Complete the following steps:
Step 1: Write a 250-word journal entry that addresses the following prompt:
Discuss the context in which the film Birth of a Nation (1915) was made . What was happening in the United States in 1914/1915, especially regarding race relations? What was the American filmmaking industry like at the time, especially regarding race relations?
Step 2: Cite at least 5 examples of racial stereotypes present in the film.