Cultural and Historic Understanding 20th Century

Length: 750- 1250 words

Description: For this assignment, you will describe and discuss the impact of (Column A) upon the development of (Column B). Be sure to reference at least one specific example (primary source) of visual art, theater/film, etc., to illustrate your conclusions.

At the bottom of the guide I have given you a few choices of topic- with an A and B pre-chosen for you. You will do one of these.

The examples (primary source) can be found in your text book, so finding them should not be an issue. Online sources could be used as well, at your choice.

*Give me a works cited page for the example. This will be in MLA format.

*You will need to use at least 1 in text citation in the paper.

We are looking for Cultural and Historic Understanding, so you should be able to talk about how an event, a person, an empire (history) relates to an aspect of culture (art, philosophy, religion, etc.).

As always, this is a major writing assignment, so please double-space your work and obviously, all the conventions of proper writing apply here, use spell check to help yourself and proofread your work.



  1. World Wars – – – – – – – – – – -Visual Arts or Literature or Philosophy/ Religion
  2. Existentialism- – – – – – – – – -Philosophy/ Religion
  3. Ethnic/ Racial Identity- – – – Visual Arts or Literature

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