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History Video Assignment: HIST 1301

A guide to where to find appropriate videos for your History 1301 or 1302 video assignment.

American History in Video Database

Check DVD Availability

Though we provide a list of the DVDs we own pertaining to your topic, that doesn't mean it is currently available. Use the library catalog to search for a title to check if it is checked in or out. 

Assignment

History 1301                                                                                                                         

Owens                                                           

Video Review Assignment #1

Directions:  Choose ONE of the options below.  Regardless of which option you choose, your papers must be a minimum of 250 words in length, typed, and double-spaced.  Be sure to use proper grammar and spelling.   When you have completed the assignment, turn it in electronically via Blackboard.  Note:  If you use a word processing program other than Microsoft Word (i.e., MS Works, Wordperfect, PAGES for Mac, etc.), then you must submit the paper as a rich text format (RTF) file.

Option A:  Choose a documentary (not a movie or feature film!) pertaining to American history before 1877 from the VHS or DVD collection of the Ron E. Lewis Library at LSC-O.  Check out the documentary, watch it, and write a 250-word summary of the video.  A list of appropriate videos is available.

Option B:  Choose any documentary (not a movie or feature film!) pertaining to American history before 1877 from the American History in Video database available through the Ron E. Lewis Library at LSC-O.  These are videos that can be streamed online from anywhere in the world after logging into the library database with your NetID@my.lsco.edu and password.  Watch the documentary and write a 250-word summary of or reaction to the video.

NOTE:  Do not use the internet or any other outside source to complete this assignment.  DO NOT PLAGIARIZE!

BE SURE TO SELECT A VIDEO FROM THE APPROPRIATE HISTORICAL ERA (BEFORE 1877) OR ELSE YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE CREDIT FOR THE ASSIGNMENT.

Video Selections