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  1. AmericanSymbols

  2. American Symbols • Flag • Constitution • Eagle • Star-Spangled Banner • Uncle Sam • And more Across America Write this in notes

  3. Washington, D.C.

  4. Washington Monument 555 feet tall 2 different shades of white marble

  5. White House Residence of President of U.S. & family Only Washington did not live here Pennsylvania Avenue

  6. Capitol Building-Congress Congress houses Senate & House of Representatives Washington started building in 1793, but it was not completed until 1865

  7. Supreme Court 9 justices-1 chief & 8 associates appointed by President & approved by Congress

  8. Lincoln Memorial Resembles a Greek Temple (1922) Site for rallies and demonstrations-MLK, “I have a dream”

  9. Arlington Cemetery 612 acres surrounding Robert E. Lee’s Arlington Home

  10. Jefferson Memorial Pres. Thomas Jefferson Writer of Amer. Documents

  11. Vietnam War Memorial Wall

  12. Vietnam War Memorial

  13. Korean War Memorial

  14. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  15. Independence Hall • 1738-1748 Pennsylvania State House • Continental Congress • Signing of Declaration of Independence • Constitution Convention Liberty Bell once hung here

  16. Liberty Bell • Hung in PA statehouse • Rang for important occasions • July 4, 1776 • Small crack found1846-no sound • Moved to Liberty Bell Pavilion and now in Independence mall

  17. Ellis Island, New York City

  18. Ellis Island

  19. Immigrants

  20. Map-Statue of Liberty

  21. New York Skyline

  22. Liberty Torch

  23. Frederic Auguste BartholdiFrom France • Statue of Liberty was a gift to U.S. • Dedicated in 1886 • Symbol of freedom and hope to immigrants

  24. Mt. Rushmore • South Dakota • Black Hills of South Dakota (Sioux) • Washington, Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt, Lincoln

  25. Space NeedleSeattle, Washington • Built for 1962 World’s Fair (Eiffel Tower) • 607 feet

  26. Seattle, Washington at night

  27. Golden Gate Bridge Built in 1930’s San Francisco, CA

  28. Grand Canyon • Arizona • 1 of 7 natural Wonders of the World • Erosion from Colorado river • Bigger than the state of Rhode Island

  29. Grand Ole Opry Nashville, TN

  30. Other symbols & Landmarks • Niagara Falls- New York • Gateway Arch- St. Louis, Missouri • The Alamo-Texas-Davy Crockett from TN • Sears Tower-Chicago, Illinois (tallest bldg.) • Rockefeller Center-NYC, New York • Old Faithful Geyser-Yellowstone National Park, Washington