The American Dream<br />A visual essay<br />
Landing at Plymouth This 19th century engraving by Sarony and Major depicts the landing of the Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock i...
Edward Hicks,  Peaceable Kingdom ca. 1833<br />
Bierstadt, AlbertAmong the Sierra Nevada Mountains, California<br />
In American Progress, painted by John Gast in 1872, an allegorical female figure of America leads pioneers and railroads w...
Western land for sale, Advertisement, late 1800’s<br />
Washing and panning gold. Rockerville, Dak. Photograph by Grabill, 1889.<br />
 New York - Welcome to the land of freedom - An ocean steamer passing the Statue of Liberty: Scene on the steerage deck / ...
Immigrant transformation<br />
An Early Family Poses in Front of their 1948 Cape Cod (type of house), Leavittown (early suburb)<br />
Norman Rockwell, “Freedom From Want” <br />
Theme<br />1. The abstract concept explored in a literary work<br />2. Frequently recurring ideas<br />3. Repetition of a ...
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Intro to the American Dream

  1. 1. The American Dream<br />A visual essay<br />
  2. 2.
  3. 3. Landing at Plymouth This 19th century engraving by Sarony and Major depicts the landing of the Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock in 1620.<br />
  4. 4. Edward Hicks, Peaceable Kingdom ca. 1833<br />
  5. 5. Bierstadt, AlbertAmong the Sierra Nevada Mountains, California<br />
  6. 6. In American Progress, painted by John Gast in 1872, an allegorical female figure of America leads pioneers and railroads westward as Native Americans and buffalo flee<br />
  7. 7. Western land for sale, Advertisement, late 1800’s<br />
  8. 8. Washing and panning gold. Rockerville, Dak. Photograph by Grabill, 1889.<br />
  9. 9.  New York - Welcome to the land of freedom - An ocean steamer passing the Statue of Liberty: Scene on the steerage deck / from a sketch by a staff artist.<br />
  10. 10. Immigrant transformation<br />
  11. 11.
  12. 12.
  13. 13. An Early Family Poses in Front of their 1948 Cape Cod (type of house), Leavittown (early suburb)<br />
  14. 14. Norman Rockwell, “Freedom From Want” <br />
  15. 15. Theme<br />1. The abstract concept explored in a literary work<br />2. Frequently recurring ideas<br />3. Repetition of a meaningful element in a work<br />

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