Margaret Chase Smith Essay Contests

SKOWHEGAN — The Margaret Chase Smith Library is pleased to announce the topic of its 24th annual essay contest. As the Pine Tree State commemorates the past during its bicentennial year of 2020, we invite Maine high school seniors to look to the future and share with us ideas of how they would propose to make the state “the way life should be” for young people so that more of them will.

Margaret Chase Smith Essay Contests

The Margaret Chase Smith Library has announced the theme of its 12th annual essay contest. With another election year upon us, the nation once again revisits the boundaries of the role of women in.

Margaret Chase Smith Essay Contests

Abstract Each year, the Margaret Chase Smith Library sponsors an essay contest for Maine high school seniors. The essay prompt for the 2009 contest was tied to a quote from Sen. Smith not to fear the inevitability of change.

Margaret Chase Smith Essay Contests

The Margaret Chase Smith Library is pleased to announce the topic of its 24th annual essay contest. As the Pine Tree State commemorates the past during its bicentennial year of 2020, the library invites Maine high school seniors to look to the future and share ideas of how they would propose to make the state “the way life should be” for young people so that more of them will choose to.

Margaret Chase Smith Essay Contests

Each year the Margaret Chase Smith Library sponsors an essay contest for high school seniors. In this issue, we feature the three prize-winning essays as the Margaret Chase Smith Essay.

Margaret Chase Smith Essay Contests

Margaret Chase Smith's essay winner is Drew Vessel. The picture above is of Drew and his teacher Mrs. Daly. The next picture is of the essay winner from each school.

Margaret Chase Smith Essay Contests

Margaret Chase Smith Library Student Essay Contest: Improving the American Educational System, Third Place Essay Issues in Tax Reform in Maine Issues in Tax Reform in Maine See also.

Margaret Chase Smith Essay Contests

The Margaret Chase Smith Library is pleased to announce the topic of its twenty-first annual essay contest — drug abuse. As far back as 1951, Senator Smith warned that “one of the great threats to our country today is the preying of narcotic peddlers upon our children.” Since the 1980s, the nation has waged a war on drugs with mixed results.

Margaret Chase Smith Essay Contests

The staff has also been reading entries to the Margaret Chase Smith Essay Contest. We are currently exploring opportunities that we might be able to make available via Zoom, like our book discussion group and Maine Town Meeting. Stay tuned to Facebook for updates. Take care and stay well!

Margaret Chase Smith Essay Contests

The Margaret Chase Smith Library is an archive, museum, educational facility, and public policy center devoted to preserving the legacy of Margaret Chase Smith, promoting research into American political history, advancing the ideals of public service, and exploring issues of civic engagement.

Margaret Chase Smith Essay Contests

Margaret Chase Smith created the library in part to provide herself a forum for meeting with students. Through her own example, she hoped to inspire young people to aspire and to serve.

Margaret Chase Smith Essay Contests

Essay The Declaration Of Conscience By Margaret Chase Smith. Smith’s Urgent Declaration Throughout the 1950’s, a Red Scare movement caused mass panic among Americans, led by the Senate accusing innocent citizens of supporting communism, which ruined the careers and lives of many.

Margaret Chase Smith Essay Contests

Margaret Chase Smith’s “Declaration of Conscience” Essay. In the “Declaration of Conscience,” Margaret Chase Smith addresses the American public and the United States Senate during a time of political unrest. Communist accusations and a “national feeling of fear” has brought upon this speech.

Margaret Chase Smith Essay Contests

Madeleine Archer attended the recent Maine Town Meeting. Madeleine was the 1st-place winner in the 2018-19 Margaret Chase Smith Essay Contest. Announcements for the 2019-20 competition will be sent to Maine high schools in December.

Margaret Chase Smith Essay Contests

Each year the Margaret Chase Smith Library sponsors an essay contest for high school seniors. The essay prompt for 2017 was, How would you address the current lethal drug epidemic? The essays have been edited for length. Read on Digital Commons.

Margaret Chase Smith Essay Contests

Each year the Margaret Chase Smith Library sponsors an essay contest for high school seniors. The essay prompt for 2019 asked students to assess the arguments for and against an Equal Rights Amendment. Read on Digital Commons.