Statue Of Liberty• October 28, 1886• female figure representing Libertas, the Roman goddess of freedom, who bears a torch and a tabula ansata (a tablet evoking the law) upon which is inscribed the date of the American Declaration of Independence.
The Lincoln Memorial• The Lincoln Memorial is an American memorial built to honor the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln.The architect was Henry Bacon, the sculptor of the main statue (Abraham Lincoln,1920) was Daniel Chester French, and the painter of the interior murals was Jules Guerin. designed after the temples of ancient Greece Built: 1912-1922
The White House• The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States.• The White House sits on 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C., the house was designed by Irish-born James Hoban.• Its was built in 1792 - 1800 out of white painted Aquia Sand stone.• The White House is made up of six stories—the Ground Floor, State Floor, Second Floor, and Third Floor, as well as a two-story basement.
The Capitol Building• The Capitol Building is the meeting place for congress, the Legislature, and the federal government of the United States.• The senate wing was completed in 1800, and the House wing was completed in 1811.• The cast iron dome weighs 8,909,200 pounds.
The Liberty Bell • The Liberty Bell is an iconic symbol of American Independence, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.Tradition tells of a chime that changed the world on July 8, 1776, with the Liberty Bell ringing out from the tower of Independence Hall summoning the citizens of Philadelphia to hear the ﬁrst public reading of the Declaration of Independence
The American Flag • The ﬂag of the United States is one of the nations most widely recognized symbols. The United States Flag Code outlines certain guidelines for the use, display, and disposal of the ﬂag.The design of the ﬂag has been modiﬁed 26 times since it was ﬁrst adopted in 1777.Traditionally, the ﬂag of the United States plays a role in military funerals, and occasionally in those over other civil servants such as the President.After the ﬂag is completely folded and tucked in, it takes on the appearance of a bicorne, reminding the American of the soldiers who served under General George Washington
Mt. Rushmore• Sculpted by Gutzon Borglum and later by his son Lincoln Borglum, Mount Rushmore features 60-foot (18 m) sculptures of the heads of former United States presidents (in order from left to right) George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln.• It was started in 1927 and finished in 1939• The entire monument takes up 1,278.45 acres ,and is carved out of a solid granite mountain.• Carvings of U.S. presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln to represent the first 150 years of American history.
The Twin Towers• The cost of construction was $400 million.• It was 110 stories hight, and 13.4 million Square ft of ofﬁce space.• the north tower was completed in 1972 and the south in 1973.•
The Memorial Wall • The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a national memorial in Washington, D.C. It honors U.S. service members of the U.S. armed forces who fought in the Vietnam War The memorial currently consists of three separate parts: the ThreeSoldiers statue, the Vietnam Womens Memorial, and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall The Memorial Wall was designed by U.S. architect Maya Lin. Their are 58,175 names
Smokey The Bear • Smokey Bear is a mascot of the United States Forest Service created to educate the public about the dangers of forest ﬁresFrom the beginning, Smokeys name was intentionally spelled differently from the adjective smoky. The living symbol of Smokey Bear was an American black bear cub who inthe spring of 1950 was caught in the Capitan Gap ﬁre, a wildﬁre that burned 17,000 acres in the Lincoln National Forest Smokey Bears name and image are protected by U.S. federal law, the Smokey Bear Act of 1952
The Hoover Dam .Located in the Black Canyon on the Colorado River. Its on the border of the U.S, Arizona, and Nevada . It was the largest concrete structure in its time. In 1928, Congress authorized the project.
• Coca-Cola is a carbonated soft drink sold in the stores, restaurants, and vending machines of more than 200 countriesIt is produced by The Coca-Cola Company of Atlanta, Georgia, and is often referred to simply as Coke (a registered trademark of The Coca-Cola Company in the United States since March 27, 1944)
Washington Monument• It was built to commemorate the ﬁrst president of the U.S.(George Washington)• It is the worlds tallest stone structure, & the worlds biggest Obelisk.• 555 Feet, & 5 inches tall• Construction was started in1848, and ﬁnished in1884.
Arlington National Cemetery• The Arlington National Cemetery was established during the Civil War• The cemetery sits on 624 acres• In 1864 Montgomery C. Meigs proposed that 200 acres of the land be Taken for a cemetery• The cemetery sits directly across the Potomac River from the Lincoln Memorial
Uncle Sam • Uncle Sam is a common national personiﬁcation of the American government originally used during the War of 1812. He is depicted as a stern elderly man with white hair and a goatee beardTypically he is dressed in clothing that recalls the design elements of the ﬂag of the United States The well-known "recruitment" image of Uncle Sam was created by James Montgomery FlaggMore than four million copies of this image were printed between 1917 and 1918.
U.S.M.C Memorial• Starting in 1951, de Weldon was commissioned to design a memorial to the Marine Corps. It took de Weldon and hundreds of his assistants three years to ﬁnish it.The monument was built after the photo of the raising of the ﬂag in Japan as a remembrance
Money • The U.S. dollar is the currency most used in international transactions and is one of the worlds reserve currencies The Constitution of the United States of America provides that the United States Congress shall have the power "To coin Money". The U.S. dollar was created and deﬁned by the Coinage Act of 1792. The early currency of the USA did not exhibit faces of presidents, as is the customnow. In fact, George Washington was against having his face on the currency, a practice he compared to the policies of European monarchs
golden gate bridge• The Golden Gate Bridge was the longest Suspension bridge from its time when it was completed in 1937.• It is one of the most recognized symbols of San Francisco, California, & the United States.• Engineer Joseph Strauss promised he could build it for 17 Million.• The Bridge is 6,700 Feet long.
Arlington Memorial Bridge• Construction of the Arlington bridge was authorized by congress on 2-24 1925, and opened on 1-16-1932.• The bridge is 2,163 ft long.• Its Located Potomac River in Washington D.C.
Empire State Building• The Empire State Building is a 102 story building in New York City.• Its 1,250 ft tall (381 meters).• Its name comes from the nickname of New York, the Empire State.• Construction of this building was completed in 1931.
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