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Mount Rushmore  By Lucy Halcomb CRA Moncalvillo 2009
Where is Mount Rushmore? <ul><li>Mount Rushmore is located in the Black Hills of South Dakota. It has the faces of four Un...
 
Who is on Mount Rushmore? <ul><li>The presidents are: George Washington, Thomas Jeffeson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham ...
Building Mount Rushmore <ul><li>Workers worked on the project from 1927-1941. They used dynamite to clear away unwanted ro...
Before and After
Visitors <ul><li>In the year 2004, over 2,000,000 people visited the monument. </li></ul>
Entrance <ul><li>This is the main enterance to the Mount Rushmore National Memorial. </li></ul><ul><li>The memorial has re...
Avenue of Flags <ul><li>There are 56 flags on display at the Avenue of Flags. </li></ul><ul><li>There is one flag for each...
Can you climb Mount Rushmore and touch the presidents? <ul><li>You can't touch them, but you can use binoculars to see the...
Who designed Mount Rushmore? <ul><li>It was designed by Gutzon Borglum. </li></ul><ul><li>Four hundred workers worked on t...
Original Plan <ul><li>This was the original design for Mount Rushmore, but there wasn’t enough money to finish the work. <...
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  1. 1. Mount Rushmore By Lucy Halcomb CRA Moncalvillo 2009
  2. 2. Where is Mount Rushmore? <ul><li>Mount Rushmore is located in the Black Hills of South Dakota. It has the faces of four United States presidents carved in the side of a mountian. </li></ul>
  3. 4. Who is on Mount Rushmore? <ul><li>The presidents are: George Washington, Thomas Jeffeson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln. </li></ul><ul><li>Each president is 18 meters tall. </li></ul>
  4. 5. Building Mount Rushmore <ul><li>Workers worked on the project from 1927-1941. They used dynamite to clear away unwanted rock. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Before and After
  6. 7. Visitors <ul><li>In the year 2004, over 2,000,000 people visited the monument. </li></ul>
  7. 8. Entrance <ul><li>This is the main enterance to the Mount Rushmore National Memorial. </li></ul><ul><li>The memorial has restaurants, gift shops, theaters, museums, walking trails and more. It is open seven days a week. </li></ul>
  8. 9. Avenue of Flags <ul><li>There are 56 flags on display at the Avenue of Flags. </li></ul><ul><li>There is one flag for each of the fifty states, one for the District of Columbia, three for each U.S. territory, and two for each commonwealth. </li></ul>
  9. 10. Can you climb Mount Rushmore and touch the presidents? <ul><li>You can't touch them, but you can use binoculars to see them better. </li></ul><ul><li>This observation deck has binoculars. </li></ul>
  10. 11. Who designed Mount Rushmore? <ul><li>It was designed by Gutzon Borglum. </li></ul><ul><li>Four hundred workers worked on the mounument from 1927-1941. </li></ul><ul><li>Several controversies surround the building of Mount Rushmore. </li></ul>
  11. 12. Original Plan <ul><li>This was the original design for Mount Rushmore, but there wasn’t enough money to finish the work. </li></ul>
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