American Eras: Development of a Nation 1783-1815 (American by Robert J. Allison

By Robert J. Allison

A part of a sequence supplying distinct info at the eras of pre-twentieth century the US, this quantity comprises articles overlaying headlines and headline makers, awards, achievements and different enlightening and interesting proof at the improvement of the us.

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As one of the most successful and prolific American portraitists of the early republic, Gilbert Stuart (1755-1828), a Rhode Island native, did not share his contemporaries' qualms about portrait painting, realizing its commercial potential to its fullest. Best known for his portraits of George Washington, Stuart had established his reputation as a portrait painter in England, where he trained under Benjamin West. Despite his artistic success there, he fell into debt because of his extravagant way of life.

Theater performances in Philadelphia are banned. 26 Oct. The New Haven Gazette publishes first installment of the mock epic TheAnarchiad, by Joel Barlow, David Humphreys, John Trumbull, Lemuel Hopkins, and other members of a group of poets known as the Connecticut Wits. Literature Joel Barlow, The Vision of Columbus: A Poem in Nine Books; Philip Freneau, A Journey from Philadelphia to New-York; David Humphreys, Select Poems by Col. Humphreys, Aid-de-Camp to Gen. Washington. Music Andrew Adgate, Select Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Mr.

Music Andrew Adgate, Select Psalms and Hymns for the Use of Mr. Adgate s Pupils and Proper for All Singing Schools; John Aitken, A Compilation of the Litanies and Vespers, Hymns and Anthems, As They Are Sung in the Catholic Church; William Brown, Three Rondos for the Piano Forte or Harpsichord; Daniel Read, A Supplement to the American Singing-Book; William Tuckey, Anthem from the 97th Psalm. • 1788 Mathew Carey of Philadelphia publishes the first issue of the American Museum. 16 Apr. Royall Tyler's comedy The Contrast opens in New York City.

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