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Programs & Events | The Institute promotes and celebrates accomplishments in American history education and scholarship at every level. Deepen your understanding and appreciation of American history by participating in a program or joining the Institute’s growing network of teachers, students, scholars, and supporters. | The Institute promotes and celebrates accomplishments in American

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Summer PD: Self-Paced Courses | Gilder Lehrman Institute ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 15, 2017  · Summer is a great time for teachers to take a Self-Paced Course and earn professional development credit while picking up content knowledge and pedagogical skills. Each Self-Paced Course is equivalent to 15 PD credit hours and can be taken at any time or place, with no deadlines or expiration dates.Click here to browse all 16 courses, or discover the two newest offerings below:

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Courses: Spring 2021 | Gilder Lehrman Institute of ...

Posted: (52 years ago) with Daina Ramey Berry, Oliver Radkey Regents Professor in History, University of Texas at Austin This course is a study of enslaved people and the ways human beings coped with captivity. Students will listen to their voices through audio files, diaries, letters, actions, and silences. In addition to listening to enslaved people, students will have the opportunity to engage cutting-edge scholarship on the subject. Although the early literature objectified enslaved people and hardly paid attention to their experiences, …

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Frequently Asked Questions | Gilder Lehrman Institute of ...

Posted: (52 years ago) After finishing your course by scoring 80% or higher on each quiz, you will find a “Click here to download your certificate” link under the last quiz. This generalized certificate lists your name, course title, and number of credit hours earned. If the name on your certificate is wrong, or if you require more detailed documentation, please ...

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Online Courses FAQs | Gilder Lehrman Institute of American ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Through Fall semester 2017, the cost will remain at $600 per course for the Gilder Lehrman affiliated courses and will be credited towards the Adams State MA in Humanities with an Emphasis in American History. But to reiterate, after the Fall semester 2017, Adams State University will not be offering Gilder Lehrman affiliated courses.

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Race and Rights in America | Gilder Lehrman Institute of ...

Posted: (52 years ago) This course examines the fundamental tension between human equality and government by consent, a tension present at the birth of the American Union in 1776.The tension between freedom and equality forms the context for the struggle of black Americans—nay, all Americans—to exercise their rights as …

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Courses: Summer 2021 | Gilder Lehrman Institute of ...

Posted: (52 years ago) with Nora Slonimsky, Gardiner Assistant Professor of History, Iona College As we approach the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution, there are timeless as well as new questions about its legacy. Situating the struggle for American independence amidst the broader transformations of the Age of Revolutions, this course explores the meanings and scope of revolution, both in the long eighteenth century and in contested memories today. By considering how contact and imperial expansion in North …

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Register Now for the Summer 2021 History School | Gilder ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 25, 2021  · Class and course duration: 60 minutes a week for 6 weeks Dates: June 29–August 3, 2021 Day/time: Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m. ET / 1:00 p.m. PT COURSES FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS Students register for the entire course. AP United States History, Test Preparation This course will be a combination of self-paced videos and live sessions.

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Self-Paced Courses | Gilder Lehrman Institute of American ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Self-Paced Courses | My Courses Self-Paced Courses offer graduate-level online instruction in American history by eminent historians. Courses are available to watch or listen to on your own time and at your own pace. Courses can also be used by educators to obtain professional development credit, with certificates available upon completion of the accompanying quizzes.

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Free Online History School Summer Courses Open for ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 10, 2020  · The course will be led by Alysha Butler, 2019 National History Teacher of the Year. The United States, 1492–1865 Originally developed by renowned Professor Steven Mintz, this survey-style course will immerse students in American history to 1865.

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Professional Development | Gilder Lehrman Institute of ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Professional Development | The Institute offers a wide range of professional development opportunities in American history, from customized in-person training at your school with scholars and master teachers, to rigorous summer teacher seminars and online courses for CEUs and graduate credits. | The Institute offers a wide range of professional development opportunities in American history ...

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MA in American History | Gilder Lehrman Institute of ...

Posted: (52 years ago) MA in American History | The Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History Program is a fully online, fully accredited, 30-credit degree program. Following the completion of ten 3-credit courses, including the required Historiography and Historical Methods course and Thesis/Capstone course, students are awarded a master’s degree in American history, and can participate in the Pace University ...

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Videos: Immigration Course | Gilder Lehrman Institute of ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Videos: Immigration Course | Please click the play button on the video to begin your course. You can pause the video and use the arrows to navigate between lectures. Closed captioning and Spanish subtitles are available. This video series was made possible by a generous grant from the Charles Hayden Foundation. | Please click the play button on the video to begin your course.

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Past Online History School Classes | Gilder Lehrman ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Additionally this course focused on strategies for reading and writing that are essential for any student planning to take the APUSH course or test during the 2020–2021 school year. History of Voting Rights Struggle taught by Alysha Butler (2019 National History Teacher of the Year Winner) Grade Levels: High school students (9th–12th grade)

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The Kennedy Presidency | Gilder Lehrman Institute of ...

Posted: (52 years ago) COURSE CONTENT: Six seminar sessions led by Professor Perry Four pedagogy sessions with a Gilder Lehrman Master Teacher Primary source readings and digital resources to supplement Professor Perry's lectures; A certificate of completion for 15 hours of professional development credit Readings: The optional readings, videos, and digital resources for each seminar session are listed in the ...

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History in the Making | Gilder Lehrman Institute of ...

Posted: (52 years ago) This course is for middle and high school students (grades 6–12). Parents, teachers, and other adults are welcome to attend the course but are asked not to participate in polls or submit discussion questions so that we may prioritize student learning. Lesson Schedule and Registration. Registration is for the full 6-session course.

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History School | Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

Posted: (52 years ago) Course: Class Overview : Audience: Hamilton Cast Read Along with Keisha Rembert (2019 Illinois History Teacher of the Year) Hamilton cast members read children’s books on American history topics and themes with a history teacher.. Course Length: 8 weeks; Weekly Time Commitment: 30 minutes; Recordings will be posted on the course page on Fridays at 2:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. PT starting …

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Discover Two New Gilder Lehrman Self-Paced Courses ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Dec 18, 2015  · The course goes beyond the Emancipation Proclamation to discover the long and complex path, from the Revolution to the Civil War, that led to the abolishment of slavery.The course includes lectures by Professor James Oakes of the Graduate Center, City University of New York, and an exploration of a collection of letters, speeches, and documents.

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Past History School Classes | Gilder Lehrman Institute of ...

Posted: (52 years ago) This course examined the struggle for voting rights from Reconstruction to the present day. The course focused on the African American–led protests of the 1950s and 1960s through the lens of the film Selma, using the Selma Online curriculum created by Harvard University’s Hutchins Center, which is led by Prof. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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AP United States History, Test Prep: 1890-Present | Gilder ...

Posted: (52 years ago) This course will introduce students to the final three time periods (1890–Present) covered by the College Board’s AP United States History curriculum. Students will use the Gilder Lehrman Institute’s APUSH Study Guide and primary source documents to discuss major historical topics. Additionally, this course will focus on strategies for ...

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Immigration and the American Story | Gilder Lehrman ...

Posted: (52 years ago) This course will include both live sessions by Jermain Corbin and recorded lectures geared to students by Professor Vincent Cannato (University of Massachusetts Boston). (The lectures in this course were made possible by a generous grant from the Charles Hayden Foundation.) Key Information. The course begins on Monday, June 28, 2021.

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Teaching Resources: Immigration Course | Gilder Lehrman ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Teaching Resources: Immigration Course | LESSON PLANS Americans All: Foreign-born Soldiers and World War I by John McNamara and Ron Nash Late 19th- and Early 20th-Century Immigration and Migration: History through Art (Grades 6–12) by Tim Bailey SPOTLIGHTS ON PRIMARY SOURCES | LESSON PLANS Americans All: Foreign-born Soldiers and World War I by John McNamara and Ron …

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The Global Cold War | Gilder Lehrman Institute of American ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The course begins on Tuesday, June 29, 2021. Classes will occur once a week for six weeks. Classes will begin at 4:00 p.m. ET/1:00 p.m. PT. Weekly classes are 60 minutes in length on Zoom. These sessions will incorporate a combination of lectures, activities conducted on the Zoom chat, polls, Q&As, and discussions.

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A Treatise of Artillery | Gilder Lehrman Institute of ...

Posted: (52 years ago) A Treatise of Artillery | | Modern facsimile reprint of Muller's Treatise of Artillery, in the 1780 edition, thought to be the best. Limited to 850 numbered copies, of which this is copy 400. Muller's Treatise was first published in 1759 and went through four edition before 1800. According to preface by Harold L. Peterson, Muller's influence appears to have been greater in America than in his ...

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Civilian defense on the home front, 1942 | Gilder Lehrman ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Civilian defense on the home front, 1942 | In t | In the early days of World War II, air raids and other attacks on populated areas in Europe generated fears that similar attacks could happen in the United States. On May 20, 1941, more than six months before the United States entered the war, President Franklin Roosevelt set up the Office of Civilian Defense (OCD) to coordinate state and ...

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APUSH: The Remix | Gilder Lehrman Institute of American ...

Posted: (52 years ago) APUSH: The Remix | This course will introduce students to the major themes, content, and skills covered by the College Board’s AP United States History curriculum. Students will use the Gilder Lehrman Institute’s APUSH Study Guide and primary source documents in addition to other secondary sources to discuss major historical topics, narratives, and developments.

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The US Constitution: Looking Backward from 2021 to 1787 ...

Posted: (52 years ago) This course focuses on key aspects of the Constitution, the government it establishes, the freedoms it gives, and the questions it poses. | The US Constitution has been the bedrock of American government since it was first conceived in 1787, but it is far from a rigid document set in a bygone era.

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Spring 2020 Online Courses: Meet the Professors for ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Nov 12, 2019  · The historical methods portion of the course will teach students to interrogate primary sources and to read secondary sources with a critical eye. Meet the Professors. Andrew Robertson, Associate Professor, City University of New York Graduate Center and Lehman College, is the lead professor for this course.

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Immigration: Our American Story | Gilder Lehrman Institute ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 01, 2021  · Online Course Description. The United States is a nation of immigrants, and immigration has always been a part of the American experience. If we think like historians, we can analyze migratory patterns, push and pull factors, and public reactions to newcomers of different nationalities, races, ethnicities, and cultures.

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Who Will Tell Your Story? Get Creative with EduHam ...

Posted: (52 years ago) This course is for middle and high school students (grades 6–12). Parents, teachers, and other adults are welcome to attend the course but are asked not to participate in polls or submit discussion questions so that we may prioritize student learning. Adults are encouraged to view the class recordings, which will be made available on this course page. We encourage participants’ teachers or families to sign up for Hamilton Education Program Onlineto access the documents and curriculum discussed.

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James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation | Gilder ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Fellowship applicants compete only against other applicants from the state of their legal residence. To be eligible to apply for a fellowship, you must 1. Be a US citizen 2. Be a teacher, or plan to become a teacher, of American history, American government, or civics classes where you will teach topics on the Constitution at the secondary school level (grades 7–12) 3. Possess a bachelor’s degree or plan to receive a bachelor’s degree no later than August 31 of the year in which you are applying

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AP US Government and Politics: Foundational Documents ...

Posted: (52 years ago) This course is for high school students (grades 9–12). Parents, teachers, and other adults are welcome to attend the course but are asked not to participate in polls or submit discussion questions so that we may prioritize student learning. Lesson Schedule and Registration. Registration is for the full 6-session course.

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The Battle of Iwo Jima: A family waits for news, 1945 ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The United States suffered casualties of more than 6,800 dead and 20,000 wounded. Of the 20,000 Japanese soldiers defending Iwo Jima, only 1,083 survived. For the Stone family, Iwo Jima must have been particularly nerve-wracking. Four of the five Stone sons were involved in the invasion, including Bob and his stepbrother Barry Marks.

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Slave revolt in the West Indies, 1733 | Gilder Lehrman ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Slave revolt in the West Indies, 1733 | | The prevalence of slavery in pre-Revolutionary America made actual and threatened slave uprisings of intense interest throughout the British colonies in North America. The West Indies, or Caribbean islands, where slavery predominated, were vitally important to commerce and trade in the colonies, and slave revolts there were particularly newsworthy.

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History Camp: Life in Colonial Times | Gilder Lehrman ...

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Posted: (52 years ago) Note: The course dOES not meet on Wednesday, JULY 21. Meet Your Teacher. Stacie Christensen, a twenty-year educator teaching fifth grade in Boise, Idaho, guides her students with an overarching theme of Civil Rights and the human experience.“Shine on!” is an oft-repeated phrase to remind her students that their story counts and it’s their turn to change the world.

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The Cold War | Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

Posted: (52 years ago) This course will provide an overview of the origins and consequences of the Cold War both globally and domestically, spanning from the end of World War II through the collapse of the Soviet Union. We will conclude our course with a special guest who will discuss what it was like to live in the Soviet Union during the Cold War.

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Women Who Made History | Gilder Lehrman Institute of ...

Posted: (52 years ago) All the women featured in the course are included in the Institute’s publication, Women Who Made History. This course has an estimated weekly commitment of two hours (one hour of class time plus an additional hour for weekly reflection, assignments, and quizzes). Intended audience. This class is for students in grades 8–12. Class Schedule

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National Academy of American History and Civics ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Scholarship recipients will receive a $5,000 award each year for four years, subject to maintaining eligibility. Students may elect to intern at historical and cultural organizations for course credit twice during their undergraduate years. The internship opportunities are designed jointly by history faculty and students. Eligibility

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Register Now for Spring History School | Gilder Lehrman ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 09, 2021  · This course, led by 2016 National History Teacher of the Year Kevin Cline, will focus on key aspects of the Constitution, the government it establishes, the freedoms it gives, and the questions it poses. Class and course duration: Approx. 1 hour a week for 8 weeks. Dates: March 10–May 5, 2021. Day/time: Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. ET /4:00 p.m. PT

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Amazing Grace | Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

Posted: (52 years ago) COURSE CONTENT: Six seminar sessions with Professor James G. Basker Four pedagogy sessions A roundtable discussion Seventeen guest lectures Primary source readings to complement Professor Basker’s lectures; A certificate of completion for 15 hours of professional development credit Readings: The suggested readings for each seminar session will be listed on the “Resources” tab on the ...

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AP United States History, Test Prep: 1492-1898 | Gilder ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 10, 2020  · AP United States History, Test Prep: 1492-1898 | This course will introduce students to the first six periods covered by the College Board’s AP United States History curriculum. Students will use the Gilder Lehrman Institute’s APUSH Study Guide and primary source documents to discuss major historical topics. Additionally, this course will focus on strategies for reading and writing that ...

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Frequently Asked Questions | Gilder Lehrman Institute of ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The Pace–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History Program is a fully online, fully accredited, 30-credit degree program. Following the completion of 10 three-credit courses, including the thesis/capstone course, students are awarded a master’s degree in American history, and can participate in the Pace University graduation ceremony at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

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Franklin D. Roosevelt’s First Inauguration, 1933 | Gilder ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Franklin D. Roosevelt’s First Inauguration, 1933 | | When Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave his first inaugural address on March 4, 1933, the nation was reeling from the Great Depression and was dissatisfied with the previous administration’s reluctance to fight it. Roosevelt declared that, by electing him, the American people had "registered a mandate that they want direct, vigorous action."

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Study the Civil War through the Letters and Diaries of ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 16, 2019  · Additionally, the course offers a range of perspectives on the most revolutionary period of American history, as chattel slavery was overthrown, racial hierarchies were recast, and Americans witnessed a fundamental shift in the role of government and the meaning of citizenship. In reflecting on historians’ use of letters and diaries, the ...

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History School FAQ | Gilder Lehrman Institute of American ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The Gilder Lehrman History School is a series of live interactive courses with Gilder Lehrman Master Teachers. It initially launched as Pop-Up History School in May 2020 and has since served students in over fifteen courses.. The program’s goal is for students to be interested and excited about the content presented, leaving each lesson more knowledgeable about a new idea, theme, event ...

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Cadet Ulysses S. Grant at West Point, 1839 | Gilder ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Cadet Ulysses S. Grant at West Point, 1839 | In 1839, seventeen-year-old Hiram Ulysses Grant received an appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point. It changed the course of his life—and his name. Grant always disliked his first name and was commonly known by his middle name. He wanted to swap his first and middle names when he entered the Academy.

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The History of the Voting Rights Struggle: 1865–2020 ...

Posted: (52 years ago) This course has an estimated weekly commitment of 90 minutes (one hour of class time plus an additional half hour to review online modules in the Selma Onlinecurriculum).

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