Welcome to English for Media Literacy, a course created by the University of Pennsylvania, and funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of English Language Programs.
The “Hamilton” Broadway musical Uber hit of the 21st Century may leave one with the impression that Hamilton was well loved during his historical time. What is clear from contemporaries and contemporaneous writings for Hamilton’s period is that Hamilton and Adams/Jefferson had distinct differences on the constitution, and future direction of these United States of America.
“The Terror of War,” also known as the “Napalm Girl,” is a Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph taken by photojournalist Nick Ut, a Vietnamese American photographer working for the Associated Press at that time. Nick joined AP in 1966 after his brother died in 1965 at 27. He worked in the darkroom and later became a combat photographer like his brother.