American Historical Association

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American Historical Association (AHA)

Address:400 A St SE
Washington, DC 20003

Established: 1884. Description:Promotes historical studies, the collection and preservation of historical documents and artifacts, and the circulation of historical research. Addresses the professional concerns of historians and educators and provides resources to ensure the proliferation of historical knowledge. Members: 15,000. Dues: $37/year.
Publications: Perspectives (monthly); free to members. The American Historical Review (5x/year); free to members.

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This chapter is derived from a speech Turner delivered in 1893 at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association.
With these principles guiding the pursuit of "historical truth" (67), this level of hostility to popular history, and the conviction that literary skill was not a perquisite but an obstacle to good history writing, the American Historical Association was formed in 1884.
He became the first black president of the American Historical Association. In 1995, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Bill Clinton.
The prize carries a cash award of $1.500 for the group project (plus travel expenses for the group leader/and will be awarded at the annual meeting of the American Historical Association in January 2010.
"Historians were reluctant to entrust the teaching of the nation's sacred history to such outsiders." (2) Carl Bridenbaugh, president of the American Historical Association, made clear where he stood when he warned in his 1962.
The National Security Archive at George Washington University and the American Historical Association are among the groups making the request which will be filed today in US District Court.
Groups such as the American Historical Association and the Organization of American Historians adopted the concept, held conferences for classroom teachers, and published lesson plans that incorporate aspects of historical thinking.

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