HUM 2450.B01/.B02 American Humanities
--Exam 2 Study Guide--
updated 07/31/04

Any material that you have been assigned to read for class (in Pohl's book or online), any images viewed or discussed in class, and any material covered in class lecture since Exam 1, is eligible for this exam. Review your notes and Framing America for the following concepts, terms, artist names, or work titles that may appear on Exam 2. Don't forget to avail yourself of the Power Point online course notes:
"Defining 'Americanness'" Part 1
"Defining 'Americanness'" Part 2
"Women Emerging"
"Abolition & Emancipation"

--"historical landscape," "cosmic landscape," "landscape of the mind"
--Romanticism, Transcendentalism
--suffrage/Suffrage Movement
--abolition, emancipation
--Emancipation Movement
--aesthetic/Aesthetic Movement
--painter as prophet
--landscape as holy place
--Peaceable Kingdom
--"doomed people"
--domesticity, "angel of the house"
--ideal of woman/woman as ideal
--cult of motherhood
--Aesthetics Movement
--"art for art's sake"
--white stereotypes of blacks
--Jim Crow
--race limits in art material
--Monroe Doctrine; Manifest Destiny
--myth of the "Old West"
--white attitudes toward natives
--"myth of the frontier"
--Cole, Course of Empire
--Hicks, The Peaceable Kingdom
--Church, The Heart of the Andes, Niagara
--Powers, The Greek Slave
--Whistler, Symphony in White #1, Arrangement in Black and Grey #1
--Sargent, Isabella Stuart gardner, Madame X, Lady Agnew of Lochnaw
--Thayer, Angel
--Chase, In the Studio
--Beaux, Sita and Sarita, M. Adelaide Nutting
--Cassatt, Mother and Child
--Vanderlyn, Ariadne Sleeping on the Isle of Naxos
--Spencer, Kiss Me and taste the 'Lasses
--Unknown artist, Slavery As It Exists in America
--Krimmel, Quilting Frolic
--Jocelyn, Cinque
--Johnson, Negro Life in the South (Kentucky Home)
--Homer, A Visit from the Old Mistress
--Lewis, Forever Free
--Ball, Freedmen's Memorial to Abraham Lincoln (Emancipation Monument)
--Saint-Gaudens, Memorial to Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Regiment
--Cadmus, To the Lynching!
--Noguchi, Death (Lynched Figure)
--Lipton, Lynched
--Tanner, The Banjo Lesson
--Donaldson Aunt Jemima & the Pillsbury Doughboy
--Saar, Liberation of Aunt Jemima
--Leutze, Westward the Course of Empire Makes Its Way (Westward Ho!), Storming of Teocalli by Cortez and His Troops
--Bingham, The Concealed Enemy, Fur Traders Descending the Missouri, The Jolly Flatboatmen, Daniel Boone Ecorting Settlers Through the Cumberland Gap
--Bierstadt, Emmigrants Crossing the Plains, Looking Down Yosemite Valley
--Caitlin, The Last Race
--Ralph Waldo Emerson, "Nature"
--Henry David Thoreau, "Conclusion" (from Walden)
--Edgar Allan Poe,"The Raven"
--Elizabeth Cady Stanton, "Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments"
--Sojourner Truth, "Ain't I a Woman?"
--Frederick Douglass, "The Hypocrisy of Slavery"
--James Monroe, 7th address to Congress
--John O'Sullivan, "manifest destiny"
--Billy Strayhorn, "Take the A-Train" (music)
--George Gershwin, Rhapsody in Blue (music)
--Aaron Copland, "Rodeo" (music)