Loyola University Maryland

Department of History

Winners of the 2009-2010 History Department Essay Contest Announced!

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The History Department is very pleased to announce the winners of the Essay Contest for 2009-2010. First place winners will receive a certificate and a check for $200. Second place winners receive a certificate and a check for $100. Checks and certificates will be sent to your homes beginning sometime next week. Congratulations to all of the winners, and best wishes to all for a happy and productive summer. Read a good history book!

HS 101 Essay

  1. Jordan Hillman , "Women in WWI;" Anthony Vitti, "North and South: A Communication Revolution"
  2. Michael Powell, "Defoe and the Revolution: A Journal of the Plague Year as Seen through the Scientific Revolution"

Upper Division Short Essay

  1. Anne Russell, "The Trial of Gracchus Babeuf"
  2. David Angelatos, "The CIA's Foreign Escapades: American Involvement in the Angolan Civil War"

Upper Division Long Essay

  1. Anne Russell, "Failure of the Fenians: General John O'Neill's Account of the Fenian raids of Canada, 1870"
  2. Dimitri Linde, "The Revolutionary War Experience of Gustavus Elgin"

Seminar Paper

  1. Cathleen Carris, "The Cid and Spanish Identity"