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The Apotheosis of Washington
The Apotheosis of Washington
Photograph of Constantino Brumidi's 1865 fresco in the Capitol dome, entitled The Apotheosis of Washington. The fresco (a painting done on fresh, moist plaster) depicts George Washington's apotheosis — or elevation to the...
Format: image/painting
Declaration of Independence
Declaration of Independence
John Trumbull's painting, Declaration of Independence, commissioned in 1817, depicts the presentation of the Declaration of Independence at Independence Hall, Philadelphia, in 1776. The "Committee of Five" presenting the Declaration...
Format: image/painting
General George Washington Resigning His Commission
General George Washington Resigning His Commission
John Trumbull's painting General George Washington Resigning His Commission was commissioned in 1817 and purchased for display in the Capitol Rotunda in 1824. The painting depicts Washington submitting his resignation as Army...
Format: image/painting
North Carolina History: A Sampler
A sample of the more than 800 pages of our digital textbook for North Carolina history, including background readings, various kinds of primary sources, and multimedia. Also includes an overview of the textbook and how to use it.
Format: (multiple pages)
North Carolina in the New Nation
Primary sources and readings explore North Carolina in the early national period (1790–1836). Topics include the development of state government and political parties, agriculture, the Great Revival, education, the gold rush, the growth of slavery, Cherokee Removal, and battles over internal improvements and reform.
Format: book (multiple pages)
Surrender of General Burgoyne
Surrender of General Burgoyne
John Trumbull's painting Surrender of General Burgoyne was commissioned in 1817. The painting depicts the surrender of British General Burgoyne to the Continental Army at Saratoga, New York, in 1777 — a turning point in...
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Surrender of Lord Cornwallis
Surrender of Lord Cornwallis
John Trumbull's painting Surrender of Lord Cornwallis was commissioned in 1817. The painting depicts the surrender of the British at Yorktown, Virginia, in 1781 — an event that ended the Revolutionary War. American General...
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