1) You are responsible for previous assignments, even if you are just joining the class. See the “Assignments” tab on the course site for assignment details.
2) Read the book review at http://www.ericfoner.com/reviews/030401nytimes.html
3) Write a 1-2 paragraph post in response to the Eric Foner book review. Give your post a unique title, and answer the following questions:
a) Does the David Blight book sound interesting to you? Why or why not? Who might benefit from reading it?
b) What does the book review tell you about the importance of historical memory?
c) Can you think of another example (in American or world history) of a shared experience that is remembered in many different ways?
d) Are the different memories politically motivated?