The intersection between the historical past and the general public is an interesting one. The presentation of the past to the present often requires research and, depending on the medium, artistic interpretation. This assignment will require each student to engage with this dynamic on a topic of their choosing. submission will include a PowerPoint presentation, which will include all parts outlined below in the Format section.
1. Select one movie that focuses on a historical event or person. The movie selection is completely up to you but see below for a list of suggestions:
12 Years a Slave
The King’s Speech
2. Research the event or person depicted in….