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    paintings before. They’re detailed, realistic and idealized portrayals of the American wilderness that are not only an excellent look into 1850s America but a useful tool for interpreting contemporary culture. The Hudson River school is an art movement that emerged in the mid 19th century. It is named for its origin in the Hudson River Valley area of New York but it quickly built a presence across all of New England. The location of the movement is central to an understanding of it due to its focus on the beauty and sanctity of nature. Prominent painters of the Hudson River school style saw North America as a manifestation of God and their art was just as much a religious expression as it was an appreciation…

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    A Review of a Kingston Painter: Chronicler of the Hudson River School From time to time, one’s contributions to the world get noticed long after they have left earth. For some, it may be centuries later. This is the case for one Kingston painter named Jervis McEntees. McEntee’s contribution to the first native art movement in the United States, the Hudson River School finally gets celebrated, a century and a quarter later. Two exhibitions were used to celebrate McEntees’s efforts. His specific…

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    Christian romanticism has a significant influence on Hudson River artists, whose foundation can be traced back to the fundamental cohesion between humankind, nature and god based on Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) and his student Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862). Agreeing that nature was thought to be indicative of divinity, “the paintings of Cole are of that nature that it hardly transcends the proper use of language to call them acts of religion,” wrote William Cullen Bryant. Cropsey shared a…

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    The Hudson River School was a group of artists based in New York City in the mid 19th Century. Primarily known for painting landscapes, the group belonged to many of the same clubs and in 1858 many of them worked at the Studio Building on West 10th Street, the first building in New York City to be built primarily as a workplace for artists. Thomas Cole, considered to be the founder of the movement, was born in England in 1801 and emigrated to the United States in 1818. In 1825 he moved to New…

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    The Industrial Revolution , the change from home and hand production to factory and machinery. During this time period many new inventions came along such as steamboats , which could travel without wind or current , this invention played a huge part in one of America’s greatest creation at this time period , the Erie canal. The creation of the Erie canal created a route from the Atlantic ocean of the Hudson river to the great lakes of lake Erie, helping stimulate the economy of America and the…

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    We were halfway down the runway and we hit V1. We then hit R1 and as i knew it I noticed that I started rotating. I laughed and said to sully “haha, its like my body just does it for me.” helped with me. We were off the runway but still over it, we now were over the water at one hundred feet. We were climbing fast and on our way up to 30 thousand feet, we were climbing over New York city. As of now it was just a normal cold day takeoff. The buildings were flying buy quick and I could see…

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    The market revolution is a term used to describe the increase of the exchange of goods and services in market transaction. In the first few decades of the nineteenth century, the transportation system was limited. The great rivers west of the Appalachians could not connect with the western famers to eastern markets since they flowed north to south. The roads were poor, expensive to maintain and horse-drawn wagons had limited capacity. So how were the farmers supposed to turn a profit from their…

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    She got lost in the river and didn’t find the clear channel leading to the rock art site which was shown on the ranger’s sketch map. However, she chose to continue and explore the river channel rather than going back to the right way. Moreover, the rain was pouring heavily and the wind was blowing severely, but she still continued her journey. Therefore, this showed how adventurous she was. She got into trouble when she saw there was a floating stick. When she was closer to the stick, she…

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    There are two major canal system in Ohio, the Miami and Erie Canal and the Ohio and Erie Canal. Both canals start at Lake Erie and go south to the Ohio river. Work began on these canals in 1825. The Ohio and Erie canal’s construction, in the eastern part of Ohio, finished in 1833, but it would take the state and it workers another twelve years to finish the Miami and Erie canal, to the west. The canals faced many challenges after completion. They would often flood damaging the walls, locks, and…

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    The Erie Canal has been praised for years as a well-known legendary waterway around the world (Larkin 1998). The canal has been termed as “the greatest public work undertaken by a free society solely for the benefit of its people…the undertaking was a prodigious one” (Edmonds 1960, p. 1). Not only was the forty feet wide, four foot deep and 363 miles canal, which originally contained 77 locks, able to bridge a connection from Lake Erie to the Hudson and a 66 mile link to the Champlain Canal as a…

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