Each biography in this series portrays a famous American of the 18th, 19th or early 20th century who has made a significant impact on American history. Great for reports, the subjects of these biographies are frequently mentioned in social studies and English classes. Titles contain fact boxes, maps, a chronology, chapter notes, a glossary, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index.Nancy Plain examines the life of America's most famous frontier artist. In image after image, Frederic Remington preserved the past for all Americans to enjoy. Throughout his career, Remington created a visual testimony of the frontier years, producing twenty-two sculptures and nearly three thousand drawings and paintings. His works depict an untamed American West, where cavalry and American Indians fought to the death and where cowboys struggled with stampeding cattle on the open range.