The History & Times of the United States

The gallery represents the history of the United States through statue, and paintings throughout the years.    By:Vincent Crespo

Washington Crossing the Delaware is an 1851 oil-on-canvas painting by the German American artist Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze.It shows Washington crossing the Delaware River to make a surprise attack during the American revolutionary war at Trenton, New Jersey, in the Battle of Trenton.
The painting represents the evacuation of the British army from New York. The painting which was done by P. Greathbach shows the American army lead by General George Washington entering New York following the departure of the British Army. This day is known as "Evacuation Day" November 25,1783 which marks the day when British troops departed from New York Town on Manhattan Island.
The painting is of George Washington the first President of the United States of America. The painting is known as Landsowne portrait which was designed by Gilbert Stuart who created many portraits of the President. The painting shows Washington at 64 years of age renouncing a third term as U.S. President.
The Statue of Liberty is a sculpture and was a gift from the France to the United States for winning there Freedom. This image is a Post card with The Statue of Liberty on it designed by Rachael Robinson Elmer. She is considered the first true artist to produce beautiful art for post cards. The post card with The Statue of Liberty is meant to represent the freedom of the United States.
This is a sculpture of Thomas Jefferson created by Jean-Antonine Houdon. Thomas Jefferson was the third president of the United States of America. Houdon's sculpture is the most well know and recognized almost immediately for its portrayal of Jefferson.
The painting was created by William B. T. Trego. He is known for his his action-packed Civil War scenes. The Civil War was a rough time for the United States, which was a fight for leadership of the country, between the North and south of the country.
Albert Post designed by Winslow Homer is known as one of the greatest artist of the nineteenth century. The Portrait is of Albert Kintzing a sconds lieutenat in the 45th Regiment infantry in the Union Army. Homer was hired by the Union Army to draw what he saw on the battle field.
This painting shows the Underground Railroad which was painted by Charles T. Webber. The Underground Railroad was a network of hidden roads for slaves to escape the south and slavery. The image is of Webber's friends leading a group of people to freedom.
The portrait by Timothy Cole is of president Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln is the 16th president of the United States of America. During his presidency the civil war was taking place do to his winning of his reelection.
The Gettysburg Address is a speech by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln, which is one of the best-known in American history. The address was about the principles of human equality. The address took place on the battle field of Gettysburg, where the North defeated the South, which today is now know as a National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
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