American Visions: The History of American Art and Architecture Series, Vol. 1: The Republic of Virtue (VHS)

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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.

Demonstrates how the new republic adopts and transforms the classical style to serve a new, democratic ideal. Examples range from heroic statues of George Washington (1732-1799) to the architecture of Thomas Jefferson.

TRC audience: 
High School (9-12)
College/Adult
TRC subject: 
Architecture
Art Surveys
18th Century and Earlier
TRC format: 
Audio-Visual