The Spirit of '76 (Yankee Doodle)
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The Spirit of '76 (Yankee Doodle)

Archibald Willard, who served in the Civil War, was inspired to paint The Spirit of '76 (originally titled Yankee Doodle) after witnessing a parade commemorating the American Revolution.

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Washington Crossing the Delaware
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Washington Crossing the Delaware

Washington Crossing the Delaware depicts General George Washington and soldiers of the Continental Army navigating the frozen river on their way to victory at the Battle of Trenton during the American Revolution.

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The Nation Makers
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The Nation Makers

Painted in 1902 by artist Howard Pyle, The Nation Makers depicts a line of American Patriots marching forward at the Battle of Brandywine during the Revolutionary War.

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