By Edith M. Pavese

American Highlights offers a window at the usa, taking pictures its suppose and taste in addition to the final form of its historical past. via over eighty artistic endeavors and vigorous brief textual content items in either English and Spanish, the booklet covers lifestyle and pop culture, together with baseball, P. T. Barnum's circus, Hollywood, and
television, as well as large issues comparable to immigration and business change.

It makes a speciality of contributors — Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, the Wright brothers, between others in addition to on significant occasions. From a fifteenth-century map that Columbus may have used to a modern machine photo, the photographs exhibit the fascinating sweep of yank history.

Among them are works through the best American artists, together with Winslow Homer, Thomas Eakins, Edward Hopper, Romare Bearden, and Robert Rauschenberg.

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I 19 i 29 LIFE OF THE FARM LA VIDA EN LA GRANJA Farming in colonial America was practiced much as centuries before. it had been En época colonial de Unidos for The work was slow and backbreaking. Entire la siglos. Estados se trabajaba la tierra tal se había estado families, children los como haciendo desde hacía Era una tarea lenta y agotadora. Familias enteras, incluso los niños, trabajaban de sol a Edward Hicks. The Residence of David Twining 1787. La residencia de David Twining 1787. sol.

Científico (mientras él man years later this eloquent diplomático en Francia y secretario de estado durante Two hold no authority over the colonies. hombre Independencia, un prácticamente was expressing the revolutionary opinion that England should elocuente, casi por su propia cuenta, redactó la was Thomas Jefferson Jefferson, along with other influential people, la debería ejercer su autoridad sobre las tarde, este States (1743-1826), one of the nation's By 1774 con otras revolucionaria opinión de que Inglaterra no Dos años más formation of the in the founding fathers and the third president.

Virginia was the idea fundamental en lo sucesivo para todas las colonias inglesas, y eventualmente condujo a la Guerra de la Virginia fue Rhode Rhode Independencia. la primera de las 13 inglesas. Esta y Massachusetts, shire, colonies. Island, Connecticut, New Maryland, Nueva Hamp- la of the 13 English Island, Connecticut, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Hampshire, New York, Delaware, and Georgia became the basis for the future United States of America. Jersey, Pensilvania, Delaware, y Georgia formaron first and Massachusetts, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, colonias Carolina del Norte, Carolina del Sur, Nueva York, Nueva It American base de los futuros Estados Unidos de América.

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