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For more than 225 years the principle of freedom and our understanding of its implications have evolved dramatically. This CD presents documents and images from the Gilder Lehrman Collection and invites you to read the words and see the images of the men and women who forged this nation, providing insights into the complexity of the past.

This is a digital version of the traveling exhibition Freedom: A History of US, created as a companion to the PBS special of the same name.

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This CD includes fourteen narrated Civil War letters and more than sixty Civil War photographs from the Gilder Lehrman Collection, as well as recordings of twelve Civil War songs along with printable lyrics. This item is also included in the Abraham Lincoln History in a Box.

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Songs and poetry have always played a central role in American life—a common thread among the American Indian, European, and African cultures that came together in North America. Many of the songs and poems in this sampler celebrate the promise of the United States of America and explore the various traditions that came together to shape our shared past. This CD includes eighteen American songs with photos; dramatic readings of American poems; printable files of all song lyrics and poems; and audio files of all songs and poems for burning playable CDs.


This is a digital version of Alexander Hamilton: The Man Who Made Modern America, a traveling exhibition organized by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the New-York Historical Society, and the American Library Association. The exhibition and CD were created as companions to the PBS special of the same name. This CD includes:
• A virtual tour of the exhibition, with fifty rare documents and objects relating to the life of Alexander Hamilton
• A fifteen-minute video tour of the exhibition


Historians on the Record: Selected Topics in American History (DVD) includes nine lectures by leading American history scholars. Topics range widely from Ted Widmer discussing Martin Van Buren to Mary Beth Norton on the Salem witchcraft trials. The DVD includes other talks from Edward Ayers, Adam I. P. Smith, Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore, James I. Robertson, Keven Phillips, Patricia Limerick, and Laurel Thatcher Ulrich.

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