America from Amerigo Vespucci to the Louisiana Purchase

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Amon Carter Online Projects

Take your students to nineteenth-century Texas, Antarctica, the American West, and elsewhere without leaving your classroom! Visit the Amon Carter’s online teaching resources for images, information on artworks and artists, discussion questions, and classroom activities for all grade levels tied to state and national standards.

Contains descriptions of more than one hundred and fifty documents which are significant reminders of the development of the American nation, from the reports of its first exploration to the Louisiana Purchase in 1803.

TRC audience: 
College/Adult
TRC subject: 
18th Century and Earlier
19th Century (1800-1865)
Art of the West
Language Arts
Multicultural Topics
Picturing America Resource
TRC format: 
Book