Thomas Jefferson, possibly one of the most important Presidents of the United States, was a politician, architect, vice president, and secretary of state, author of the Declaration of Independence and most importantly the third president of the United States. He was born on April 13, 1743 in Shadwell, Goochland County, Virginia (McColley). In 1760 he studied at the College of William and Mary located in Williamsburg, Virginia ("Thomas Jefferson.”) where his main focus was law. Soon after graduating he was chosen to draft the Declaration of Independence and became one of the founding fathers of the United States. During his lifetime Thomas Jefferson led us through many social, economic and political issues like attempting to abolish slavery,
While he did emphasize the need for a Constitution, he was not the only one responsible for it’s making. Other indivdiauls involved in the creation of the Constitution were James Madison, Benjamin Franklin, and not to mention the 59 delegates who attended the Constitutional Convention, presided by our very own
Franklin vs. Jefferson An epic clash between two Founding Fathers! Both were prolific writers, Jefferson of the Declaration of Independence and his own version of the Bible, Franklin of Poor Richard 's Almanack and countless newspapers and pamphlets. Franklin invented the lightning rod, bifocals, and a carriage odometer, but Jefferson was no scientific slouch himself and filled Monticello, which he also designed, with a number of little inventions of his own, including a gadget that made copies of letters as he wrote them. Jefferson also carried out a number of early archeological studies. Both men had a key hand in establishing elite universities, with Franklin 's work at Penn matched by Jefferson 's efforts to start the University of
Built just outside of Charlottesville, Virginia, the Monticello was designed by Thomas Jefferson. This construction, once completed, was to be Jefferson 's home. Most people know Thomas Jefferson as one of the Founding Fathers who signed the Declaration of Independence. On the contrary, Jefferson took interest in many subjects. For this situation, Jefferson has taken interest in architecture.
Thomas Jefferson was the one who launched the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Jefferson participated in the founding of the Library of Congress and he had also founded the University of Virginia. One of the most important works of American political literature during the Founding era was Thomas Jefferson’s Notes on the State of Virginia. With that being said, it engaged and revised key aspects of both of the Bible and the enlightenment science(Dustin Gish and Daniel Klinghard,
At each end was situated a Roman castrum, each of them built around an entrance. it was the first bridge that built over the lower Danube. This bridge was constructed in 105 AD by the Greek architect Apollodorus of Damascus, it was situated east from the Iron Gates for the deployment of Roman troops during the conquest of Dacia. -The impact of this roman architecture inspired many architects to design a modern architectures in roman style. We can see how the Roman designs are infrequent in modern buildings like : Vancouver Public Library is a landmark in downtown Vancouver BC.
It states this country was settled by European immigrants and white Americans. The father of the Master Narrative is Frederick Jackson Turner. He was a famous American historian who influenced many people with his theories and beliefs. Fredrick Jackson Turner made a big impact in the 20th century. He is known for his famous essay, "The Significance of the Frontier in American History”.
Lincoln Memorial The Lincoln Memorial was built to honor Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States. Lincoln was assassinated during office and was honored as one of the most amazing men alive. The Lincoln Memorial has a 19-foot tall, 175-ton statue of Lincoln right in the center. If you are standing at the reflecting pool you can see the reflection of the monument in the water. It has 36 columns representing each state at Lincoln’s death.
Once emerged, it was called the fabricated sky, preserved in the heart of Rome. Consequently, this element of architecture has had a tremendous impact on the imagination of many generations of architects. The Pantheon has inspired Brunelleschi for the creation of the dome of the cathedral of Santa-Maria Del Fiore in Florence. The paper investigates the history of the creation of both objects and compares the architectural peculiarities of both buildings. The Pantheon
The Mesopotamian Architectural form is ancient architecture of the area of the Tigris–Euphrates river system also known as Mesopotamia, when the first permanent structures were created. Among the Mesopotamian architectural achievements are the development of the ziggurats, which were huge pyramidal temple towers; the courtyard house, and urban planning. There was no profession of Architecture in Mesopotamia; but, managing construction for the government, the noble and the royal was done by scribes. The Mesopotamians regarded 'the craft of building ' as a divine gift taught to men by the gods. Egypt along with Mesopotamia were two of the world 's earliest city-based civilizations, establishing the foundation for Middle Western and Eastern history.
Canberra Old Parliament House The Old Parliament House started being built in 1923 and was completed in 1927, then the Government moved into the place. The Old Parliament House is at the bottom of Capital Hill in the centre of the Parliamentary Triangle, which itself forms of the centre of Walter Burley Griffin’s design for Canberra, an open view of Lake Burley Griffin, Anzac Parade, the Australian War Memorial and Mount Ainslie. The Parliament house sits on 2.5 hectares and on both sides of the building, are the Parliamentary Gardens, the eastern side is for the House of Representatives and the western side is for the Senate. Murdoch intended this as an essential element to the building, to provide both diversion and contemplative space for members and senators. The Old Parliament House is a three storey brick building with the main floor on the middle level.
The Gateway Arch The Gateway Arch, also known as the St. Louis Arch, is an internationally famous technological marvel. It is located in St. Louis, Missouri. The arch was constructed in St. Louis because of its role in the westward expansion in the nineteenth century. The reason they chose the arch shape was because how stable and secure it was. The arch is a memorial to Thomas Jefferson for his role in opening the west, to the pioneers who helped Jefferson shape history, and to Dred Scott who sued for his freedom in the old courthouse.
The memorial is made of 90,854-ton marble. Robert Mills designed the memorial, which is comprised of 90,854 tons of marble (Curlee 27-28). The Franklin Roosevelt memorial is a park. It has many benches. It consists of three rooms, one for each term.