CLEP Romantic Period (1830-1870) Historical Development/Non-Fiction Prose Analysis Practice Test >> Exam 1

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Date: 18/01/2019 22:34:54
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1) The abolitionist author of An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans (1833) was Lydia Maria_________ ; she and her husband edited the National Anti-Slavery Standard (1840-1849)‚ and their home was a stop on the Underground Railroad.
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2) They issued their ?Declaration of Sentiments? at the_______ Falls Convention (1848) in New York. Susan B. Anthony‚ Lucretia Mott‚ and Elizabeth Cady Stanton figured prominently in the women’s movement‚ which sought to recognize injustices and achieve ?the rights and privileges? promised to United States’ citizens.
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3) Harriet_______ wrote Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl: Written by Herself (1861)‚ a narrative identifying sexual exploitation of slave women‚ Under the pseudonym Linda Brent.
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4) With a History of Her Labors and Correspondence Drawn from Her ?Book of Life? (1851) chronicles the experiences of this religious orator for women’s rights and the abolition of slavery in her Narrative of Sojourner__________; A Bondswoman of Olden Time.
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5) These activists also published Revolution (1868-1869)‚ a women’s journal‚ and co-authored the three of the six volumes in the History of Women Suffrage (1881-1887‚ 1900). Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony championed the_______ of women‚ the temperance movement‚ and the abolition of slavery.
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6) A philosophical presentation of Thoreau’s musings and a guidebook on living simply‚ chronicling his two-year stay in a cabin by the pond was ____________; or‚ Life in the Woods (1854) . When he was imprisoned for refusing to pay a poll tax ‚ his solitude was interrupted . In response‚ ?Civil Disobedience? (1849)‚ an essay regarding the individual and the state‚ in favor of passive resistance was written by him.
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7) Another theme was her conclusion that the abolition of slavery should also logically commend the abolition of women’s bondage to men . A theme of Margaret Fuller’s writing was to urge___________ to rely on each other for the improvement of their condition.
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8) Frederick__________ was considered the most influential African-American leader of his time‚ and one of the greatest orators‚ was nominated for vice president of the United States in 1872. Active against slavery‚ he published his Narrative in 1845‚ started three African-American newspapers‚ including The North Star (1847-1851)‚ and lectured throughout the United States of America and Great Britain.
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9) Garrison published the anti-slavery newspaper‚ The __________ (1831-1865) and used the motto ?No union with slaveholders.? The prominent United States abolitionist activist William Lloyd Garrison considered the United States Constitution a ?Covenant with Death and an Agreement with Hell? because it permitted slavery.
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10) Prominent writers and activists in Europe and America sought to end the practice of slavery. In The___________ Movement‚ promoted by William Lloyd Garrison‚ Harriet Beecher Stowe‚ Frederick Douglass‚ and others‚ recognized that slavery violated basic rights of man.
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11) In the American ___________ War (1861-1865)‚ disputes over slavery‚ states’ rights‚ and trade culminated‚ which resulted in the deaths of over 600‚000 soldiers.
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12) He urged individual freedom from artificial restraints‚ confident that reality could be known through____________ ‚ not through experiencing something with one’s senses. Disillusioned by current religion which he viewed as outdated‚ the Unitarian minister Ralph Waldo Emerson believed that one could transcend the material world and see and grasp the infinite‚ because divinity pervades nature and humanity.
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13) Many authors considered orthodox religion restrictive‚ since the quest for spirituality was viewed as intensely personal and individualized.Romantic literature emphasized the rights of the_________ and freedom from convention and tyranny.
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14) Having gained political freedom after winning independence from Britain‚ the United States of America experienced national optimism and economic prosperity during this period. The Literature during the__________ Period (1830-1870) reflected themes of individualism‚ imagination‚ and nature.
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15) Since it was believed that one could become attuned to his inner self and to the rest of the universe through analysis of nature and appreciation of its beauty‚ Romantic authors idealized____________ and the simple life.
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16) Ignoring the communal Brook Farm (1841-1847)‚ he conducted his individualized pursuit of simplification by living in a cabin he built on Walden pond. He was Henry David________ ‚ who was a naturalist who promoted individualism‚ a student of Ralph Waldo Emerson‚ and a leading Transcendentalist.
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17) ___________ and emotion were elevated above conventional literary forms and subjects‚ In the Romantic Period (1830-1870).
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18) Fuller also wrote Women in the Nineteenth Century (1845)‚ a book advocating women’s rights. She is a Well-known feminist Margaret Fuller who founded and edited The_________ (1840-1844)‚ the Transcendentalist magazine.
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19) Ralph Waldo Emerson’s essays ?_________? (1836) and ?Self-Reliance? (1841) ‚ was used to shape the movement and Influence Transcendental works.
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20) American literature during the Romantic Period (1830-1870) subsequent to the ?Era of Good Feelings? (1815-1825)‚ reflects the national of ________political freedom and economic prosperity.
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21) Romanticism elevated feeling and emotion above reason‚ logic‚ and convention. The French philosopher Jean Jacques__________‚ among others‚ inspired the Romantic movement that overtook Europe‚ the United States‚ and Latin America between the 1750s and the 1850s.
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22) Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott‚ a Quaker abolitionist‚ In 1848 organized the women’s rights Seneca Falls Convention in Seneca Falls‚ New York‚ where Stanton issued her Declaration of_________ (1848).
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23) They sought to abolish the slave trade‚ and in 1783 they started the first anti-_______ society in Britain. They were Quakers (also called the Society of Friends)who were a religious sect that believed all people possessed ?the divine spark‚? making everyone equal. Philosophies recognized inherent rights of men‚ causing some to question the practice of slavery‚ that instigated the American Revolution.
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24) _________ emphasized the study of nature‚ believing that divinity pervaded nature and humanity‚ and that intuition was the means of knowing spiritual reality. This is a highly individualized abstract intellectual and philosophical idealism that was shaped toward social issues.
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25) With such classics as Representative Men (1850)‚ by Ralph Waldo Emerson; The Scarlet Letter (1850)‚ by Nathaniel Hawthorne; Moby Dick (1851)‚ by Herman Melville; Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852)‚ by Harriet Beecher Stowe; Walden (1854)‚ by Henry David Thoreau; and Leaves of Grass (1855)‚ by Walt Whitman‚ The American ____________?an explosion of literature with a distinct American identity?climaxed between 1850 and 1855.
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26) Emerson urged readers to use their intuition to interpret his often abstract writing and attain ______ meaning. Themes in Ralph Waldo Emerson’s writing are that nature was a signpost that pointed toward truth and the cosmos‚ and that individuals must use intuition to figure out the spiritual truths presented in nature.
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27) This club’s unofficial manifesto was Emerson’s essay ?Nature? (1836). In reaction to religious ritualism‚ this philosophical movement linked the universe and the soul‚ proposing that one could perceive the invisible or spiritual world through intuition and the senses.This is The ____________ Club (1836) in Boston hosted such leaders of the movement as Ralph Waldo Emerson‚ Margaret Fuller‚ and Henry David Thoreau.
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28) Jane Johnston _________ has written The Sound the Stars Make Rushing through the Sky; and it identifies as the first known Native American to write poems and fiction in English. Her native language‚ Ojibwe‚ also she has written.
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29) The ________ settings common in the literature of this period provided majestic backdrops for fantastic tales of adventure.‚ With the acquisition of vast amounts of land through the Louisiana Purchase (1803) and the Mexican War (1846-1848)‚ many Americans considered their country and its resources boundless. Their victories against all odds in the Revolutionary War (1775-1783)‚ the War of 1812 (1812-1815)‚ and the Mexican War (1846-1848) increased Americans’ confidence as conquerors capable of achieving whatever they imagined.
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30) Many Americans believed in ___________ Destiny?God’s intention for their westward expansion throughout the continent of North America.The Louisiana Purchase in 1803 almost doubled the size of the United States of America; the land gained as a result of the Mexican War (1846-1848) further increased the size of the fledgling nation.
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