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What are the sculpture in Thiopia Awakening's feet bound in?

The funerary dressings of an ancient Egyptian Wueen

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Wha was the size of the painted plaster version of Ethiopia Awakening?

67 inches

2

What are characteristics of African and African-American physiognomy?

Full lips and a broad nose

3

What is the difference between the upper and lower half of Ethiopia Awakening?

The lower half is static and the upper is able to move freely

4

Where was one of Fuller's sculptures shown in 1893?

At the Columbian Exposition in Chicago

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Where did Fuller move to after being supported by a scholorship?

pHILADELPHIA

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Where did Fuller study art in Philadelphia

Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Arts

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Who did Fuller come to know in Paris, France?

W.E.B. DuBois and Henry Ossawa Tanner

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Who mentored Meta Warrick Fuller?

Henry Ossawa Tanner

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Who praised Fuller for her expressionistic style of work?

French sculptor Auguste Rodin

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What school did Fuller attend while in Paris?

Academie Colarossi

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When did Fuller return to Philadelphia?

In 1902

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What did Fuller receive a federal commission to design a sculpture for in 1907?

The Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition

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Why is Fuller's federal commission to design a sculpture for the Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition important?

Because it marked the first time that the United States government had contracted with an African-American woman to create a work of art

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What subject did Fuller turn her attention to in the years leading up to World War One?

The subject of African-American identity in the United States

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What were Fuller's political works from during and before the war?

Emancipation, Mary Turner and Ethiopia Awakening

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Who did Fuller marry?

A prominent psychiatrists

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What movement does Fuller anticipate with Ethiopia Awakening?

The Harlem Renaissance although Fuller never lived in Harlem

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Who encouraged a strong African-American identity that paid homage to African roots and recognized the complex identities or double-consciousness of Africa American peoples?

uBois

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Who requested that Fuller create a version of Ethiopia Awakening for the 1921 America's Making?

W.E.B. DeBois

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What was the symbol of Ethiopia in Ethiopia Awakening?

A Christian country that resisted European colonial rule, held up a symbol of strength and liberty and a term for the African continent

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Who supported the 1921 America's Making Exposition?

Philanthropist John D. Rockefeller and the Carnegie Foundation

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What status were African Americans granted for the America's Making Exposition?

Honorary immigrants

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What poet along with DuBois organized a pavilion for African Americans?

James Weldon Johnson

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How many African-Americans volunteered for military service during the war?

350,000 to 400,000