and Social Adversity Challenges a Nation
Complete both parts of this assignment.
Part A: Post-Watergate
Choose five events during the 1970s from the following
Identifythe basic facts,
dates, and purpose of the event in two to three sentences in the “Identify”
Include why the event is
significant in the “Significance” column.
Add a reference for
your material in the “Reference” column.
· Post-Watergate Public Opinion
· The Arab Oil Embargo
· High Interest Rates
· The Crisis of Confidence
· Energy crisis
· The Iranian Hostage Crisis
· The Sagebrush Rebellion
· Gerald Ford
· Jimmy Carter
· Panama Canal
Part B: Select and complete one of the following:
Option 1: Pop and
Media Culture of the 1970s
Option 2: 1970s
Option 1: Pop and Media Culture of the 1970s
On, Ch.13 section, “Conflict
and Diversity: Hollywood’s Visions of the 1970s”
through “Television and the Ascendary of the Media
Create a five- to eight-slide
Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation on media culture and
how it reflected American society in the 1970s. You may explore one of the
following: movies, television shows, or music bands.
Include five 1970s movies,
television shows, or bands and address how each of these artistic venues
mirrored American culture in the 1970s. For example, if you select The Mary Tyler Moore Show you would need
to address how this show represented the modern feminist movement. Your
presentation must include a written component. Use the speaker notes section to
include specific factual information and detailed descriptions of experiences,
key figures, or other relevant data about your selections.
Use one source other than your textbook and
include speaker notes with the presentation slides.
Include a title slide,
introductory slide, and references slides; however, these do not count towards
the five- to eight-slide requirement.
Format your assignment according to
appropriate course-level APA guidelines.
Submit your assignment to the Assignment Files
Option 2: 1970s
Imagine you are a cultural anthropologist
studying how 1970s culture was represented in television sitcoms.
Select three shows from the
list below and watch several full or partial rerun episodes on the Internet. Observe closely in order to address how
they reflected the cultural and social movements of the 1970s decade.
Create a 350- to 700-word
report on your findings.
Include as many aspects of the
following as possible.
· Gender, racial, ethnic,
and social aspects
· Family relationships
· Fashion and attire
· Material culture
· Reflection of social
movements of the 1970s
· The Mary Tyler Moore Show
· All in the Family
· Starsky and Hutch
· The Jeffersons
· WKRP in Cincinnati
· Good Times
· Charlie’s Angels
Format your paper according
to appropriate course-level APA guidelines.