman Collection: A Call to Arms from Susan B. Anthony  Building on the women’s suffrage materials in the Collection, the Gilder Lehrman Institute has recently acquired an impassioned letter from the foremost advocate for women’s right to vote. 
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Introducing Emily McCormick, the 2018 Department of Defense Schools History Teacher of the Year

Emily McCormick DoDEA History Teacher of the Year Since 2004, 749 exemplary American history teachers from elementary, middle, and high schools in all fifty states, Department of Defense schools, Washington DC, and US territories have been named State History Teacher of the Year. The National History Teacher of the Year is named in the fall.
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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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