Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum
Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum
|Creator||John Louis Krimmel|
|Context||Election days were highly public and entertaining events in the early nineteenth century.|
|Audience||Probably those interested in art|
|Purpose||To depict and perhaps celebrate everyday life|
Pennsylvania had the young nation's most democratic government during the Revolutionary War, and the proportion of its citizens who voted grew in the following decades. By 1815, when this painting was made, election days had become a time of great public displays and spectacles.