His mother died only a few days later on July 7, and his only sibling, an older brother, ran away from home when Rousseau was still a child. Rousseau was therefore brought up mainly by his father, a clockmaker, with whom at an early age he read ancient Greek and Roman literature such as the Lives of Plutarch.
Write about his or her life and work and why he or she was important to the Church and country.
Students may choose a person who was born outside of North America, but who did their important work in North America. Choose a country other than your home country, that you would like to visit.
Choose an historical event that occurred between A. This could be a war, a single battle in a war, a plague, the coronation of a king, the passage of a law or decree, an ecumenical council, a revolution, an invention, a birth or death, a marriage, etc.
Describe the event, the key players, its outcome and how it changed history. Teachers may only submit 5 essays, per division, per school.
While we want to have every student continue to participate and enjoy the opportunity to write and learn more about history, we are asking the teachers to select the best 5 essays for submission.
We will continue to send a letter thanking every member of the class for participating. For further questions please email: Winning essays will be published on the CTP website and social media.
For the high school divisions, essays should be at least words, but no more than 2, words. Essays should be typed, double spaced, 11 pt in Times New Roman font. If essays are e-mailed, they must be in PDF format. If you quote another author either from a book or the internetyou must cite that author in a footnote or an endnote.
Essays that are suspected of plagiarism will be disqualified. Essays must include a bibliography or simple list of sources used. Wikipedia may not be used as the primary reference material. Wikipedia is useful for an initial familiarization with a topic, but it is not considered a reliable source in academic circles.
A Wikipedia article can be useful in providing reference to books and articles which can be used for further research. An Entry Form must be filled out and attached to each essay.
Homeschool Entry Form right-click and Save As to download Please choose from the links above to download your entry form. Download the form to your computer and then fill it out.
Save the completed form and then send it by email to contest catholictextbookproject. All mailed essays must be postmarked by midnight, November 16, All e-mailed essays must be received by midnight, November 16,EST.The Case for Reparations.
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American History Essay Contest. The American History Essay Contest was established to encourage young people to think creatively about our nation's great history and learn about history in a new light.
Historical Essay Contest Annually, the Museum, teaming with the Los Altos Historical Commission and the City of Los Altos, sponsors the Margaret Thompson Essay Contest. Margaret Thompson was a Historical Commissioner in the ’s and in , she received the Los Altos Historic Preservation Award.
Margaret Thompson Historical Essay Contest Children from grades three through six are invited to participate in the Margaret Thompson Essay contest through their schools.
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