1. Confederate monuments

2. The Celebration of Columbus Day


1. I have already Selected 2 examples of social problems that are the result of re-evaluating and reconstructing our relationship to historical events. on Statues, Flags, and the reconstruction of historical problems the author states:

“Collective memories are social constructions, and older ideas about what should be remembered can themselves be turned into troubling conditions.”

2. Explain the above quote using the 2 examples you have selected. Bring in additional research (data, studies, articles etc…) to support the claim. What issues are being raised? Is there evidence that supports that claim? How can the problem be addressed?