Chapter One: Introduction
The 2000 census in America triggered a greater public awareness of how
Americas demographics have been shifting over the last several decades, a fact
already supported by mounting evidence in the past century. In 1940, white, non
Pictures from Ch.1-3
San Estevan is a Spanish mission church that was built in 1629-1642 at Acoma Puebloe, New
Mexico under Franciscan patronage. Architects used Spanish styles of architecture that also
reflected Muslim influence from th
Terms from Ch. 1-3
Pluralism: mutual respect between racial with ethnic groups that allow for free expression of
cultural patterns by all groups an ideal that many hold today in America, but has not yet been
Assimilation: the pro
1. Landscape paintings were popular in the 19th century because these widely
accepted styles helped get support and patronage for African American artists.
Duncanson not only wanted his paintings to be known but he also had to support his
1. The Anasazi, refers to the group of prehistoric Native American people that
lived in what is known as the four corners of the western United States. The
mystery of the Anasazi cliff dwellers is why they decided to leave their homes
and farms in the Pue
Part 1 - Mine Okubo and Executive Order 9066
1. Read the account of Mine Okubo's experience at the beginning of Chapter Four.
How would you feel in this situation? How do you think you would react?
In the beginning of chapter 4, we read about Mine Okubos
Racist stereotypes of Chinese were common in publications at this time.
Examine the imagery in this cartoon. What does it say about the relations
between different cultures? What elements does it use to convey its message?
In the cartoon from the humor ma
1. Phyllis Wheatley, an African American 18th century poet, was depicted by
Scipio Moorhead as woman working at her desk who looks educated and
accomplished. She is dressed in servant clothes, but they are not old and
tattered. This picture portrays the p
What was the Harlem Renaissance? When did it take place? Even after slavery ended,
African Americans were still widely oppressed and discriminated against. What social
and economic changes in the United States set up the conditions for the Harlem
Chapter Two: Multicultural Arts Prior to the 19th Century
14. Henry Pelham, The Death of Crispus
Attucks at the Boston Massacre, c.
Fighting for freedom from colonial oppression, Crispus Attucks, a big man over six feet tall,
led an angry
Chapter 5: Racism, Resistance and Multicultural Topics in American Arts of
the Late 20th and 21st Centuries
Chicano artist Frank Romero wasnt there the day Rubn Salazar was killed. But
somehow the memories of August 29th, 1970, still brought to his heart
Chapter 3: An Era of Exclusion: Cultural Diversity in
19th-Century American Art
51. Edward Mitchell Bannister, Under
the Oaks. This is one of several
versions of the painting. The winner
of the bronze medal is now lost.
It was the decade after the Civil W
Chapter 4: Cultural Celebration and Survival: The Early 20 th Century
Early 20th-Century Mexican-American Artists
At the end of the 19th century, two Mexican-American communities existed
together in the American West. One community was made up of
Chapter 4: Cultural Celebration and Survival: The Early 20th Century Part I
In early spring in 1942, Min Okubo was walking her old familiar ground around
Berkeley. She had attended the university here, studying art, several years back. The
faculty had bee