Roman Entertainment: Violence and Society – Compare and Contrast Assignment
Now it’s crunch time! You have formed some opinions about violence in our society, investigated the Roman attitude, compared and contrasted them in a Venn diagram, and collaborated with others. Now it’s time for you to complete the assignment that will meet this section’s objective #11: Compare and contrast a specific type of violence that people experience today, while hypothesizing about what the attitudes of ancient Romans would have been and compare these to the attitudes modern day Americans have about this same type of violence.
Ideas for the “specific type of violence” you may compare and contrast:
The death penalty
The sale of violent video games
The sale of violent music
Violent television programming (including certain sporting events)
The violent crime rate in the U.S.
The American prison system
Violence in U.S. schools
MUST BE LESS THAN 5% OF TURN IT IN
ABOUT 200 words