Geeta Sadashivan
Adjunct Faculty

Comparative Visual Analysis: "Family Tree" by Norman Rockwell and photograph by Erica Berger

Assessment Published 2/1/19 Last updated on 2/28/20

This assignment asks students to analyze and compare two visuals that relate to American history. One is an imaginary "family tree" of America created by Norman Rockwell that makes visual allusions to various aspects of American history. The other is a historic photograph by Erica Berger that shows the descendants of President Jefferson by his wife, Martha, and his slave, Sally Hemings.

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Students: Creative Communicator, Students: Empowered Learner, Students: Knowledge Constructor

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