The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris Setting & Symbolism

David McCullough
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Paris, France

Thousands of young and talented artists and professionals left their homes in America and traveled to Paris, France, where they studied under the masters in order to develop their talents and eventually return home to make America better.

École des Beaux-Arts

The École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, France, was the the premier school of architecture in the world.

École de Medecine

The École de Medecine was a brand new medical school and the showpiece of French education.

The Louvre

The Louvre is the world-famous art museum located in Paris, France. Many of the young artists often visited the Louvre for inspiration.

The Telegraph

For the first forty plus years of his life, Samuel Morse worked at becoming an artist. His career never took off so he turned his attention to an invention with which he'd been tinkering for years. He finished the device which later was...

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