CLEP Realism and Naturalism Period (1870-1910) Historical Development/Poetry and Prose Analysis Part 1  Practice Test >> Exam 1

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Date: 18/01/2019 22:22:54
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1) " In this book‚ Du Bois introduced the concept of ?two-ness‚? that of ?an American? and that of ?a Negro‚? which consisted of opposing ideals and souls. In The Negro Problem (1903)‚ Du Bois advocated ?The Talented Tenth‚? in which college-educated African-Americans could lead other African-Americans after the Civil War during the period called Reconstruction. W.E.B. Du Bois’ most popular work ‚ The _____________of Black Folk (1903)‚ is a collection of 15 essays that explore African-American culture and leaders."
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2) The literature of the ______________and Naturalism Period (1870-1910) characterizes a believable portrayal of common experiences with unavoidable conclusions.
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3) "Investigative journalists were called as ____________. Early twentieth century authors such as Ida Tarbell‚ Theodore Dreiser‚ Lincoln Steffens‚ and Upton Sinclair sought social reform by exposing corruption within the oil industry‚ world of finance‚ sphere of business‚ and political realm."
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4) "It is known as local ____________‚ where depictions of specific regions‚ including culture‚ customs‚ and dialect is represented. "
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5) " Over 22 million people between ____________1890 and 1914‚ the entire population of the United States increased to more than double between 1870 (38.5 million) and 1910 (92 million)‚ lured by the promise of religious freedom and economic prosperity."
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6) "Characters supersede plots through narrators’ impartial‚ objective observations and the believable representation of everyday life is known as__________ . "
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7) "Life in the United States significantly changed during the Realism and Naturalism Period (1870-1910). During the late 1800s‚ widespread use of the telegraph and the availability of electric power distribution ‚ the first successful_____________ transmission (1876)‚ the patent for first gas-powered automobile (1886)‚ and the first airplane flight (1903) was the cause for this significant change. "
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8) "An essay "The Significance of the Frontier in American History" (1893) by Frederick Jackson____________ ‚ One of the best-known American historians‚ sought to prove through his essay that the American frontier‚ not European institutions‚ had shaped American democracy."
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9) Emma Lazarus was the first notable____________ -American poet‚ popular for her Songs of a Semite (1882) ‚ was the well-educated daughter of wealthy long-time New York residents.
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10) Her Fall and Rise (1917)‚ depicts life in the slums and corruption in politics while showing how an illegitimate girl rises to success through prostitution. The muckraking journalist David Graham Phillips explored social issues in his essays‚ a play‚ and more than 22 novels. His acclaimed novel‚_____________ Lenox.
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11) "Her book influenced the Supreme Court to disband the monopoly in 1911. She is the editor of McClure’s Magazine‚ investigative reporter Ida Tarbell is most famous for her muckraking expos? The History of the__________ Oil Company (1904)‚ a sensational scrutiny of a business monopoly in the oil industry influenced by her father’s experience with John D. Rockefeller’s business. "
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12) The physician Charles Alexander ______________(Ohiyesa)‚ who was the prolific writer of Sioux legend‚ myth‚ and history‚ wrote two autobiographical books about life as a Canadian Sioux: Indian Boyhood (1902) and From the Deep Woods to Civilization (1918).
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13) Conclusion that survival or any changes were due only to the efforts of the individual was arrived due to the popularity of Charles Darwin’s theories of evolution (published in his books‚ Origin of Species [1859]‚ and Descent of Man [1870]) and the attitudes ___________of many factory owners‚ coupled with dangerous and inhumane working conditions.
14) Fast‚ inexpensive transportation of people and goods throughout the country was facilitated by the first transcontinental ____________(completed in 1869). Four transcontinental lines existed By 1884.
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15) "Biographies of politicians and novels of the corruption of government and the re-evaluation of traditional religion was written by Great-grandson of John Adams and grandson of John Quincy Adams‚ the second and sixth Presidents of the United States‚ the cultured historian __________Adams. During the Administrations of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison (1889-1891)‚ he published The History of the United States of America in addition‚ which is still an esteemed source."
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16) "This became the first volume in the Harvard Historical Studies series. W.E.B. ____________contributed important historical and sociological studies of black people in Africa and in the United States‚ including the Suppression of the African Slave Trade to the United States of America‚ 1638-1870 (1896). "
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17) "Literature during the Realism and Naturalism Period (1870-1910) was sought to be _____________in its portrayals‚ in reaction against the subjectivity of Romanticism."
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18) "Sarah____________ Hopkins was the first woman to write a Native American autobiography‚ Life Among the Piutes: Their Wrongs and Claims (1883). She is the interpreter‚ teacher‚ and outspoken advocate for her people."
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19) "In his ?Atlanta________________? speech (1895)‚ Washington advocated accepting social inferiority while learning the skills necessary for survival in the world of whites. Contrary to the more aggressive W.E.B. Du Bois‚ Booker T. Washington sought to assist African-Americans in entering white society with the least possible violence. "
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20) Up From Slavery (1901) is his autobiography‚ The founder of Tuskegee Institute (now Tuskegee University)‚ Booker T.____________ sought to educate African-Americans and train them in vocational skills and was considered by many to be his people’s spokesman.
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21) " Influenced by Determinism‚ which is based on Darwin’s biological theories and Marx’s economic models‚ the pessimistic elimination of chance concludes that each action causes the next. A bleak derivation of Realism‚____________portrays disastrous conclusions of ordinary characters‚ often including sudden death; it is an amoral scientific observation of predetermined human behavior."
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22) "Because they could be paid ________wages‚ exploitation of children and women‚ who were in high demand over men as factory workers and the long work hours in the factories‚ the cramped tenement housing due to the mass exodus from rural areas to the cities and due to the doubling of the U.S. population through immigration‚ and the poor sanitation practices contributed to the disillusionment and bleak outlook reflected in Realism and Naturalism (1870-1910) literature."
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23) "The United States transitioned from an agricultural society to an urban manufacturing culture‚ with the rise of factories‚ iron and coal plants‚ textile mills‚ and steam power. Mass production was emphasized during this nineteenth century period of invention and advancement and came to be known as the_______________ Revolution."
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24) " George Parsons Lathrop‚ the writer of travel narratives and novels and poems‚ married the daughter of Nathaniel Hawthorne and wrote A Study of ____________(1876)‚ and adapted the Scarlet Letter for opera by editing Hawthorne’s works. "
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25) "For their deceitful business routines‚ millionaires with monopolies on industries such as steel‚ oil‚ railroads‚ and finance were sometimes called___________ barons ."
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