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Edse 604 washington d.c. power point for students
Edse 604 washington d.c. power point for students
Edse 604 washington d.c. power point for students
Edse 604 washington d.c. power point for students
Edse 604 washington d.c. power point for students
Edse 604 washington d.c. power point for students
Edse 604 washington d.c. power point for students
Edse 604 washington d.c. power point for students
Edse 604 washington d.c. power point for students
Edse 604 washington d.c. power point for students
Edse 604 washington d.c. power point for students
Edse 604 washington d.c. power point for students
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  • 1. Symbols of our Capital<br />DEAR CLASS…<br />As a class we will watch this brief presentation of Washington D.C. that I put together and please keep in mind places that might interest you for further research when creating your own brochures. There will be many more to choose from than I showed you during this presentation. <br /> Enjoy, Ms. Durante<br />
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  • 4. Washington D.C.; The Capital of the United States Of America<br />Washington D.C., covers 68 square miles <br />It is located in the eastern states. <br />________and ________ border Washington D.C.<br />President George Washington declared Washington, D.C., the nations capitol in 1791 <br />The capital city is named Washington after George Washington, our_?_ president. It is located in the District of Columbia, named after Christopher Columbus, a famous explorer.<br />
  • 5. The Capitol; where the U.S. Congress meets.<br />
  • 6. Washington Monument<br />The tallest stone structure in the world, and is 555 feet high.<br />Was built to honor _____________.<br />Please Click Below<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0EIQ2hh8DI<br />
  • 7. Jefferson Memorial<br />The Jefferson Memorial was built in honor of the man who wrote the Declaration of Independence. <br />Thomas Jefferson was our third president.<br />A large statue of Jefferson is part of this memorial.<br />
  • 8. Lincoln Memorial<br />The Lincoln Memorial was built in honor of President ______________.<br />He was president during our Civil War, and helped free African Americans from slavery.<br />A large statue of Lincoln looks over the Reflecting Pool.<br />
  • 9. Vietnam Veterans Memorial<br />The names of all American military personnel who died in the Vietnam War are on these walls.<br />People leave flowers and notes to help remember those killed in the war.<br />
  • 10. White House Who can tell us who lives here?<br />
  • 11. American Flag<br />A symbol of unity<br />50 stars, one for each state<br />13 stripes to honor the original 13 colonies<br />Nicknamed “The stars and stripes”<br />CLASS…Please click on link and stand to salute The American Flag <br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXyUnqOEFJI<br />
  • 12. Please Click Belowhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0EIQ2hh8DIThanks Prof. Gura for this above youtube video. Love it! Site below was used for some of the information in my unit plan…http://www.enchantedlearning.com/history/us/symbols/Students now onto your own venture into Washington D.C…<br />

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