I stayed behind for Washington

8th grade Washington D.C 2016

Washington Monument

The Washington Monument is a obelisk on the National Mall in D.C. The Washington Monument was designed by Robert Mills and was built between 1848 and 1884. The Washington Monument was built to commemorate George Washington. once a commander-in-chief and first president of America.

Lincoln and Jefferson Memorial

The Lincoln memorial is a national monument built to honor the 16th president, Abraham Lincoln. This memorial was built in 1922.

The Jefferson Memorial is a presidential memorial in D.C dedicated to Thomas Jefferson, one of the most known Founding Fathers. This memorial was built in 1943.

Vietnam and WW2 Memorial

The Vietnam memorial is a 2-acre memorial in D.C. It honors U.S service members of the U.S armed forces who fought in the Vietnam war.

The WW2 memorial is a memorial of national significance dedicated to Americans who served in the armed forces during World War 2.

U.S Capitol

The U.S capitol is the seat of the United States Congress, the U.S legislative branch of the U.S federal government. The U.S capital is a symbol of the American people and their government

Supreme Court

The Supreme Court is the highest federal court of the United States. The U.S Supreme Court was created in accordance with Article 3, section 1 of the constitution of the United States and by authority of the judiciary act. The judges in the court are:
  • John G. Roberts, Jr.,
  • Anthony M. Kennedy
  • Clarence Thomas
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  • Stephen G. Breyer
  • Samuel Anthony Alito, Jr

Air and Space Museum

The Air and Space Museum has the largest collection of historic and spacecraft in the world.

Holocaust Museum

The Holocaust Museum is a museum with everything about the Holocaust. It provides for the documentation, study, and interpretation of the Holocaust history.

Arlington National Cemetery

The Arlington National Cemetery is a United States military cemetery. The Tomb of the Unknowns is a monument dedicated to American service members who have died without their remains being identified. Audie Leon Murphy was one of the most decorated American combat soldiers of World War II. The USS Maine Mast Memorial is a memorial honoring those who died aboard the USS Maine on February 15, 1898, after a mysterious explosion destroyed the ship while at anchor in Havana Harbor. The Challenger is when three astronauts died on the ground.John F. Kennedy made his first formal visit to Arlington National Cemetery on Armistice Day, Nov. 11, 1961, to place a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

The White House

The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United State. It has been the residence of every U.S. president since John Adams in 1800. The white House if for Landmark, historic home & office of the United States president, with tours for visitors.

The National Zoo

The National Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in the United States, and as part of the Smithsonian Institution. It's located at 3001 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington D.C. Some animals you can find there is Lions, tigers, giraffes and giant pandas.