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  • Henry Hudson Essays

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    Henry Hudson was an English explorer, who sailed along the North East coast of North American. His early life is unknown, for there is not even a record of the year he was born. His final days are a mystery, after his mutinous crew set him adrift in the bay that bears his name, June 1611. It is believed that he could have been the grandson of a London alderman who helped found the Muscovy Company, which is a trading company. Hudson took four voyages beginning in 1607 and continued to1611, making

  • Essay on Dredging the Hudson River

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    Dredging the Hudson River For the past year, the subject of polychlorinated biphenyls in the Hudson River and what should be done about them has been discussed by politicians and residents all over the capital region. Often the top story on the local news, the front page headline of the newspaper, the subject of a special on television, or the reason for a town meeting, dredging has become a much debated topic. With all the information being exchanged and opinions published, it is easy for the

  • The Hudson River and PCB Pollution Essay

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    The Hudson River and PCB Pollution The Hudson River is a body of water that stretches for 315 miles from the Adirondack Mountains to the Battery in Manhattan, reaching its deepest point of 216 feet in the Highlands near Constitution Island and West Point and reaches its widest point of 3 miles across at Havestraw. This river is one of the most beautiful and scenic of the Tri-State area. Unfortunately, it happens to be New York’s most polluted river. The river has been influenced upon since the early

  • Hudson River: a Detailed and Comprehensive Geological History

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    Introduction………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..2 Hudson River Formation……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..5 Hudson Canyon…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………12 Glacial History…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..14 Conclusion…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………17 Bibliography………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………18 Maps & Diagrams…..………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….19 Hudson Canyon……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..19 Geological

  • The Hudson RIver School Of Artist Essay

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    The Hudson River School The Hudson River school represents the first native genre of distinctly American art. The school began to produce art works in the early 1820s; comprised of a group of loosely organized painters who took as their subject the unique naturalness of the undeveloped American continent, starting with the Hudson River region in New York, but eventually extending through space and time all the way to California and the 1870s. During the period, that the school’s

  • Romanticism : The Hudson River School Of Art

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    Hudson River School From sea to shining sea, in an upcoming era that will change the course of the Americas. The Hudson River School sparked an interest in the natural emotions of artist, as they covered the transcendentalist views to the awakenings of romanticism. When people think of romanticism, they often imagine Cupid with his bow and arrow striking two soul mates into eternal love. However, many have been misled in this depiction of romanticism. A movement from contemporary art known as “romanticism”

  • Essay Henry Hudson in Comparison to Samuel de Champlain

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    Henry Hudson and Samuel de Champlain were two great explorers. Both were born around 1570 and were sons of sea captains . However, even though they both have similarities from how they were brought up, their voyages were very different from one another. Even the types of explorers they were are different from each other. Not a lot is known about Henry Hudson’s personal life. What we do know is that he was married to a woman named Katherine and they had three sons together. Also, it is said the

  • Romanticism in the Hudson River School of Painting

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    Romanticism in the Hudson River School of Painting This group was formed by American landscape painters who were present from 1825 to 1880. Their work constituted of interest in realistic illustration of nature and a fascination to celebrate precisely the American scenery. Until its emergence, most artists seemed more interested in making portraits than painting murals. Those who did landscapes generally always turned to Europe for guidance on subject matter and skills. Subjects similar to the

  • Thomas Cole and The Hudson School of Romantic Landscape

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    The first American group of painters, The Hudson School of Romantic Landscapes, was lead by Thomas Cole, who was born in 1801 in England. He went to Philadelphia and Ohio as a traveling portrait painter in 1819. In addition, he traveled to Europe where he painted many Italian subjects, and later many of the scenes in his paintings came from his European studies. He died in 1848 at the age of 47. Cole’s artwork represents the Romantic style of painting, especially in his famous work The Oxbow (Fulwider

  • An American Artist And Member Of The Hudson River School

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    was an American artist and member of the Hudson River School. He was one of the first of the Hudson River Artist’s to paint beyond New York and see the unexplored west. Bierstadt’s paintings focused more upon the sublime in nature. His painting titled “Indian Summer Hudson River” was completed in 1861. It is oil on canvas painting, which measures twenty-four inches in height by forty-one inches wide. One looks out across a secluded section of the Hudson River. It is late afternoon, and the sun is

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