Category Archives: American History

American History Essay 2016-2017 Topic

American History Essay 2016-2017 Topic “Celebrating a Century of America’s National Parks” The National Park Service was established by Congress in 1916. The National Park Service manages approximately 84.4 million acres of national parks. Pretend you are writing a journal … Continue reading

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American History & Christopher Columbus State Winners

Congratulations to the following chapters sponsoring the State Winners of the American History and Christopher Columbus Essay Contests. And thanks to all the chapters participating so enthusiastically. American History Essay Chapter 5th Grade Winner Sponsored by: District II, El Toyon … Continue reading

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Chapter Chatter: Don Jose de Ortega Essay Entrants Win District VIII Awards

Don Jose de Ortega NSDAR awarded three American History Essay contest winners in their chapter and three winners at District. District VIII Director Pam Meyers and Don Jose de Ortega Chapter Regent Gayle Reizes present awards to the three winners … Continue reading

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NSDAR 7th Grade Essay Winner- The Lives of Children During the American Revolution – written by Winner Malavika Ramarao

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A snowflake drifted down from the sky, twisting and turning in the cold winter breeze. As it settled gently on a blanket of snow, I could hear only the muffled trampling of my own feet. It had been snowing for … Continue reading

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California Society Has NSDAR 7th Grade American History Essay Winner and 8th Grade Second Place Winner

CSSDAR’s seventh grade State American History winner has won at the National level! Malavika Ramarao is a seventh grader at Challenger School Berryessa in San Jose. She was sponsored by Los Altos Chapter, Susan Ward, Chapter Regent and Carol Davis, … Continue reading

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2014-1015 American History/Christopher Columbus Essay Topics Announced

The topics for the 2014-2015 American History and Christopher Columbus essay contests have been released by the National Society. DEADLINES: **Essays are due to the chapter from the schools by November 1, 2014 **Essays are due from the chapters to … Continue reading

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Mother of Essay Winner Thanks California DAR

Barbara Volker, State Chair American History Essay Contest, shared the National Winner’s page from the March/April Daughters newsletter with the mothers of Sophia Cho and Jack Palaski.  Cecelia Cho, mother of National 5th Grade Winner, Sophia Cho, sent the following … Continue reading

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Women in American History Award – Updated Information

A message was received from Julia R. Eacott, National Vice Chair American History Committee, Women in American History.  She requests that all State Societys pass important information about the Women in American History Award on to all chapter chairs.  Chapter … Continue reading

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American History Essay Contest National Winners

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Forgotten Patriots Who Supported the American Struggle For Independence Haym Soloman:  American Patriot By  Sophia Cho St. Martin of Tours School, Grade 5 Beverly Hills Chapter 600 words       My name is Rachel Franks, but this isn’t about me. No, … Continue reading

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AMERICAN HISTORY COMMITTEE AND CONTEST

I am pleased and honored to be chairman of the American History Committee with the Jamison Administration.   The American History Committee promotes American history year-round by remembering historically significant people, dates and places.  We encourage chapters to honor women who … Continue reading

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Panamint Springs 5th Grade American History Winner

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At the recent awards meeting and luncheon Regent Pat Richard presented Katherine Hall as the 5th Grade American History Essay winner. Katherine is also the District XV winner. For her chapter award Katherine was presented with the Bronze History Medal … Continue reading

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New 2013 American History and Christopher Columbus Essay Contest Topics

The topics for the 2013 American History and Christopher Columbus Essay Contests have been released by the National Society. Please note that the deadline dates have been changed: **Essays are due to the chapter from the schools by November 1, … Continue reading

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American History and Christopher Columbus

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Martin Severance Chapter recently held its Annual Awards Breakfast honoring middle school students who thought creatively about our nations’ great history. This year’s topic was “Forgotten Patriots who supported the American struggle for Independence.” Essays were written and a review … Continue reading

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Jose Maria Amador Holds Annual Awards Ceremony

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Jose Maria Amador Chapter held its student awards event at 10 a.m., Saturday, February 9, at the Pleasant View Church of Christ, Pleasanton. American History Essay Contest chairmen Phyllis Houghton, Judy Herrera, and Nancy Villarreal named the three first-place winners:  … Continue reading

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CSSDAR Presents First DAR History Award Medal to a Presidential Library

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The DAR History Award Medal, presented by State Regent Debra Jamison and State Historian Adele Lancaster to Sandy Quinn, President of the Richard Nixon Foundation, honored the Foundation for its work to contribute to the greater understanding of American history … Continue reading

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