It is intriguing science fiction despite the lack of real science, but is a lot more, too. With conal byrne, amy seimetz, scott poythress, lake roberts. William blakely, a top genetic researcher, awakens after a catastrophic accident. Reconstruction of the south after the civil war was viewed by the victorious northerners as a a means by which the industrial capacity of the south could be rebuilt b the best means by which poor whites could be given positions of power in the south c the only way the south could be prevented from restoring their precivil war society d a necessary evil, to be done away with as soon as. If you are thinking of buying this on dvd or hd to watch it, dont. The reconstruction of william zeros big hook is that it has clonesor proxies, in the lingo of the film. The author describes that his intention in making this game was to defy convention at every turn both in eastern rpg gameplay and heroic fantasy writing. Watch the reconstruction of william zero prime video. Columbia universitys the civil war and reconstruction, the latest salvo in the mooc wars, opens wednesday, september 17, for free to the world a 27week series of three courses on the nonprofit edx platform taught by eric foner, the universitys pulitzerprize winning history professor and one of the world. When a terrible accident tips off a series of events that lead william into a coma with no memory, he needs to relearn his past and memories. At the end of the civil war, the defeated south was a ruined land. Jul 29, 2015 the new reconstruction is a time when the ruling powers in government systematically depopulated new orleans, removing some 100,000 african americans from the city in the process. The first vote, engraving based on a sketch by alfred r. Wall street journal key figures develop into rich characters, balancing egertons own objective, wideseeing perspective, which even explores the revisionist reconstruction histories that.
The reconstruction of william zero is a 2014 american science fiction film directed by dan bush, written by bush and conal byrne, and starring byrne and amy. A geneticist wakes up with a fragmented memory and makes a shocking discovery. The brief, violent history of americas most progressive era by douglas r. The reconstruction is a very atypical rpg from tildeone games.
Slave life webquestbeginning of the civil warcivil war battles and sur. The reconstruction of william zero was a movie about cloning, and not a good one. Reviews the history of the era of reconstruction has rarely if ever been as well told as it is in douglas r. William blakely cowriter conal bryne wakes up from under a machine with no memory as to who he is or why he is there. The reconstruction of william zero 2015 rotten tomatoes. Want to download the powerpoint used in this video. These people proposed that the federal government should preside over these areas, and the freed african slaves should be helped at the expense of the white population. The reconstruction download the reconstruction download v 1. He has a home, a loving wife and son, and a job at the forefront of advances in sciences and. Zero is worth seeing, even if it can be occasionally frustrating in execution. But as he digs deeper, he discovers he might not be who he thought at all. An in progress series of maps in the destroyed reconstructing theme, continuing from the dilapidation series you must try to find a way to escape aperture laboratories, but with glados awake and rebu. Reconstruction is one of the best examples of how the history books we had as children failed us. Lincolns reconstruction plan, whenever 10% of the number of voters in 1860 took the ironclad oath, these voters could set up a state government.
As the 150th anniversary of the civil war heads toward its conclusion, the anniversary of reconstruction, the turbulent era that followed, looms on the horizon. The reconstruction era was literally a period of rebuildingit entailed the reshaping of the ideologies of the defeated old south and the physical reconstruction of the region so desolated by the ravages of war, and, as a nation, developing policies that thoroughly remade and modernized america and laid the foundation for the second. It covers the period of us history from the end of the civil war up until approximately the 1880s, when the northernsupported republican state governments in the former confederate states were gradually replaced with white democratic governments. As musician davis rogan put it, the flood allowed them to spin the clock faster, accomplishing 30 years of gentrification in 10 years. Buy the reconstruction of william zero microsoft store. William blakely, a cutting edge geneticist, wakes from a mysterious accident with fragmented memories and has to relearn his identity from his twin brother. The reconstruction of william zero official trailer 1 2015 scifi. The reconstruction of william zero premiered at the fantasia festival on july 20, 2014. May 04, 2012 the reconstruction the reconstruction download v 1. Under provisions of the reconstruction act passed by congress in 1867, southern states could no longer restrict the right to vote because of race. The struggle and failure of the freedmens bureau in texas by christopher b. The new view of reconstruction whatever you were taught or thought you knew about the postcivil war era is probably wrong in the light of recent study eric foner i n the past twenty years, no period of american history has been the subject of a more thoroughgoing reevaluation than reconstruction the violent, dramatic, and. Dan bushs the reconstruction of william zero introduces a geneticist so. The a to z of the civil war and reconstruction william l.
But the union was held together by tough and determined leaders and by the economic muscle of the north. The importance of the civil war and reconstruction in the history of the united states cannot be overstated. A geneticist wakes up from an accident with only fragments of his memory is forced to relearn who he is via his twin brother. The reconstruction of william zero stretches itself in the attempt to hit all of the marks of its predecessors while attempting to cover new ground, ultimately making it difficult to look past its thin veneer. A very interesting presentation on a very dark chapter in our nations history. William blakely is the subject of the cloning and two wrongs dont make a right. He is the author of the army in texas during reconstruction, 1865 1870, and he is coauthor of fascinating people and astounding events in american history.
Featuring interviews with scholars of the reconstruction era, these 7 videos can be used independently but are best watched in sequence as they offer a narrative history of the reconstruction. Facing history has produced the video series available on this website to serve as an introduction for learning and teaching about the reconstruction era of american history. Follow tim and moby as they learn about reconstruction, the attempt to rebuild the south and reunite the country in the wake of the civil war. See how the freedmens bureau embodied abraham lincolns policy of amnesty. There was a very real possibility that the union could have been sundered, resulting in a very different american history, and probably world history. William blakely is a geneticist working for nexcorp, a governmentcontracted research organization.
In other words, if you take one lifeless character and clone him what do you have. Reconstruction of william zero, the 2014 dread central. Choose from 500 different sets of vocab chapter 15 reconstruction new flashcards on quizlet. Oct 28, 2016 hollywood family movies categoryce6ed0e4c78911e296c9de635ab6a457. You are watching a trailer for the reconstruction of william zero directed by dan bush and starring conal byrne, amy seimetz, melissa mcbride, adam fristoe, scott poythres, tim habeger and lake roberts. Conal byrne, who also cowrote the script, stars as william blakely, a geneticist whos haunted by a terrible accident that tore his family apart. Explain william tecumseh shermans idea that people in the south young and old, rich. William blakely, a cutting edge geneticist, wakes from a mysterious accident with. The adventure begins on board that ship, but it wont be long before youre exploring to the limits of the outer world.
See more ideas about bermuda triangle, mystery and documentaries. Kenneth stampp is one of the historians who, in the 1960s, tried to tell reconstruction for what it was. Reconstruction is a psychological romantic drama film and the debut of christoffer boe, who also wrote the screenplay together with mogens rukov. Meet the politicians and powerbrokers who struggled to decide the fate of our nation. William zero, has stolen materials from the lab where he uses dogs to test. He has a home, a loving wife and son, and a job at the forefront of advances in sciences and technology. Chapter 15 reconstruction and the new south chapter 15. Egertons forcefully argued and crisply written the wars of reconstruction. But when william digs deeper, he realizes the shocking truth.
The reconstruction of william zero is a scifi drama told from two points of view. The reconstruction is a traditional turnbased combat roleplaying game in which you head up a group of more than a dozen adventurers who form the crew of a pirate ship. The civil war and reconstruction, a new mooc by pulitzer. Faca parte do filmow e avalie este filme voce tambem. The reconstruction of william zero teaser on vimeo. Civil war and reconstruction unitview the individual items here. Basically, it tested the central philosophies and traditions of americas society and institutions. First of all, this film is worth watching, albeit watching carefully.
Great film, i think some people wanted more action. The wars of reconstruction is a major and provocative contribution to american history. Reconstruction and the new south 14 scarsdale public schools. The reconstruction era video series facing history and. Reconstruction and the new south the problems of peacemaking the aftermath of war and emancipation in 1865, southerners faced starvation and homelessnesspoverty due to destruction from war and emancipation of slavery over 258,000 confederate soldiers died, over 20% adult white males. A companion to the reconstruction presidents 18651881 2014 30 essays by scholars excerpt and text search. During the reconstruction era, many of the citizens living in the north had little sympathy for the southern states.
Wells were alive today and maybe through cloning, he could be, he would surely approve of this suburban madscientist tale. The reconstruction of william zero trailer scifi 2015. What promise to the nation does abraham lincoln make in the gettysburg address. As part of an offthebooks experiment, william grows a copy of himself, and then. The reconstruction era was the period in american history which lasted from 1863 to 1877. The civil war entailed a dramatic expansion of the roles and responsibilities of the central government that resulted. It was filmed in copenhagen and won the camera dor at the cannes film festival in 2003 golden plaque for manuel alberto claros luminous widescreen cinematography. On the morning of july 4, 1864, as congress was preparing to adjourn for the summer, abraham lincoln was busy in an office at the capitol signing bills. Griffiths cinematic masterpiecea recordbreaking, boxoffice hit from the early20th centuryis a white southerner who helps form the ku klux klan to free the south from the supposed tyranny of reconstructionera blacks. The physical destruction wrought by the invading union forces was enormous, and the old social and economic order founded on slavery had collapsed completely, with nothing to replace it. Reconstruction was americas first experiment in interracial democracy for men.
Apr 12, 2015 william blakely is a geneticist working for nexcorp, a governmentcontracted research organization. Richter has researched and written extensively in the areas of the antebellum south, the civil war, and reconstruction. The story is set in a seeminglypeaceful world that is full of turmoil under the surface. It was a significant chapter in the history of american civil rights the term has two applications.1403 429 207 625 976 1458 1081 784 1530 515 1299 770 474 437 1012 928 1185 1416 1130 739 640 1078 140 257 605 658 1207 971 1133 1245 832