videos + essays
Over the next two years, Seeing America will grow to include 100 videos, 18 essays, quizzes, discussion questions and lesson plans.
Homer wrote that the sharpshooter's role was "as near to murder as anything I can think of."
A horrifying painting of racial violence that can help us see where we are and where we need to be in terms of tolerance and empathy
One of the most famous landscape photographs showing the horrible aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg.
Thomas Nast's cartoon urges its viewers to confront white supremacy.
The Know-Nothings: a short-lived party with long-term influence.
Martyr. Murderer. Prophet. Madman. All of these words have been used to describe John Brown, the fiery abolitionist.
A Hudson River School artist looks north
Sail, steam, cotton, and oil — the engines of the American economy.
How women contributed to the repairing a country that had been torn apart.
Thomas Moran's painting of Yellowstone exemplifies the complex factors that characterized U.S. westward expansion and economic development after the Civil War. Railroads, government policies, and violence against Native American communities were all intertwined with the creation of the first national park.
APUSH: KC-6.2.II.A, KC-6.2.II.D
The bandolier bag and the story of forced migration
Painting, photography, and the railroad come together to preserve a topography unique in the world