Table of contents for Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness : art and the American experience, 1660-1900 / introduction by David McCullough ; essays by Jon Butler ; catalogue organized by Helen A. Cooper ... [et al.].

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Director's Foreword Jock Reynolds
Acknowledgments Helen A. Cooper
An Introduction David McCullough
American Art History: The Development of a Discipline Jules David Prown
List of Contributors
Note to the Reader
Section I: Expressions of Heritage 
The Artistic Creation of American Heritage Jon Butler
Catalogue Entries
Religious Diversity
Converging Cultures
Section II: Citizenship and Democracy
Citizenship and Democracy: America Coming of Age Joanne B. Freeman
Catalogue Entries
The Making of a Nation
John Trumbull's Paintings of the American Revolution
John Trumbull's Portrait Miniatures
The Young Republic
The Cult of Washington
The Rise of Civic Institutions
Class, Race, and Conflict
The Civil War
Section III: Cultural and Material Aspirations
Cultural and Material Aspirations in a Changing America and the Emergence of a 
Modern Democratic Nation Howard R. Lamar
Catalogue Entries
Ambition and Display
Education and Discovery
Education and the Family
Farm and Factory
The Growth of Cities
New Technologies
The Glorification of Industry
Moving West
Transportation and Trade
The Gold Rush
Settling the Frontier: Reality and Myth
John Mix Stanley Railroad Survey
The Gilded Age
A Taste for the Eclectic
Graft, Grandeur, and Grace
Photograph Credits

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Art, American -- Exhibitions.
History in art -- Exhibitions.
United States -- In art -- Exhibitions.
United States -- History -- Exhibitions.