Author Colin Calloway Wins 2019 George Washington Prize 

Author and historian Colin Calloway has won the coveted George Washington Prize, including an award of $50,000, for his new book, The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First Americans, and the Birth of the Nation (Oxford). One of the nation’s largest and most prestigious literary awards, now in its fourteenth year, the George Washington Prize honors its namesake by recognizing the year’s best new books on the nation’s founding era, especially those that engage a broad public audience. 

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The Pace-Gilder Lehrman MA in American History Summer Courses

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and Pace University offer a Master of Arts in American History through online courses for K–12 teachers everywhere. The online program offers the unique opportunity for educators to work with two dynamic and eminent institutions dedicated to lifelong learning and career preparedness.
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Introducing Brandon Brown, the 2018 North Carolina History Teacher of the Year

Brandon Brown North Carolina History Teacher of the Year
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Introducing Dennis Urban, the 2018 New York History Teacher of the Year

Dennis Urban New York History Teacher of the Year
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Introducing Erica Galinski, the 2018 New Jersey History Teacher of the Year

Erica Galinski New Jersey History Teacher of the Year
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Announcing the Winners of the 2018–2019 Civil War Student Essay Contest

The Gilder Lehrman Institute received a record 873 submissions for the 2018–2019 Civil War Student Essay Contest.
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Introducing Nicole Woulfe, the 2018 New Hampshire History Teacher of the Year

Nicole Woulfe New Hampshire 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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