Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010 is election day. Many elections throughout our country will be held today. Elections today look much different than they did back in 1852 as depicted in this image, The County Election, created by George Caleb Bingham.
*Find these Elements:
-A white dog
-A seated man in a top hat wo might be sketching or writing: He is located in the center - that's the artist
- A man pouring drinks - A man with a bandaged head and a horse and rider
*Answer these Questions:
-Why are there no women in this scene?
- What message does the artist Bingham give in this crowded scene about the election process in American democracy?
-Compare this election scene to the contemporary American voting scenes below.