Chapter 10 Visions of Freedom

Submit your answers to these exercises as determined by your instructor.

Bingham’s Stump Speaking (opener) Stump Speaking (oil on canvas), Bingham, George Caleb (1811-79)

Credits: Private Collection / The Bridgeman Art Library

  1. What does the painting tell us about the extent and limits of American democracy in the mid-nineteenth century?
  2. What does the clothing of those in the painting indicate about their occupations or status?
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