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Patriotic Pop-Ups: The American Story Through Art

Celebrate America’s birthday by looking at 11 paintings that depict some of the people, places, and events that contribute to the unfolding story of America.

Spend a minute or two looking carefully at each painting and consider:

What captures your attention? Why?
What interesting details do you notice? What can you learn from them?
What new ideas does this work of art provoke about the American story?

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