From your documents reader, read the selection 26-3 Green Acres (1950) found on pages 320-321, and then answer the following question: What strikes you about the home described in the ad? For those of you without access to the reader, you can follow this link and answer the same question.
Alternatively (or additionally), you may turn in a review of a movie with a historical theme. This can be a movie currently at the theater (The Conspirator, for instance, is playing at Levis Commons), or that you can obtain by another means (Netflix, video store, public library). I am interested less in a synopsis of the movie than in your analysis of how history is used in the film—does the movie give you a feeling of the time, how sophisticated the analysis of the events depicted were, etc