History Now 1 (Fall 2004)


From the Editor

The Gilder Lehrman Institute’s quarterly American history online journal. The journal’s primary mission: to promote the study of American history with articles from noted historians as well as lesson plans, resource guides, links to related websites, and other resources for teachers and students. 

We are at an important time in the teaching of American history. A host of distractions compete for our students' attention; education budgets are strained; and changes in education guidelines reduce the time students spend in the...More »