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Title: Mount Rushmore


1
Mount Rushmore
  • Symbols of Freedom by Myron Anderson

2
Mount Rushmore was a very risky job. It was built
in the Black Hills of South Dakota.
3
A Big Idea
  • A big idea in 1920s, there was a sculptor named
    Gutzon Borglum. He was chosen to make the
    memorial. He was a famous America artist.

4
Mount Rushmore
  • It took fourteen years to build Mount Rushmore.
  • There were many people who did not agree that it
    should be built.

5
The Washington Monument
  • Symbols of Freedom
  • Alexiss Roy

6
The Washington Monument
  • The Washington Monument is as tall as 31 giraffes.

7
The Washington Monument
  • In the Washington Monument there are 897 steps.

8
The Washington Monument
  • February 22,1885,the Washington Monument was
    finished and it was George Washingtons birthday.
    July 4,1848 they started to build it.

9
The Washington Monument
  • Today more than 1,000,000 people go to the
    Washington Monument.

10
The Washington Monument
  • The line on the Washington Monument is there
    because the workers had to stop because the Civil
    War started.

11
The U.S. Capitol
  • Symbols of Freedom
  • By Benjamin
  • Brewer

12
The U.S Capitol
  • At one point the U.S. Capitol was heated by
    fireplaces!

13
The U.S Capitol
  • The U.S. Capitol is on the fifty dollar bill

14
The U.S. Capitol
  • The statue called Freedom is on top of the
    Rotunda .

15
U.S.capitol
  • The Rotunda Was not added until The civil war!

16
Capitol Burns!
  • The U.S. Capitol was burned by the British
    during the War of 1812.

17
Fact Extravaganza
  • The U.S. Capitol is busy 24 7 With the Senate
    and The house of representatives.

18
Fact Extravaganza
  • The U.S. Capitol is one of the most lit up
    buildings in Washington,d.c

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and yet the legend lives on.
20
The U.S. Capitol
  • Symbols of Freedom
  • By Curtland Edwards

21
  • The U.S. Capitol
  • is on a 50 dollar
  • bill.
  • During the war of 1812 British soldiers took over
    Washington D.C.

22
  • The U.S. Capitol building is on a hill called
    Capitol Hill.

23
  • The bodies of U.S Presidents sometimes lie in
    state under the rotunda. People can come there
    to show their respect.

24
  • President Washington laid the cornerstone for the
    Capitol in 1793 this old drawing shows how the
    Capitol building would look.

25
The U.S. Capitol
  • In 1861, the Civil War began. The northern states
    fought against the southern states. Thousands of
    soldiers lived in the U.S. Capitol. It was also a
    hospital.

26
Mount Rushmore
  • Symbols of Freedom by
  • Derik Morris

27
protecting Mount Rushmore
  • Today workers repair the stone to protect it. The
    granite moves in hot and cold weather.

28
Who made Mount Rushmore
  • Gutzon Borglum was a famous American sculptor
    that sculpted the famous Mount Rushmore.

29
Mount Rushmore
  • Mount Rushmore is a group of stone carvings in
    the Black Hills of South Dakota.

30
How long it took to build Mount Rushmore
  • Mount Rushmore was started in 1927 and was
    finished in 1941.

31
Mount Rushmore
  • This is Abraham Lincoln he was President during
    the Civil war.

32
The Lincoln Memorial
  • Symbols of Freedom
  • By Elyjah Lyons

33
The meeting grounds
  • The Lincoln Memorial was finished on May 22nd
    of 1922. It has been a meeting place for people
    across America for years.

34
Did you know
its huge
  • Did you know that if you went to the front of the
    Lincoln Memorial you will see a large reflecting
    pool and the Washington Monument?
  • Did you know that the Lincoln Memorial was where
    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous I have
    a dream speech?

35
The Lincoln Memorial
  • The Lincoln Memorial is a symbol of the union in
    all fifty states in the United States of America.

36
Daniel Chester French started building the
statue of Lincoln in 1914.
37
Daniel Chester French
built the famous Lincoln Memorial
statue.
38
  • The Lincoln Memorial statues thumb is as big as a
    NFL football.

39
Did you Know
  • Did you know the Lincoln Memorial has 56 steps
    that lead up to the building?
  • Did you know along with four other presidents
    Lincoln was assassinated?

40
The Lincoln Memorial view of the Washington
Monument
41
  • What Have we learned
  • quiz
  • How big is the Lincoln statue thumb?
  • As big as a NFL football
  • As big as a watermelon
  • As big as a canolope

42
  • The Lincoln memorial
  • has been a place
  • for people for years.
  • Ground
  • Swimming
  • Meeting

43
  • Who gave his famous
  • speech and what was it called?
  • George Washington and his WWI speech
  • Abraham Lincoln and his free the slaves
  • Speech
  • c) Martin Luther King Jr. and his I have a
  • Dream speech

44
The Lincoln Memorial
  • Symbols of Freedom
  • By Jalen Green

45
The Lincoln Memorial
  • In the day about 300pm people are going in and
    looking around.this picture is took in front of
    the Lincoln Memorial.

46
The Lincoln Memorial at dusk
  • It is 500am-600am the sun is coming up.People
    will be there later on today to come inside and
    look around.

47
The Lincoln Statue
  • The Lincoln Statue.The only statue in the
    Memorial.

48
The Lincoln Memorial
  • The Lincoln Memorial at sunset.

49
Lincoln Memorial at sunset
  • It is sunset in Washington.D.C

50
The Lincoln Statue
  • This is the Lincoln statue from up close.

51
The Lincoln Memorial
  • Symbols of Freedom
  • By Joe Harris

52
The Lincoln Memorial
  • Did you know the cornerstone for the Lincoln
    Memorial was laid on February 15, 1915? It
    would take up to seven years to finish the
    building.

53
Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool
  • In front of the Lincoln Memorial is a BIG
    reflecting pool.

54
Lincoln Memorial Statue
  • Did you know the thumb of the Lincoln statue is
    bigger then a NFL football?

55
4th of July
  • 4th of July explosion over the Lincoln Memorial,
    Washington Monument and the Capital Building

56
Lincoln Statue
  • The Lincoln statue was built in honor or
    President Abraham Lincoln in 1914.

57
The U.S. Capitol
  • Symbols of Freedom
  • By Nathan Purcell

58
The U.S. Capitol
  • The U.S. Capitol is bigger than four football
    fields. The U.S. Capitol used to be heated by
    fireplaces.
  • In 1859 marble bathtubs were put in the
    basement of the U.S. Capitol so that members of
    Congress could take baths.

n
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A picture of Freedom which is a bronze statue on
top of the dome.
60
The U.S. Capitol
  • The U.S. Capitol has statues of all of the
    presidents in it.
  • They started to build the U.S. Capitol in 1793
    and then the British burned the U.S. Capitol down.

61
The U.S. Capitol
  • The U.S. Capitol is always busy.
  • After the Civil War, indoor plumbing was put in
    the U.S. Capitol. Workers also built a subway
    train. It took senators and representatives from
    their offices to the capitol.
  • In 1807 the south wing was finished.

62
The U.S. Capitol
63
The Washington Monument
  • Symbols Of
  • Freedom

By Sydnee Sullivan
64
The Washington Monument
  • The Washington Monument is very beautiful. The
    Washington Monument looks beautiful in the sunset
    with clouds and the city lights around it.

65
The Washington Monument
  • The flags in the sunset looks very pretty.Also
    with the flags.From 1996 to 2000,Workers fixed
    cracks and the chips in the stone.They have to
    clean the walls.Now the monument is safe.

66
The Washington Monument
  • Over the years, the Washington Monument aged.
    Weather and visitors damaged the the walls
    outside and inside United States businesses and
    the government joined together to fix the
    Monument.

67
The Washington Monument
  • Construction continued until 1854, when donations
    ran out. The next year congress voted to
    appropriate 200,000 to continue the work.

68
The Washington Monument
  • The Washington Monument is near the west end of
    the National Mall.
  • The Washington Monument is made of marble.
  • It weighs as much as 15,000 African elephants.

69
The Washington Monument
  • The Washington Monument looks like a tall,
    pointed needle. It is as tall as 31giraffes, one
    on top of another.
  • Park rangers tell them about the monument and
    how it was built.
  • The tour is free.

70
Mount Rushmore
  • Symbols of Freedom
  • Report by Rand Hurley

71
  • Gutzon Borglum was picked to be the sculptor of
    Mount Rushmore
  • 1927 was when Borglum began work on Mount
    Rushmore.

72
Mount Rushmore
It took fourteen years to build Mount Rushmore in
the Black Hills of South Dakota.
73
  • They polished it every week so it would look
    nice.(Think how long that took.)

74
  • People visit Mount Rushmore every day.

75
  • Entrance to the Visitors Center.

76
Lincolns Head
  • Abraham Lincoln was chosen because he was
    President during the Civil War and he helped free
    the slaves.

77
Jeffersons Head
  • Gutzon Borglum chose Thomas Jefferson because he
    wrote the Declaration of Independence.

78
Washingtons Head
  • Mr. Borglum chose George Washington because he
    was a great leader and the first President of the
    United States of America.

79
Roosevelts Head
  • He chose Theodore Roosevelt because he built the
    Panama Canal for world trade.

80
  • In July of 1939, all four heads were carved. In
    1941 Mount Rushmore was finished.

81
The Washington Monument
  • Symbols of Freedom
  • By Sydney Alloway

82
The Washington Monument
  • The Washington Monument. At night there is a
    glowing sight. If you go in side you will say
    WOW!

83
The Washington Monument
  • The Washington Monument in 1884, aluminum was a
    rare and expensive metal.

84
The Washington Monument
  • The Washington Monument. Is so beautiful if
    you are in washington.

85
The Washington Monument
  • The Washington Monument is so tall there is more
    than 3,000 steps. From 1996 to 2000, workers
    fixed cracks and chips in the stone. They cleaned
    the inside walls.

86
The Lincoln Memorial
  • The Symbols of Freedom
  • Report by Zack Stewart

87
The Lincoln Memorial
  • There are many
  • memorials in
  • Washington, D.C that honor presidents or other
    leaders.

88
The Lincoln Memorial
  • People are not allowed to fly over the Lincoln
    Memorial or they will be arrested.

89
The Lincoln Memorial
  • The Lincoln Memorial is a famous building at the
    park of Washington, D.C.

90
The Lincoln Memorial
  • The statue of the Lincoln Memorial weighs as much
    as 24 school buses.

91
The Lincoln Memorial
  • Lincolns thumb is the size of a NFL football.

92
The Lincoln Memorial
  • The lincoln memorial sets at the edge of a long
    pool of water.
  • You can also see the reflection of the building.

93
The Lincoln Memorial
  • The Lincoln Memorial is a symbol of the union
    between all 50 states.

94
The Washington Monument
  • Symbols of Freedom
  • By JoLicia Wright

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The Washington Monument
  • This a picture of the Washington Monument is big
    and tall.

96
  • It is in the dew of the morning makes the
    Washington Monument hazy.
  • I think its cool and the teacher taught me a lot
    from this.

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  • It has pretty flowers and I think the teacher
    would like it.
  • It has Japanese Cherry trees in front of the
    Washington Monument.

98
Washington Monument
  • This is the Washington Monument on the 4th of
    July.

99
Washington Monument
  • This is the World War II Memorial and has the
    water sprouting up and it is pretty .Because,this
    is the World War II Memorial.

100
Washington Monument
  • In 1884 aluminum was a rare and expensive metal .
    The aluminum pyramid that was put on top of the
    capstone cost 225. That was almost as much as a
    worker earned in one year!

101
Washington Monument
  • Before 1958, there were metal bars covering
    windows at the top of the bars were replaced with
    safety glass to keep people from throwing things
    out the windows.

102
The Washington Monument
  • Symbols of Freedom by Aaliyah

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The Washington monument
  • The Washington monument is a big place.

104
The monument
105
The washinton monument
  • The monument has a big pool and a lot of places
    around it.

106
The mounment
  • The washington monument is big and tall.

107
The U.S. Capitol
  • By Isaiah
  • Illustrataion By Isaiah Thompkins

108
The U.S. Capitol
  • The U.S. Capitol is one of the most important
    bulidings in our nation. It is in our nation.
    It is Washington D.C., The U.S. Capitol.

109
The U.S. Capitol
  • The U.S. Capitol is where Congress meets.
  • The building has been a symbol of our government
    for 200 years.

110
The U.S. Capitol
  • The house of Representatives and the senate meet
    in separate rooms,called chambers. There are 435
    representatives and 100 senators.

111
The U.S. capitol
  • The center part of the U.S. capitol is under a
    dome. A bronze statue stands at the top of the
    dome. The statue is called Freedom.

112
The U.S. Capitol
  • Every year Millions of people visit the U.S.
    Capitol. Tour guides lead visitors through the
    building.

113
The U.S. Capitol
  • School children from all over the United States
    come to the Capitol.

114
Mount Rushmore
  • Symbols of Freedom
  • By Miranda Hastings

115
Mount Rushmore
  • Gutzon Borglum was the one who presented Mount
    Rushmore to the nation.
  • Mount Rushmore is located in the Black Hills of
    South Dakota.

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Mount Rushmore
  • It is a sculpture of four of U.S. Presidents.
    They are President George Washington, President
    Thomas Jefferson, President Abraham Lincoln, and
    President Theodore Roosevelt. Mount Rushmore was
    started in 1927.

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Mount Rushmores Presidents
  • George Washington was the first president in U.S.
    history.

118
  • Thomas Jefferson was the third president in
    U.S.A. .
  • He wrote the Declaration of Independence.

119
  • Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. He was
    president when the Civil War had happened.

120
  • President Roosevelt was chosen because built the
    Panama Canal for world trade.

121
Mount Rushmore
  • Rock weighing 450,000 tons was removed to create
    the faces on Mount Rushmore. This is the same
    weight as 8,200 African elephants.

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Mount Rushmore
  • Mount Rushmore was finished in 1941.

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