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1492 film unit- ppt, questions and key

1492 film unit- ppt, questions and key
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Powerpoint, questions and key for the 1992 film 1492, Conquest of Paradise. Show PPT first, show film, and discuss with students before they answer the questions.

Discuss the standard characterization of Christopher Columbus as an Italian hero and discoverer prior to 1992 with students, and explain how the 500th anniversary of his arrival in the Americas led many academics to reassess his impact and the heroic characterization commonly presented in American Society.

Evaluate how the film presents him as a person and historical figure, and point out the flaws in the presentation and film itself.
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14 pages
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2 hours
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