Step 1: Write a 250-word journal entry that addresses the following prompt:
Discuss the context in which “Birth of a Nation” was made. What was happening in the United States in 1914/1915, especially regarding race relations? What was the American filmmaking industry like at the time, especially regarding race relations?
Step 2: Cite at least 5 examples of racial stereotypes present in the film.
I have attached texts from the lesson to assist you and other discussion responses that may be helpful.
Here is a link to one of the articles in the lesson: https://www.thirteen.org/wnet/jimcrow/stories_even…