Now accepting essays and articles that are school assignments for publication in The Student’s Journal of Early American History.
The Student’s Journal is a new feature of the Archiving Early America website
founded in 1995.
Our mission: to promote awareness and interest in America’s historical past among students at an early age– middle school to 12th grade.
We encourage students to write and learn about this important time in America’s history by providing them with a venue — publishing their writings in The Student’s Journal of Early American History, thus highlighting their knowledge in a respected resource of early American history.
Subject Matter: The life and times of early America. Its people, places and events before, during and after the Founding of the Republic.
- Life in the Colonies
- Events Leading Up To And Including The Revolutionary War
- Declaring Independence
- The Shot Heard ‘Round The World
- Important Battles During The War
- Creating The Constitution
- Washington’s Presidency
Click here to see a typical student essay
Please Note: There is no charge for those writings that are published, nor is there any payment for articles that appear. Publication of the student writings is based solely on their merit.
- Essays must have been written as a school assignment.
- Essays that were written in the recent past are eligible.
- Essays written by students from middle school through high school.
- A student’s essay must be submitted to The Journal by their teacher or parents. (an attachment to an email)
- Submissions must include the following:
Title of the essay, the student’s name, their grade and class, the teacher’s name, name of the school, city and state and the date that the article was written.
- At present, this vital data appears at the end of each essay.
For any questions or submission of a student’s writing, please submit here: