AP U.S. History: American Artists' Influence

Asher Durand's Kindred Spirits (1848) suggests that American artists in the first half of the 19th century were influenced by

AP U.S. HistoryPeriod 4: 1800-1848
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to create their own national identity and distanced themselves from

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Europe their new culture was still a mix of American

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elements and European influences Romanticism was an artistic and intellectual

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movement that began in Europe at the end of the

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eighteenth century It emphasized emotions rather than logic and exalted

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the past nature and sentiments or sentimentality Romanticism influenced American

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writers philosophers artists and even politicians Asher Duran's kindred Spirits

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which exalts American lands is an example of American work

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of art influenced by romanticism So that's the answer is

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B Well the Enlightenment was an intellectual movement which originated

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in Europe during the seventeenth century and focused on the

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use of cold hard reason While romanticism was a reaction

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against the Enlightenment a way of telling all the logician

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Sze out there Tio you know enjoy a good surprise

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for a change Come on people get with it The

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Industrial Revolution and see that began in Europe during the

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mid eighteenth century and continued through the early nineteenth century

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American artists like Asher Durand were opposed to further urbanization

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and the destruction of natural landscapes that tended to go

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hand in hand with industrialization Well the second Industrial Revolution

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started later You know during the mid nineteenth century after

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the invention of the steam engine electric power lines railways

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and you know the assembly line among other inventions that

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all made their appearance felt All this progress eventually reached

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and changed the United States and well probably would've made

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American landscape Painters want to cry because here's what it 00:01:55.9 --> [endTime] looks like today No