National Treasure

Release date : November 19,2004

Factional

**The Declaration is protected by a lot of alarms, security guards, and bullet proof glass.


**The Declartion of Independence is stored in the Rotunda of the National Archives Building in Washington, DC just like in the movie.

Not Factional

**Their is No map behind the declaration of Independence, but in national treasure their is a map behind it.


**Benjamin Franklin's inventions are not hidden in the bricks of the Independence Hall.


Summary

Ben Gates has been searching his whole life for a rumored treasure. Joining an expedition led by fellow treasure hunter Ian Howe ( friend that betrays him). Gates finds an ice-locked Colonial ship in the Arctic Circle that contains a clue linking the treasure to the Declaration of Independence. But when Howe betrays him, Gates has to race to get to the document ahead of his so-called colleague. They believed their was a map on the declaration of independence which was real, but only real in the movie, because their is no map behind the real Declaration Of Independence.

Include a movie rating on the historical accuracy of the movie

2-3= Mildly-Somewhat Accurate because most of the movie it focuses in the map that is behind The Declaration of Independence when in reality their is nothing. Than something else that was not factional was that you can steal the Declaration of Independence that easy.

Discussion on 2 events/things that were inaccurate and how the movie needed to change to show them accurately

**The first thing is that they should of changed was putting a map behind the Declaration of Independence.

**Than another thing is stealing the Declaration of Independence like nothing, their should have been a more struggle to steal it.

Citations

**http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2004/11/1119_041119_national_treasure.html

**http://www.bustle.com/articles/49855-how-much-of-national-treasure-is-true-less-than-you-might-think

**http://nationaltreasuremovies.blogspot.com/2009/08/national-treasure-one-brief-summary.html

Discussion of why you chose to do your presentation over the movie you watched

This Film was Intresting Becuase most of the facts in the movie were true, espeshilly the Declaration of Independence being kept well secured, and its location. Than it was fascinating because theirs never a invisible map behind the Declaration Of Idependence.