Watch the clip from “1492: The Conquest of Paradise” below.
One of the things you are learning about this week are maps, and how they serve as a historical source, and how they can be as much an interpretation as an illustration of a place. In the clips below, explore how the film director and the story is using maps, and place, as a historical reference to teh story of Christopher Columbus.
In your answer you will want to consider the many references to primary sources in the clip, and how are they being used to convey meaning and relevance in this story.
Your essay should be at least 350 words long. Please use the rubric as a guide to to the expectations for the assignment.