Washington, D.C. by William

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Washington, D.C. by William

  1. 1. Washington D.C. By William H.
  2. 2. Why is Washington D.C. such an important place?
  3. 3. Why is Washington D.C. such an important place? • Washington D.C. is our nations capital. • Washington D.C. is where many politics take place. • Washington D.C is where the president lives.
  4. 4. What are some of the monuments and memorials in Washington D.C.?
  5. 5. What are some of the monuments and memorials in Washington D.C.? • The Washington monument is a well known statue in the shape of an obelisk. • The Lincoln memorial is a building that honors Abraham Lincoln. It has a seated statue of him. • The Vietnams Veterans Memorial is a wall with the names of all the veterans in the Vietnam War.
  6. 6. What are some other important places and buildings in Washington D.C.?
  7. 7. What are some other important places and buildings in Washington D.C.? • The White House is very important. It is where the president lives. • The Capital Building is where Congress meets. • Union Station is a huge train station. It one of the most visited places in Washington D.C.
  8. 8. Who were some of the important in U.S. history associated with Washington D.C.?
  9. 9. Who were some of the important people in U.S. history associated with Washington D.C.? • George Washington is important because it was his idea to have the nation’s capital at its current location. • Abraham Lincoln was the one who kept the nation together and refused slavery. • James Smithson was a big funder of the Smithsonian's
  10. 10. Why are the Smithsonian Institution’s museums important?
  11. 11. Why are the Smithsonian Institution’s museums important? • They preserve U.S. history. • Also called the nation’s attic. • Shows unique items with the public.

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