HIST 105Discussion week 10

HIST 105Discussion week 10 - and the assignments you hand...

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HIST105 Discussion objectives for Week #11 (Nov. 5 th -11 th ). Reading assignments from this week that will be discussed Eve Kornfeld, Creating and American Culture, pp. 39-54 and documents 13-18 (which are located in the second half of this book). Human Tradition , “Sacagawea” Instructions: As you read the assignment, answer each of these questions in your own words. This will aid your participation in the class discussion. Your answers are due at the time of class discussion, and you will receive ten points for completing them. They will not be closely graded; it is more of an issue of completing the assignment. However, do not submit others’ answers as your own work, as that is considered cheating. You may either handwrite or type your answers; include the questions above each of your answers. Be sure to keep a separate copy for your notes, as it will be helpful as you prepare for the exam,
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Unformatted text preview: and the assignments you hand in will not be returned. 1. What is “popular culture”? Who controls it? 2. According to Kornfeld, what is “The Other”? Who were the Others in the early American Republic? 3. What are some of the differences between David Ramsay and Mercy Otis Warren’s depictions of the American Revolution? 4. How important is art to national history? 5. What message about George Washington do you think Gilbert Stuart was trying to convey in his portrait of him (document 19)? 6. To what extent were the early histories and art works you read in the Kornfeld book propaganda? Is it possible to write history without bias? 7. Was Sacagawea an equal member of the Corps of Discovery? 8. How important was Sacagawea to the success of Lewis and Clark’s mission?...
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