Historical Resasearch Report 2 Due December 7

You will write a 1500-2000 word essay answering the following question:

"How do the beliefs or biases of society affect public attitude toward past and current events, such as war, slavery, oppression, poverty and disenfranchisement."
Your essay must be in MLA format with proper parenthetical citations.

You will also create a poster due December10, 2012---Create a poster that illustrates and answers the following question: How do the beliefs or biases of society affect public attitude toward past and current events, such as war.

Ideas to consider: How do the archetypes, character motivations, tone, or rhetoric used in their historical piece of writing pertain to today and exemplifies how history repeats itself. Compare and contrasts the historical events in the piece of writing with historical events of another era that reveals that history repeats itself.

Your visual representation could be:
A mind map
A time line
It must have graphics
It must have analysis

Links to Research Info
Civil War
Gettysburg Address pg 503
Letter to his Son pg 495
Letter to Sara Ballou pg 498

Slavery
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl pg 427
From the interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano pg 84
Harlem Renissance
From Dust Tracks on a Road pg 955
Harlem pg 986

World War II
A Noiseless Flash From Hiroshima pg 1067
Maus pg 1060