Final Project: How History Informs the Present

Using the past to inform the present (and future) is one of the reasons we pursue historical knowledge.

ASSIGNMENT: Design a city that is informed by your understanding of the ancient world.

  • Create a information graphic that displays your plan for revitalizing Detroit.
  • Deliver a presentation to the class

What you need to do:

  1. Identify 5 major problems that must be addressed
  2. Use the ancient cities we covered this semester to inform your solutions
  3. Graphically demonstrate your urban plan
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