Gangs of New York                                                          Name______________

Please provide the information required for extra credit. Since this is a movie that has been rated “R”, you must have permission from your parents prior to watching this Martin Scorsese.

I give permission for my son/daughter __________________ to view the movie “Gangs of NewYork

                                                                        Name ________________________


Provide a short description of the movie’s plot and setting












Discuss various issues and themes from the movie, which will be discussed in our class












Anti-Catholic sentiment







Living conditions

Separation of the classes











Public safety concerns









Political Machines







The role of the gang










Racial tensions

Ethnic  differences






Civil War draft Riots








Urban Planning

History vs. Hollywood?