wk1 introduction to history 206 total 150 words
Choose a film, video, image, song, or piece of music that reminds you of an era or event in the past. Please insert your image or embed your clip.
Consider the film, video, image, song or piece of music that you selected. Explain why you chose this piece and what it tells us about the historical event or era it depicts.
Next, start thinking about your work for this course, which will focus on American history from 1877 to the present. Look over this list of groups and consider which group you would like to focus on for your Final Project: (Your group choice does not have to relate to your chosen historical piece above.)
- African Americans
- Native Americans/American Indians
Consider which group you have chosen to focus on for your Final Project. Why have you chosen this group? If you are having trouble deciding, which groups are you most interested in and why?
Create a post explaining
- Your personal, academic, and professional goals.
- Your chosen film, image, or piece of music. Why did you choose it, and what does it tells us about the historical event or era it depicts?
- Explain why you are leaning toward a specific group for your Final Project.
Your initial post should be at least 150 words.