There are many shows on television today that are centered on antiques such as Pawn Stars, American Pickers, and Antiques Roadshow. As a result, these shows have generated much interest in historical artifacts and memorabilia. After watching an episode of Pawn Stars together and completing the following questions. Students will need to create or re-create an artifact from a particular period of U.S. History and present it to the class. As the teacher, I will act as the “grade-broker” and students will negotiate their grade by convincing me of the artifacts historical significance/value.