Age of Revolution Essay Contest Winners 2015

Jordan D. Axe
Las Lomas High School, Walnut Creek, California
“The American Revolution and Its Correlation to Patterns of European Revolutions”

Ayah Elmansy
Academy of Information Technology and Engineering, Stamford, Connecticut
“The Impact of the American Revolution on the Freedom of Press”

Shannon Guerra
Academy of Information Technology and Engineering, Stamford, Connecticut
“The Impact of Saint Domingue and Jamaica on the Slave Trade Clause in America”

Connor Kelly
St. Anne’s-Belfield School, Charlottesville, Virginia
“Slavery and Abolitionism in the Age of Enlightenment”

Alexandra Kurland
Las Lomas High School, Walnut Creek, California
“‘A Race of Amazons’: The Role of Women in the American Revolution”

Katherine Pickerill
PORTA High School, Petersburg, Illinois
“Judaism and Revolutionary Ideology”

Holly Piepenburg
PORTA High School, Petersburg, Illinois
“The Art of Revolution”

Luis Quesada
Academy of Information Technology and Engineering, Stamford, Connecticut
“Slavery and the Enlightenment”

Matthew Waltman
Dwight-Englewood School, Englewood, New Jersey
“That ‘Germ of American Freedom’: The Trial of John Peter Zenger”

Lark Wang
The Bishop’s School, La Jolla, California
“A Comparison between French and American Slave Codes”