Social Studies

Elements of the Contest

The Social Studies Contest consists of 45 objective questions and an essay. Students are expected to master primary reading selections, as well as specific documents, and to be familiar with general-knowledge social studies concepts and terms. Each year, the contest focuses on a different topic area and a reading list that is provided by UIL.

Social Studies Overview Video

Additional Information

2015-2016 UIL Social Studies High School Topic: World War I: Crisis and Change in Europe

Primary Reading Selection: The Guns of August: The Outbreak of World War I by Barbara Tuchman

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