ears before the American Revolution. A d . Not long after, 23 of his co-conspirators, on the decree of the governor, were hanged and Virginia attempted to get back to normal. But what motivated Bacon to follow the bloody path of rebellion . this particular story has been mired in controversy since Nathaniel Bacon died of “the bloodie flux” — dysentery — and an infestation of body lice . . A dashing, well-heeled young Englishman, Nathaniel Bacon, recently arrived from England — leads a rebellion against Virginia’s established order. The colony’s government is led by Bacon’s cousin-by-marriage — 70-year-old Gov. William Berkeley . Turn the clock back to 1676, exactly 100 years before the American Revolution

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Collages, particularly the small ones that I made at the start, are something you can make anywhere, anytime. You need little space for them. You can do them in between other thing . Dada artists in the 1920s influenced her (including Hannah Höch, Kurt Schwitters, Théodore Fraenkel and John Heartfield) and this is what she responded with:I had started understanding the questions of race that I had never had to address as a black African. . encouraged us to do these things. . Africanisms are inside Catholicism . igid the Catholic Irish nuns were. . have African music, Kenyan songs, Kenyan dances, in the chapel .  I grew up Catholic in school. My family is Protestant. My school was a Catholic convent, girls-only school. . monotonous class/lesson setup. We did still lifes for years. . but it hadn’t been fleshed out or developed in Kenya because we had a very rigorous, academic, . African kids was that we were from everywhere. . My mom had a lot of medical books on tropical diseases. . I used to look at these things, and as much as I was disgusted by them, I was like, “Oh, oh, turn the page, next one, all of them!” . what has always fascinated m . ropical disease . But I feel like my brain, my consciousness, was built and formed in Kenya, and I’m Kenyan in heart.

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childhood and youth in Africa, like anyone’s childhood and youth anywhere, are of abiding interest to her, as, in a different way, is the African identity persistently associated with her as an adult in the West, most recently by an art market programme . So is racial identity: sometimes exaggerated to the point of stereotype, in other cases impossible to define. . brought with her a history that she had to sort out for herself at a geographical remove from its source. . Born in Nairobi, Kenya, in 1972, and educated there in a convent school into her teens, she moved to the United States to study art and by 2000 had earned degrees from Cooper Union and Yale. . When Ms. Mutu arrived in New York in the 1990s, she, too, had cause to feel herself somewhat alien and on guard

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The Origins of Slavery | AP US History Study Guide from The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

. pushed importation to new heights . entered the Lowcountry . double the number of Africans who came to the Chesapeake. . There the forced migration from Africa followed a trajectory similar to that of the Chesapeake, but it started later and continued longer. . A native people began to sink deep roots in soils of mainland North America. . By the 1730s, births to slave women outnumbered imports, and the black population was increasing naturally . 1 . 660s, they . slowly replaced European and African indentured servants as the main source of plantation labor. . lo . during the last decades of the seventeenth century . Slaves worked harder, propelling their owners to new, previously unimagined heights of wealth and power. . With the advent of the plantation in mainland North America, the nature of slavery and then the slave trade changed. . first arrivals spoke the language of their enslavers and were familiar with the various religions, commercial conventions, and systems of jurisprudence of the Atlantic. . Dubbed “Atlantic Creoles” because of their connection with the ocean that linked Africa, Europe, and the Americas, . eleven to twelve million Africans were forcibly carried to the Americas. . the trade in men and women supplanted other commerce, and the slaves’ destination changed from Europe to the Americas . middle of the fifteenth century when Portuguese ships sailed down the West African coast. . represents the will to survive . none was more important than the first . Middle Passage from Africa to America. . from the rural South to the urban North. . , by black Americans . initiated largely . third migration . from the Atlantic coast to the interior of the American South. . the transatlantic slave trade— . second forced migration—the internal slave trade— . carried black people to the Americas. . A forced migration . A forced migration from Africa—the transatlantic slave trade—carried black people to the Americas. A second forced migration—the internal slave trade—transported them from the Atlantic coast to the interior of the American South.

The Origins of Slavery | AP US History Study Guide from The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

Write what you’re familiar with and what resonates with you rather than writing something you borrowed from other films. Don’t shy away from small stories, short formats are the perfect vehicle for them and you won’t often get the opportunity to tel . Avoid stereotypes unless you have a fresh slant on them. . make an impression the impact of page one is crucial, just as it is crucial to hook the reader in the first 10 pages of a feature length script. . Engage the Reader . You should always try to tell a compelling story. Beware of ideas that are concept-driven or just aim at breaking all the rules for the sake of breaking rules. Short films are a great opportunity to push the boundaries of what cinematic storytelling can d . Tell a Story . Strive to add a deadline, or ticking clock. It is not necessary but it will add some tension to your short film. . The best short films are often a single moment that is played out, but one that has a story at its heart. .  Find Single Moments . Create visual backstories for your characters. Externalize through visual images their temperament, their profession, their status, etc. . “Film is a visual medium”. “Show, don’t tell.” Those are the golden rules of screenwriting the gurus keep telling us. . Make It Visual . If you only have access to modest resources, think small. . You can also create real emotion in just a few minutes. . Plus, if you want to get your short into a festival, then keep it to no more than ten minutes, which is usually 7-8 pages maximum. . It has to be cheap but shouldn’t LOOK cheap! . Make your short film script as short as possible because the shorter the short, the less costly it will be to produce. . The Shorter the Better . In any case, it’s an excellent way to develop your craft and flex your writing muscles and it is much less daunting than penning a first feature if you haven’t much writing experience. . Many of the best writers and directors started out with shorts. . With all this new technology, shorts films have a lot more interest among regular people, because so many people are making them and putting them on the web. Suddenly, we’re not explaining short films to people. Everybody’s seen one. .

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