Black Robe Lecture Video
1. How will we be using films in this class?
In general, this class is intended to guide us towards becoming a person who can contribute discussions
about history using film as a resource.
2. What does genre mean?
The term genre m
Study Guide for MILK
1. How did the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s influence other minority and gender groups?
Changed the life of African American. Also spirit the creation of other movement, the civil rights
Frost/Nixon Study Guide
Questions on Lecture:
What was the Watergate break-in?
Water gate was a server elements such as ending of war in Viatnam, and the president , Nixon, using his
power more than the constitution gave him. He used that power for reve
Well, I believe that historical movies are based on a history, and reflecting the culture and tradition of a
specific time. I think, fiction historical movies are better to picture the momentum of the time in the
past. Although, biopic can be as effective
I recommend this movie not only because it is a historical movie in the American history, but it also
covers some other aspects. The film shows mainly the confliction between the U.S and Iran, and the
situation in Iran after the Iranian activist over
The Searchers Study Guide
Questions for lecture:
1. How was the population in the West different than in the East?
Up until 1830s the western frontier was the frontier area east along the Mississippi River, but as a
century progressed the population shift
Study guide for Zero Dark Thirty
Questions from the lecture:
Why does the US get involved in Afghanistan in 1986?
The Soviet landed in Afghanistan. The US involved and support Mujahuddin who were fighting against
2. What group does the US
The Zero Dark Thirty film was picturing the story of an historical event that took place
couple years ago. This movie shows the American government has been involving since
1986 in Afghanistan. First of all, the US government supported Mujahidin (militia
The Alamo Study Guide
1. Why did the Spanish and Mexican governments encourage American immigration?
Spanish Maxican tried to use American immigrants both as the barrier to Indian raiders and to block annexation other territory by
Study Guide: Glory
Questions for the narrated Lecture:
1. What were the particulars of the 1st Confiscation Act?
It says that any enslaved person use for a military purpose against the U.S would be confiscated. Although
many African Americans sought to jo
Study Guide for Chaplin
Questions from Lecture:
1. Who were the new immigrants of the Gilded Age?
Many who came after 1880s were labeled as the new immigrants because they differet from
those who previously immigrated from Southern and Eastern Europe.
Study Guide for Dr. Strangelove
Questions for Narrated Lecture:
What did downwinders complain about to the US Government in the mid-1950s?
They claimed to suffer from radio activity as a result of the test. Many had a concern, including official, presiden
Study Guide for 1776
Questions for the Lecture:
1. What factors in the colonies created a uniquely American culture? Describe the philosophical
outlook that made American culture unique.
Even though settlers were thinking themselves as an English man, som
So Proudly We Hail Study Guide
Questions for Lecture:
1. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, what did many of the nurses serving in the Philippines decide
After Pearl Harbor many nurses on Manila in the jungle hospital refuses to be evacuated and