WATCHING GUIDE: Be sure to take good notes on:
Impact of mutiny and repatriation to Sierra Leone – collective memory
Interview elders about local memory – challenges?
Mandé warrior values?
PROMPT: Historian Marcus Rediker travelled to Sierra Leone to search for the cultural background of the Amistad Rebels. The documentary reveals current
day collective memory of the local people gathering “history from below.” Please answer the following prompt (that was included in the on-line study guide):
How does the centering of the African side of the Amistad story affect its significance to world history and today’s social issues?
ASSIGNMENT GUIDELINES: Your audience is a university student who has not watched the documentary. This paper is graded out of 5. Please see the
assignment instructions and grading rubric below and be sure to read our class statement on submitted plagiarized work as your paper will be processed by
Turnitin which produces a similarity report. Please submit your completed assignment in Canvas by FRIDAY 8 APRIL 2022.
Submit via Canvas using word/PDF file upload
Be sure to include examples/references from the documentary to illustrate your commentary
Use Times New Roman, size 12 font, double spaced
Minimum of one page
No outside sources to be used