Paul Robeson singing “Ol’ Man River” in the movie Showboat. Marian Anderson singing “My Country Tis of Thee” at Lincoln Memorial. 4) Go to the Week 4 Form (Forum #4) and research a pertinent current event. In your analysis, incorporate evidence that you have done all the required work. The symbolism within Show Boat was carefully placed, while at the same time, not taking away from the story and music. The use of the boat on water is a clear representation of life and its correlation with fate; the song “Ol’ Man River” sums up this idea. "Ol' Man River" became a showpiece for the many fine baritones who have sung it: Paul Robeson made it famous in the Ziegfeld production and the first film (), and William Warfield re-introduced America to "Ol' Man River" in the MGM film. "Ol' Man River" paints a picture of cruel racial discrimination, hard physical labor, and the hopelessness and despair that come with it all. This is the definitive version of a song that helped define American musical theater, as well as helped document an important phase of American history. s film.) And, of course, his rendition of “Ol’ Man River” (shot by Whale with startling close-ups and a Show Boat By Phil Hall This advertisement appeared in the May edition of Hollywood fan magazine. Courtesy Media History Digital Library.
In your analysis, incorporate evidence that you have done all the required work. You will find forum requirements in the syllabus. ET and 2 peer responses are due by Friday, Do not research on the Internet.
Ol' Man River, song (from "Show Boat")
Hide Full Description Choose one of the below for your main post. Respond to at least one student who answered a different question from you. The answers should come from your textbook, the lectures, videos, and the research you conducted in the APUS Library.
This week, I want to see that you understand geographical, economic, and political analysis. Include geographical, economic, and political analysis in your main forum post.
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What did the New Deal do for Blacks? African-Americans were able to find help in the s through the hope they viewed in the Roosevelt administration, their inclusion within the CIO, and the Popular Front.
What did each of these offer the African-American community? What examples can you find that support or refute these slogans? Why did Baldwin go to France? Historians recognize the importance of model figures.
In the s, s, and s which African Americans were model figures to African Americans? How did they influence white Americans to see African Americans differently? Make sure that you go beyond just listing important African Americans and their accomplishments. The second question is by far the most important one. This is first come, first serve.
No two people can pick the same model figure. Sometime this week, in one of your posts, I want you to reflect on what, in all your required work, you learned new, surprising, and interesting.
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If you cannot demonstrate you have learned from all the required work in one of those three posts, then write a fourth post. This is your opportunity, if you have not had a chance in your various posts, to demonstrate that you have done all the required work for this week. Research this in the library or from the course bibliography.
In other words, take on the role of someone during the Roosevelt administrations writing to the First Lady. Write the letter and post it. Explain why you chose to write what you did.
The total number of words should be no less than No responses are required, but I would like for students to reply to each other. When you reply, it is as a government official.
You will need to research what government policy was and then reply.