base on your viewing of a movie, video, or television program or an article you read in a periodical, magazine, or newspaper. these paper sources must depict in some way a theme drawn from
the scope of the course (US history from EARLY COLONIAL TIMES THROUGH THE CIVIL WORLD). In the reaction paper you should 1. briefly summarize the main elements of what you saw or read 2.
briefly explain what you regard as the strengths and weaknesses of your selection and any insights you gained about the history depicted or explained.