Age of Revolution Essay Contest Winners 2017

Adrian Byrne Sarno
Alameda Science and Technology Institute, Alameda, CA
“The Invisible Divide: The Role of Class in America”

Aya Elwassif
Academy of American Studies, Long Island City, NY
“From Witch Hunts to Revolutions”

Nathaniel Holmes
King Philip Regional High School, Wrentham, MA
“A Comprehensive Review of the Validity and Righteousness of British Taxation on American Colonies”

Joshua Leferman
Academy of Information and Engineering, Stamford, CT
“John Locke and the Jewish Naturalization Act of 1753”

Adi Levin
Paul D. Schreiber High School, Port Washington, NY
“Revolutionary Reforms: The Postcolonial Jewish Struggle for Political Equality”

Gabriel Margaca
East Side High School, Newark, NJ
“Religion’s Evolving Influence on the American Colonies”

Marshall Nisselbaum
Academy of American Studies, Long Island City, NY
“Comparing the Effects of Enlightenment Ideals on the Revolutions in France and America”

Nina Paolini
Academy of Information and Engineering, Stamford, CT
“Baron von Steuben: The Queer Hero of the American Revolution”

Andrew J. Sveda
Shady Side Academy, Pittsburgh, PA
“A City upon a Hill: Examining the Ties between Christianity and the Early Republic”

Reilly Terao
Las Lomas High School, Walnut Creek, CA
“The Sounds of Freedom: The Effects of Music during the American Revolution”