American Studies 020

American Studies 020 - therefore he has chosen to talk...

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tAmerican Studies 020 FINAL EXAM DATE: April 19, 2008 TIME: 7:00PM LOCATION: SSC 2028 DURATION: 3 Hours FORMAT: Section A (Professor Traister’s section) Please answer ONE of the following three questions: (15 marks) Section B Part I (Cinema): Please answer ONE of the following two questions: (15 marks) Part II (Art History and Music): Please answer ONE of the following two questions: (15 marks) Section C (Professor Burgess-Whiting’s section - lectures) Please answer ONE of the following three questions: (15 marks) Section D (Professor Burgess-Whiting’s section – Novick text) Please answer the following question: (40 marks) As President Bush’s speech writer you have been asked to compose a special farewell address. The President is hoping the speech will elevate the legacy of his presidency,
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Unformatted text preview: therefore he has chosen to talk about the objectivity in the historical profession. The President chose this topic to address the recent legislation in the state of Florida banning history textbooks that do not simply tell the nation’s historical narrative, but rather explore the historical debates of America’s past. The President, although wanting the speech to be part if his legacy could only develop the title; “The Future of the Past: History, Objectivity and Historians role in Nation-Building.” Using Peter Novick’s book what would you write? Monday – Bush not relevant – its not his legislation – not history of his policies....
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