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 ________________________

                                                                        Signature_____________________

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

Immigration

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nativism

 

Anti-Catholic sentiment

 

 

 

 

 

 

Living conditions

Separation of the classes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Crime

Public safety concerns

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Political Machines

 

 

 

 

 

 

The role of the gang

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Racial tensions

Ethnic  differences

 

 

 

 

 

Civil War draft Riots

Housing

 

 

 

 

 

 

Urban Planning

History vs. Hollywood?