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How is this art piece different from the works by Boccioni, Grosz and Hartley?

It was meant to address a broad public ather than his personal feelings

1

What war was the first time that the United States government embarked on a wild scale propaganda campaign?

World War One

2

What propaganda committee did Woodrow Wilson establish after the United States entered the war?

The Committee on Public Information known as the CPI

3

Who chaired the Committee on Public Information?

Journalist George Creel

4

What is James Montgomery Flagg bet known for?

His depiction of a confrontational Uncle Sam

5

Whose features did Flagg use in his poster of Uncle Sam?

His own to save money and the trouble of having a model

6

Where was Flagg born?

New York

7

What did Flagg see early success?

As an illustrator

8

When was Flagg's first works published?

When he was 12 years old

9

How old was Flagg when he was hired on the permanent staff of Life and Judge?

15 years old

10

Where did Flagg study in New York?

At the Art Students League

11

Where did Flagg travel to from 1898 to 1900?

London and Paris

12

What did Flagg experiment with during 1898 to 1900?

With painting but his greatest success was with illustration

13

What magazine cover did Flagg's picture of Uncle Sam poster appear?

Leslie's Weekly

14

How many images did Flagg create during World War One to support the war effort?

46 images

15

What are the colors of the dress in Wake Up America?

Red and white striped skirt with a blues bodice

16

What is the importance of the Phrygian Cap in Wake Up America?

In Ancient Rome it designated those who had been released from the bonds of slavery. It was an important symbol of liberty in the French Revolution as well as in American imagery

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What colors create a muted tone in Wake Up America?

Gray and brown