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Visit Sacramento The OAH sponsors and co-sponsors dozens of awards, grants, and fellowships annually. Here are the winners, announced at the Annual Meeting awards ceremony. Roy Rosenzweig Distinguished Service Award for an individual or individuals whose contributions have significantly enriched our understanding and appreciation of American history.
Kerber, Emerita, University of Iowa Friend of History Award recognizes an institution or organization, or an individual working primarily outside college or university settings, for outstanding support of historical research, the public presentation of American history, or the work of the OAH.
The Civil War Trust, civilwar.
Leopold Prize for the best book on foreign policy, military affairs, historical activities of the federal government, documentary histories, or biography written by a U. Craven Award for the most original book on the coming of the Civil War, the Civil War years, or the Era of Reconstruction, with the exception of works of purely military history.
Rawley Prize for the best book dealing with the history of race relations in the United States.
Hawley Prize for the best book-length historical study of the political economy, politics, or institutions of the United States, in its domestic or international affairs, from the Civil War to the present.
The United States during Reconstruction and the Gilded Age, — Oxford University Press Liberty Legacy Foundation Award for the best book on the civil rights struggle from the beginnings of the nation to the present.
Levine Award for the best book in American cultural history. Hunter, Princeton University, Bound in Wedlock: Bonsteel Tachau Teacher of the Year Award for contributions made by precollegiate teachers to improve history education within the field of American history.
Ken Burns and Lynn Novick; Producers: Stanton-Horton Award for Excellence in National Park Service History recognizes excellence in historical projects for, by, and with the National Park Service and is intended to honor projects, parks, or programs that make the NPS a leader in promoting public understanding of and engagement with American history.
Museum Management Program, Treasured Landscapes: The resident scholar will offer a seminar on a U.Mexican Americans in Texas History: Selected Essays Page: This book is part of the collection entitled: Texas State Historical Association Monographs and was provided to The Portal to Texas History by the Texas State Historical Association.
The Mexican–American War, also known as the Mexican War in the United States and in Mexico as the American intervention in Mexico, was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from to It followed in the wake of the American annexation of the independent Republic of Texas.
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A hundred years ago, in the Texas counties along the U.S.–Mexico border, a decade-long flurry of extralegal killings perpetrated by Texas Rangers, local law enforcement, and civilian vigilantes. Though the American takeover of Texas in reversed the fortunes of this elite cohort, Mexican Americans devised imaginative responses in their determination to maintain old lands, buy small parcels of real estate, found new businesses, and develop political ties with Anglo-Americans.