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ORWELL ON TRUTH

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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

WHY IS IT SO DIFFICULT TO SECURE THE BLESSINGS OF LIBERTY AS PRESCRIBED IN THE PREAMBLE TO THE CONSTITUTION?

Objectives:

SWBAT analyze, evaluate, source and annotate excerpted primary and secondary sources regarding ‘Truth and Liberty’ toward skill building for the AP United States History exam.

BOOKS:

Brookhiser, Richard (2019) Give Me Liberty.  NEW YORK:  Basic Books (Hachette).  (Pgs. 257-262)

Hochschild, Adam (2019) Orwell on Truth.  NEW YORK: Houghton Mifflin (Pgs. 106-109; 117-118; 130-139; 169-177; 185-188; 189-197)

VIDEO CLIP:  “What You’re Seeing . . . Is Not What’s Happening”

https://times.com/5347737/trump-quote-george-orwell-vfw-speech

HOMEWORK:

How Deepfakes and Other Reality Distorting AI Can Actually Help Us – Extreme Tech (July 2019)

https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/295125-how-deepfakes-and-other-reality-distorting-ai-can-actually-help-us

Inside Mark Zuckerberg’s Lost Notebook – Wired – February 12, 2020

https://www.wired.com/story/facebook-mark-zuckerberg-lost-notebook/

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