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4th Annual
2011--Liberty Enlightening The World--2011
"Lincoln & Liberty"
Global Essay Contest
January 12th  - February 24th

Dear Friends..
 
Greetings..

This year marks
The 150th Anniversary
of
The Civil War
which is
"The Foundaiton"
for..



"This Year's Essay"
(Click Here To Download Press Release)



"Abraham Lincoln"



"The Flag"
and
"The Constitution"



"One"
and
"Inseperable!!"

Accordingly,
"In April 1861"
President Lincoln
"Issued A Call For Troops"
that was
"Answered"
by
"Numerous"
"Towns And Cities!!"

"One Such Town"
was
Hartford, CT
where..



Jonathan F. Morris
was
"Inspired"
as
"The Troops Mustered"
for
"The Long Trip To Washington"
with
"Flags Flying!!"

That being the case,
"He Marched"
to
The Office
of..



Charles Dudley Warner
Editor
of
The Hartford Evening Press
and
"Explained"
"His Idea"
for
"Two New"
"National Holidays!!"

In this regard,
Charles Dudley Warner
was
"Duly Impressed"
and
"Wrote"
this..



"Editorial"
concerning..



"The Very First"



"Flag Day"
and..



"Constitution Day!"

Thus..

"The Theme"
for
"This Year's Contest"



Abraham Lincoln



"The Flag"
and
"The Constuitution"



"One"
and
"Inseperable!!"

If you have any questions,
let me know..
 
Warmest Regards,
 

 
Craig Harmon, Director
 
43 Days
January 12th
2010--Liberty Enlightening The World--2010
"Lincoln & Liberty"
Global Essay Contest
43 Days
February 24th


















  Rules:

1. Topic
Lincoln & Liberty
2. Languge
English
3. Length
272 Words or Less
4. Format
Word or Word Perfect
5. Eligibility
Open To All
6. Entry Form
Name, address, Phone
Category, Age, Email

7. Deadline
February 05-Midnight
8. Submissions
Email Only
9.  Judge
Lincoln Highway Museum
10. Decisions

All Decisions Final
11. All Essays
Museum Has  Right To Publish


 6 Categories

1. Grade School
K-6 Grade
2. Junior High
7th - 8th Grade
3. High School
9th - 12th Grade
4. College
Freshman - Graduate
5. Middle Age
18 - 59
6. Seniors
60 Plus











Topic



Abraham Lincoln



"The Flag"
and
"The Constitution"



"One"
and
"Inseperable!!"




Contest Deadline
February 24th
in honor of



Colonel Edward D. Baker
Senator From Oregon
Mr. Lincoln's Close Friend
Born: February 24, 1811
Died: October 21, 1861
The Battle Of Ball's Bluff



Prizes Awarded

Grand Prize

1st Place
2nd Place
3rd Place
Honorable Mention





















  Rules:

1. Topic
Lincoln & Liberty
2. Language
English
3. Length
272 Words or Less

4. Format
Word or Word Perfect
5. Eligibility
Open To All
6. Entry Form
Name, address, Phone
Category, Age, Email

7. Deadline
February 05-Midnight
8. Submissions
Email Only
9.  Judge
Lincoln Highway Museum
10. Decisions

All Decisions Final
11. All Essays
Museum Has  Right To Publish

 6 Categories

1. Grade School
K-6 Grade
2. Junior High
7th - 8th Grade
3. High School
9th - 12th Grade
4. College
Freshman - Graduate
5. Middle Age
18 - 59
6. Seniors
60 Plus












Grand Prize
Winner
2010--Liberty Enlightening The World--2010
"Lincoln & Liberty"
Global Essay Contest
Grand Prize
Winner







Grand Prize Winner
Will Have Name Placed On




Rotating
Lincoln Trophy
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Prizes 2010--Liberty Enlightening The World--2010
"Lincoln & Liberty"
Global Essay Contest
Prizes

Grand Prize
1st Place
2nd Place
3rd Place
and
Honorable Mention
Will Receive




Special Certificate
Suitable for Framing



Additional Prizes
May Be Added
As They Become Available




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To Submit An Essay



Click Here

All Essays Must Be Received By
4:30 PM EST
February 24, 2011




All Essays Must Be In English & Include
Name, Address, Phone
Category, Age, Email



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