Essay Contests

General James Cox Chapter Sponsored Contests

All contestants are honored at our February meeting.

American History Essay Contest

The end of World War I was the beginning of a new age. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War. Imagine you are living in 1918. State where you are living and how the end of the war will impact your daily life. Discuss the pros and cons of the changes this War introduced to society and how you imagine those change will impact the United States in the years to come.

Grades 5, 6, 7, and 8

Topic: Topic: “World War I: Remembering the War to End All Wars”

Christopher Columbus Essay Contest

Christopher Columbus, an Italian, managed to convince a Spanish monarch to fund his voyage. Discuss the reasons why a monarch from one country would be interested in hiring an explorer from a foreign country to complete such an important mission. What convinced the Spanish monarchy to support Christopher Columbus instead of Spanish explorers?

Grades 9, 10, 11, and 12

Topic: Topic: “Advantages and Disadvantages of Working Relationships Between Foreign Parties”