United States History Question of the Day

©Greg Feldmeth 2013
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American Architecture


American parlor from 1835 recreated at the
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
(Source: Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Question 131467:

One of the truly national forms of architecture that developed in all regions of the country in the early 19th century, this style often featured porticos, pilasters (shallow rectangular columns projecting from a wall), and friezes and reflected a growing pride in democracy.

(A) Georgian
(B) Prairie School
(C) Baroque
(D) Egyptian Revival
(E) Greek Revival

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