The Statue of Liberty

By: Rebecca Wing

Where is the Statue of Liberty located?
‡ The statue of Liberty is located in New York City. In the New York Bay. More specifically in Liberty Island. ‡ That is a picture pf Ellis Island. Where is the Statue of Liberty is close to. ‡ Both are Historian Sites.

Dates of the statue of liberty! 
In 1924 it was designated a national monument.  In 1984 it was named a world heritage site.  In 1849-1887 Emma Lazarus¶ sonnet ³The New Colossus´ was engraved in side of the pedestal.  October 28, 1886 President Glover Cleveland accepted the statue for the us.  In July 1884 it was completed in France (IT is 123 years old) .  1885 it arrived in America in 350 individual pieces.

What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?different things. ‡ The whole statue represents
‡ All together the statue represents generosity and hope and freedom. ‡ The robe that is worn by her is dignifying Greek matron in classical times. ‡ The broken chains that are at the bottom of the statue represents the newly-won freedom of America. ‡ The fact that the left foot is ahead of her right foot symbolizes her walking away from captivity. ‡ The seven spikes on her crown represent the seven oceans and continents in the world. ‡ One of her feet is also standing upon the chains representing the acquired freedom of America. ‡ The torch that she holds represents freedom

Designers and how the idea of it came up!
‡ The idea of the Statue of Liberty came up at a dinner party. ‡ Eduard de Laboulaye host of the party was talking with his friend Fredric Auguste Bartholdi about the Revolutionary War in the United States; they both admired the freedom given in the United States; They both decided that it would be nice to give a gift of friendship to America. ‡ The designers are Fredric Auguste Bartholdi and Gustave Eiffel who also designed the Eiffel Tower.

Are there anymore names for the Statue?
‡ It was originally called the ´Liberty Enlightening the World.µ ‡ It is sometimes referred to as ´Lady Liberty.µ

MORE FACTS 
THE STATUE WELCOMES ALL THE IMMIGRANTS TO THE US.  THE STATUE IS 225 TONS.  THE TABLET THAT IS HELD IN THE RIGHT HAND OF THE STATUE IS MARKED WITH JULY IV MDCCLXXVI WHICH IS JULY 4, 1776, THE YEAR WE BECOME INDEPENDENT.  THE STATUE WAS DESIGNED AFTER MARIE BARTHOLDI THE DESIGNERS MOTHER.  THE NOSE OF THE STATUE IS 4 ½ FEET LONG.  THE MOUTH IS 3 FT. WIDE.  HER WAIST IS 35 FEET AROUND.  THE FRENCH PEOPLE CONTRIBUTED $250,000 FOR THE COST.  THE STATUE IS MADE OF COPPER.  THE HEIGHT OF THE STATUE IS 93 METERS HIGH.  THE STATUE IS A NATIONAL TRADEMARK OF THE US.

MAP
‡ Off New York on Liberty Island, the Statue could be found.

³The New Colossus´
³Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!
Emma Lazarus

The United States Home to several of the World¶s most exciting cities!

Important US Dates
Date 1763 1764 1765 1775 1776 1781 1783 1787 1789 Event End of Seven Years¶ War; British Troops sent to North America Sugar Act Taxes imported to molasses Stamp Act adds tax on documents. American Revolution begins; Battle of Bunker Hill takes place. Declaration of Independence British Army surrenders at Yorktown British recognizes American Independence Draft American Constitution becomes law; George Washington becomes 1st President. Bill of Rights is adopted

More Important US Dates
1917 1918 1919 1920 1925 1929 1931 1933 1941 The United States enters World War I World War I ends The Senate votes not to join League of Nations Warren Harding becomes 29th President; 18th Amendment introduced- Prohibition era begins Al Capone becomes leader of Chicago¶s South Side Gang Wall Street Crash and start of Great Depression The gangster Al Capone is jailed for tax evasion 18th Amendment repealed- Prohibition ends Japanese attack Pearl Harbor; the United States enters World War II.

Where is the US located?
‡ The US is located in central North America. Which some people refer to the US as. What is the US Currency? ‡ The US Currency is $1 Bill.

What is the Climate Like?
‡ The climate is hot, mild, and cold. What is the area ? ‡ The area is 9400000 sq. mi.

What are the imports in the US?
‡ The imports in the US are telecommunications equipment, motor vehicle parts, office machines, electric power, clothing, furniture, and toys. What are the exports? ‡ The exports are agriculture products (soybeans, fruit, corn), industrial supplies, capitol goods, aircraft, motor vehicle parts, computers, and consumer goods.

What kind of people live in the US?
T PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN THE US ARE ASIAN, AFRICAN AMERICAN, WHITE/CAUCASIAN, AND HISPANIC.

What is the population of the US?
T THE POPULATION OF THE US IS 365,000,000.

What is the capitol of the US?
‡ The capitol of the US is Washington DC. Who is the President of the US? ‡ The President is George W. Bush. Who is the Vice President of the United States? ‡ Richard B. Cheney is the Vice President.

The National Monuments!
‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Washington ,D.C. Memorials and Landmarks The White House The Statue of Liberty Supreme Court Building Liberty Bell Washington Monument Arlington National Cemetery Mount Rushmore

Patriotic Songs!
‡ This land is your land ‡ America ‡ Star spangled banner

September 11, 2001
‡ The 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington DC. Islam terrorist group Al Qaeda hijacked planes and crashed them into the buildings.

Regions of the US
‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Pacific North West South West West Great Plains Midwest South Mid Atlantic North West England

Small Facts
‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ ‡ Highest Points: Mt. McKinley, Alaska Bird: Bald Eagle Flower: American Beauty Rose Tree: Cherry Tree Song: Star Spangled Banner

Culture
‡ Beliefs 
Values 
Education Freedom Equality Independence Democracy

Culture 
Customs 
Turkey on Thanksgiving Christmas Halloween Valentines 4th of July Shaking Hands Weddings Funerals

Culture
‡ Institutions 
Religion 
Protestant Mormon Jewish Christian Muslim None

Culture 
Education 
Free 13 grades (kindergarten-12th) Paid College

Culture 
Government 
Democracy

‡ Food 
Main Course 
Meat Loaf Fried Chicken 

Dessert 
Apple Pie Sundae

Culture

‡ Humanities 
Language 
English Spanish Native American

Culture 
Art 
             Painting Crafts Drawing Sketching Oil Pastels Country R&B Jazz Blues Pop Contemporary Hip-Hop Rap Rock 

Music

Culture 
Recreation 
Basketball Baseball Soccer Football Read Video Games Travel Vacation Swimming

Culture
‡ Technology 
Inventions 
Air Conditioning Auto Pilot Air Brake Adrenaline Light Bulb Stop Light

Culture 
Tools and Machinery 
Tractors Cranes Cars Motorcycle Silverware Aircraft

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