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Civil War Essay Contest Winners

Announcing the winners and honorable mentions for the 2015–2016 Civil War Essay Contest! Read the winners’ entries here.

Age of Revolution Essay Contest Winners

The Gilder Lehrman Institute is pleased to announce the ten winners of the 20152016 Age of Revolution Essay Contest, which can be found here.

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