Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
AMERICAN CIVILIZATION UNITED STATES HISTORY 170 Rhett S. James Marcio Carvalheiro History 170 Chapter 12 October 7, 2008 Antebellum Culture and Reform 1. Citizen Participation in entertainment American painters sought to capture the undiluted power of nature by portraying some of the nation’s most spectacular and undeveloped areas. The first great school of American painters emerged in New York. Frederic Church, Thomas Cole, Thomas Doughty, and Asher Durand—who were, along with others, known as the Hudson River  School—painted the spectacular vistas of the rugged and still largely  untamed Hudson Valley. Like Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David  Thoreau, whom many of the read and admired, they considered nature — far more than civilization—the best source of wisdom and  fulfillment.  1 2. Balanced Natural Resources
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 04/04/2012 for the course HIST 2710 taught by Professor Rethjames during the Spring '09 term at Utah Valley University.

Page1 / 2


This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online