The Song of Modern America

The Song of Modern America


Extra Credit Opportunity: The Song of Modern America
DUE DATE:
-All extra credit papers are due by 1:00 p.m. on APRIL 25 (papers may be submitted in hardcopy form or online via Blackboard)
*NOTE: NO LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED
ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS:
-Select a song from the modern era (2000-present) that an historian might use in the future to analyze U.S. history. Your song should explore serious issues (i.e. race, class, gender, sexuality, social divisions, politics, foreign policy, etc.).
-Write a 2-page analysis/reflection of the song, clearly explaining why you find it important. As a reflection paper, supporting sources are not necessary.
*NOTE: THIS ASSIGNMENT IS WORTH A MAXIMUM OF 10 POINTS. YOUR GRADE DEPENDS ON THE QUALITY OF YOUR WORK. THUS, SUBMISSION OF THE ASSIGNMENT DOES NOT GUARANTEE EXTRA CREDIT.

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