Presentation on theme: "Frederic Remington 1861-1909 Canton, NY. Raised in New York Known as a troublemaker Always making jokes Did not do well in school Not that many blizzard."— Presentation transcript:
Raised in New York Known as a troublemaker Always making jokes Did not do well in school Not that many blizzard bucks!!! Loved sports & drawing with chalk
Attended yale for art Bored in art class Played football Won championship No pads, helmets Loved the excitement & a team hero
Admired his dad, who was a civil war hero Taught Frederic to be respectful of horses & told him stories of cowboys
At 19, left for montana & rode through the west One night around a campfire, spoke with a wagon driver about the wild west changing Wild West would be gone and replaced with people & buildings Decided at that moment to record the Wild West before it disappeared
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