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Administration of Washington (1789-1797)
- General Washington: Washington with Governor Dinwiddle, Rochambeau,
reproving Lee at Monmouth, his entry into New York, and receiving his commission.
- George Washington: George
Washington as a young boy, as a major in the army, with Gist among the
ice, signing the capitulation. There's also a picture of his mother,
- President Washington:
Washington taking leave of his officers, taking the oath of office, with his first cabinet, and his installation as the country's first president.
- President George Washington:
President George Washington celebrating his victory in the military, on his journey
to the front, during his nomination as commander and chief, and being chosen
for that position.
of George Washington:
George Washington as a boy and young man, taking his first command, breaking
a colt, toasting meat by a fire and more.
Nine images including his coat of arms, his farewell to his mother, his final
hours, and his tomb.
Here are several portraits of Martha Washington along with the a scene of
her at a reception at her house.
- Mount Vernon:
Various images of Mount Vernon, the plantation home of the first President of the United States.
- Henry Knox:
Six portraits of Henry Knox, a military officer of the Continental and United States Army and
the first United States Secretary of War.
There are seven pictures showing John
Jay, a Founding Father and the first Chief Justice of the United States.
- Alexander Hamilton:
An assortment of portraits of the first United States Secretary of the Treasury,
a Founding Father, economist, and political philosopher.
Several portraits and an illustration of Wayne confronting mutineers.
- Anthony Wayne:
"Mad Anthony" in his role as Major-General and in his drawing room. There is
also a picture of the gold medal he received from Congress, as well as his grave
- Battle of Fallen Timbers:
Images of the final battle of the Northwest Indian War, also commanded by Anthony Wayne.
Eli Whitney and the Cotton Gin
- Eli Whitney:
Five images of Whitney, an American inventor best known for inventing the cotton gin.
- Cotton Gin:
Six illustrations of Eli Whitney's Cotton Gin.
- Cotton Ginning:
More scenes of people Cotton Ginning - using the cotton gin and an old-fashioned cotton press.
- Cotton Plantation:
From cotton plant to cotton bales, here are six illustrations of Cotton Plantations.
Administrations of John Adams (1797-1801) & Thomas Jefferson (1801-1809)
- President John Adams:
Six portraits of President John Adams, including one by John Trumbull.
- John Adams:
Six additional portraits of John Adams with one by Gilbert Stuart.
These John Adams Pictures depict Adams as vice-president and in scenes with
Jefferson, Franklin, and Morris.
- Abigail Adams:
Seven images show Abigail Adams, wife of President Adams, in several different poses throughout the years.
- President Jefferson:
Several portraits of President Jefferson.
- Thomas Jefferson:
These engravings show Thomas Jefferson's home in Monticello, slaves greeting him, his signing of the
Declaration of Independence, and more.
Seven more depictions of President Thomas Jefferson, including a portrait
by Charles Wilson Peale.
Three views of Jefferson's Monticello - his birthplace and home in Virginia.
- Aaron Burr:
Aaron Burr was an important political figure in the early history of the United
States of America, but is mainly remembered as the man who killed Alexander
Hamilton in the famous 1804 duel.
- Burr Duel:
On July 11, 1804, at Weehawken in New Jersey, Burr shot and mortally wounded
Hamilton. Hamilton died at 2:00 p.m. the next day. Here are six images depicting
the Burr Duel and the location where it occurred.
- William Bainbridge:
Six illustrations of William Bainbridge, a Commodore in the United States Navy, notable for his victory over HMS Java during the War of 1812 and for mistakenly running the USS Philadelphia aground on the Tunisian coast on October 31, 1803.
- Stephen Decatur:
Nine drawings of Stephen Decatur confronting the Dey of Algiers and boarding the USS Philadelphia.
- USS Philadelphia:
These seven images of the USS Philadelphia show it being captured and later burned in the harbor of Tripoli.
- Henry Clay:
Henry Clay was an American statesman who represented Kentucky in both the Senate and the House of Representatives and also served as Secretary of State from 1825 to 1829. This page contains five portraits and also shows him addressing the Senate.
- Chesapeake Affair:
In the Chesapeake Affair, which occurred on June 22, 1807, the British warship HMS Leopard attacked and boarded the American frigate Chesapeake. This page has five illustrations of that occurrence.
Lewis and Clark
- Lewis and Clark:
Here you'll find images of Lewis and Clark holding council with Native Americans, building a line of huts, and shooting at bears.
- Meriwether Lewis:
These pictures of Meriwether Lewis depict him shooting at a Native American, getting his first glimplse of the Rockies, and posing in Native American dress.
and Clark Map:
These Lewis and Clark Maps illustrate the routes and regions explored on
Robert Fulton and the Steamboat
Six views of Robert Fulton, American engineer and inventor, who is widely
credited with developing the first commercially successful steamboat,
although this is apparently untrue.
- The Clermont:
Six drawings and diagrams of The Clermont, whose construction was the start of the first long-lasting and financially successful steamboat business.
- Fulton Steamboat:
Here are more illustrations of Fulton's Steamboats , including the Demologos or Fulton the First,
the first steam vessel-of-war.
John Fitch's steamboats, the first steamboat to carry passengers, and Oliver
Evan's Orukter Amphibolos are included in this page of nine images dedicated