Songs of War Worksheet

Complete this worksheet after you watch the video clips.

1. Describe the death of Major Charles Ringgold.

2. Describe the way Ringgold's death is portrayed in the song "The Death of Ringgold."

3. Describe the music in the song "The Death of Ringgold."

4. What do you think were the goals of the person who wrote the song "The Death of Ringgold"?

5. Do the video clips lead you to believe that "The Death of Ringgold" (and other songs like it) had an impact on the American public? What was that impact?