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  1. Landmarks and Symbols of the United States

  2. Created by: Ms. Librizzi’s Class

  3. The Statue of Liberty Created by: Rasha and Ucal

  4. Location: In New York Bay on Liberty Island It was built in July 1884 sent to New York, reassembled and completed in 1886. It is 151 feet tall It was a gift from France. Statue of Liberty Source: www.edhelper.com Source:wirenewyork.com/landmarks

  5. The height of the torch is: 21 feet Width of the tablet is:13 feet and 7 inches Width of the eye is: 2 feet and 6 inches Length of the nose is: 4 feet and 6 inches Width of the mouth is: 3 feet Length of the right arm is: 42 feet Length of the hand is:16 feet and 5 inches Size of the fingernail is:13 x 10 inches The Statue of Liberty Source: Liberty by Lynn Curlee

  6. Materials needed: Paper Pencil Colored pencil Clay Statue of Liberty

  7. The Golden Gate Bridge Created by: Eduardo and Traivon

  8. The Golden Gate Bridge Is in San Francisco Bay, California It was built by Joseph B. Strauss It is 1.5 miles long . Longest span is 4,200 ft. The Golden Gate Bridge provided work for the people in the San Francisco area. The Golden Bridge was built to last through anything. The color when the sun hits it makes the bridge look golden. The Golden Gate Bridge Source: www.inetows.com and www.flickr.com

  9. Materials needed: Cardboard Apron Paint brushes Orange and blue paint Glue Yarn (orange) Gloves Staples The Golden Gate Bridge

  10. The Washington Monument Created by: Izais & Paul

  11. It is in Washington D.C. It was built to honor our first president. It is the tallest building in Washington D.C. It was completed on December 6,1884. It cost $1,187,710 to build. The number of blocks in the monument is 36,491. Washington Monument Source: www.Bensguide.gpo.gov & www.EnchantedLearning.com

  12. Materials needed: Paintbrush Large Cardboard Boxes Tape Glue Newspaper Water Bowl White Paint Blue Paint Washington Monument

  13. Mount Rushmore Created by: Lexie and Melissa

  14. It is in the Black Hills of South Dakota. The elevation of Mt. Rushmore is 5,725 feet. Construction was from 1927 to 1941. It took 400 stone workers to build it. John Gutzon Borglum designed it. Mount Rushmore Source: www.bensguide.gpo.gov

  15. Materials needed: Modeling clay Picture books Color pencils Large white paper Mount Rushmore

  16. The Grand Canyon Created by: Scott and Chris

  17. Is located in Arizona. It became a national monument in1908 and a National Park on Feb. 26,1919. It was explored by John Wesley Powell. Average depth 4,000 ft. Average width 10 miles. The Colorado River is at the bottom of the canyon. The river is 227 miles long. The canyon is 6 million years old. It was the favorite park of former President Theodore Roosevelt The Grand Canyon Source: wwwledhelper.com

  18. Source: www.nps.gov

  19. Materials needed: Tape Newspaper Box Paint: yellow, orange, blue, brown, red The Grand Canyon

  20. St. Louis Gateway Arch Created by: Tanaya and Jamie

  21. It is in St. Louis Missouri Construction started on February 12,1963 and was finished on October 28,1965 It is 630 feet tall. It cost $30 million to build. It by the Mississippi River A 40 passenger tram runs inside the arch. St. Louis Gateway Arch Source:www.Bensguide.gpo.gov and www.enchantedlearning.com

  22. Materials Needed: Shoe box Card board box Paper Pool noodle Tape Water Newspaper Scissors Toy horse Foil St. Louis Gateway Arch

  23. The White House Created by: Victor and Victor

  24. It is in Washington D.C. It was built 1792. It was built by James Hobe. It has 132 rooms. The President lives in the White House. It is 18 acres. The White House Source: www.Enchantedlearning.com

  25. Materials needed Cardboard boxes glue Paper towel tubes Flag Tape Newspaper water The White House

  26. U.S. Money Created by: Jamie and Tanaya

  27. U.S. Money • Penny – one cent - $0.01 The man on the penny is President Abraham Lincoln. • Nickel- five cents -$0.05 The man on the nickel is President Thomas Jefferson. Source: www.usmint.gov

  28. Dime- Ten cents -$0.10 • The man on the dime • is Franklin D. Roosevelt • Quarter-twenty-five cents- $0.25 • The man on the quarter is • President George Washington. Source: www.usmint.gov www.coinfacts.com

  29. Half-dollar - $.50 – fifty cents The man on the half-dollar is President John F. Kennedy. Dollar - $ 1.00 Source: www.usmint.gov http://www.arcytech.org/java/money/learn_bills.html

  30. Five Dollar Bill –Five Dollars- $5.00 Ten Dollar bill - Ten dollars-$10.00 http://www.arcytech.org/java/money/learn_bills.html

  31. Twenty Dollar Bill- Twenty Dollars- $20.00 Fifty dollars - Fifty dollars- $50.00 http://www.arcytech.org/java/money/learn_bills.html

  32. The US Flag Created by: Victor P. and Victor Y.

  33. The 13 stripes stand for the first 13 colonies of the US. The fifty stars stand for the 50 states. The flag is also called “Old Glory” and “The Stars and Stripes” The Flag Act was passed on June 14, 1777 U.S.A. Flag

  34. The Pledge of Allegiance • I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.

  35. The Bald Eagle Created by: Izais and Paul

  36. The bald eagle was made the national bird of the United States in 1782. The bald eagle is a large powerful brown bird with white head and tail. The founding fathers wanted to choose an animal that was unique to the United States When Europeans first came to the North American continent in the 1600’s there were an about 25,000 to 50,000 bald eagles. The Bald Eagle

  37. The Liberty Bell Created by: Traivon and Ucal

  38. It was made in 1752 in London. The bell first cracked during a test ring. The bell cracked again on July 8,1835. It is in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. The bell was made by John Pass and John Stow. The bell weighs 2090 pounds. The strike of the bell is E-flat. The bell is 3 feet high. The crack in the bell is 241/2 inches long and ½ inch wide. The Liberty Bell

  39. The Seal of the U.S.A. Created by: Victor P.

  40. It was adopted in 1782. On the front is a bald eagle with 13 arrows in one talon and an olive branch in the other. The words mean: * Out of Many, One * Providence has favored our undertakings *A new order of the ages. Great Seal of the U.S.A. Source: www.bensguidegpo.gov.