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The Importance Of Being An American In The 1800's

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Being an american in the 1800’s means having tremendous pride in one’s country. In this manuscript there will be information on early American art, early American music, and early American literature all this stuff that made an American an American. Most Americans somehow participated in the arts from painting and drawing to dance and music to literature and even american music. So what did it mean to be an american in the 1800’s?
Early American art brought European art traditions into the American colonies. Not all artists were pro’s. Ordinary people produced different kinds of things, men carved weather vanes and hunting decoys, women sewed spare bits of cloth into quilts. Artist portrayed aspects of nature, Native Americans, birds, and
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