Tutor profile: Julia C.
Subject: US Government and Politics
What is one way the legislative branch maintains a check and balance to the executive branch?
Congress can override a presidential veto by two thirds of both chambers voting in favor of the bill.
Subject: US History
Name one major influencer from the Harlem Renaissance and explain how they affected African American culture?
Langston Hughes was one of the most famous writers and major influences that came out of the Harlem Renaissance. He embraced his African heritage and ethnic background and encouraged other African-Americans to do the same. His literature promoted equality and he inspired other Black artists of the time to flourish.
Subject: Art History
What are typical characteristics of Baroque style art? Choose a piece of art from the Baroque movement and identify one of those characteristics.
Theatrical lighting or contrast, Dramatic event takes place, Sacred figures shown as everyday people, Exaggerated motion, high contrast in color use, Extravagant setting and ornamentation, use of light to draw in the viewer. Descent from the Cross, by Rembrandt, 1634 - Rembrandt uses contrast and dramatic light to take the viewer directly to the central subject, Christ, where a light shines on him directly.
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