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  • Hudson River School Analysis

    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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  • The Hudson River School: Art In The 19th Century

    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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  • Jervis Mcentee Hudson River Education Analysis

    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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  • Industrial Revolution: The Erie Canal

    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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  • The Effects Of Extinction On The Oyster Capital Of The World

    extinction of the Eastern Oyster in the New York Harbor, the ecological services that the oyster provided to the Harbor’s ecosystem and the steps to bring back this keystone species. When Europeans first came to the New World, oysters were so abundant around New York City that it was considered the Oyster Capital of the World (Driscoll, 2011) but within 300 years this title would be no more as the oyster became functionally extinct due to overharvesting, dredging and water pollution. Today,…

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  • Us Airways Flight 1549 Research Paper

    On January 15, 2009, US Airways Flight 1549, an Airbus A320, took off from La Guardia with 150 passengers and 5 crew members, bound for Charlotte, NC. Three minutes into flight it struck a flock of Canada geese and lost power in both engines. Air controllers tried to divert the US Airways plane back to La Guardia or a nearby airport in New Jersey. Captain Chesley "Sully'' Sullenberger decided he did could not safely land the plane in either of the airports, and glided the plane into the Hudson. …

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  • The Globalization Of The Erie Canal

    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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  • Analysis Of Being Prey: Surviving A Crocodile Attack

    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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  • Transportation's Role In The Market Revolution

    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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  • San Diego Museum Essay

    When given the opportunity to get outside of a book for a class I usually take it. When a trip to Balboa Park in San Diego, California is also included the choice is that much easier. For this essay I visited The San Diego Museum of Art to look for a painting that matched the criteria of a painting from 1800-1880 that illustrates realism or romanticism. I came across an oil on canvas painting of everything I have learned what realism art is suppose to look like. The painting was of a man on a…

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