Washington D.C

8th Grade Trip

Washington Monument

built between 1848 and 1884 in honor of the first President of the United States, George Washington.
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Jefferson Memorial

Designed by John Russell Pope in 1925, the memorial resembles the Pantheon in Rome, favored by Thomas Jefferson himself.
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Lincoln Memorial

The Lincoln Memorial was built in 1922 to heal national divisions caused by the Civil War.
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Vietnam Memorial

The memorial honors the fallen in the Vietnam war. The crosses by some names on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., represent servicemen who are missing and unaccounted for
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Korean war memorial

The Korean war memorial honors all the fallen men and women that fought in the Korean war. The design is soldiers steatlthing there way through bushes.
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The U.S Capital

Some information i learned about the capital during my trip was that they have paintings that are more than 200 years old and the building itself is 200+ years old too, the purpose of the capital is to develop the countries laws and to discuss national policy.
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The Supreme Court

The judges in the supreme court are Ruth Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, John G. Roberts and Samuel A. Alito, Jr. The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest federal court of the United States.

The Holocaust Museum and the Natural History Museum

One of my favorite Smithsonian"s is the Holocaust museum. The museum had some really cool architecture and it also represents the Jews and there past and struggles.

Another one of my favorite Smithsonian's is the Natural History mueseum. It shows us animal exhibit but there dead and also there is a lot of cool rocks and diamonds exhibits.

Arlington Cemetery

Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier: The Tomb of the Unknowns is a monument dedicated to American service members who have died without their remains being identified.

The Gravesite Of Audie Murphy;Audie Murphy is buried in Arlington National Cemetery, just across Memorial Drive from the Memorial Amphitheater. A special flagstone walkway has been constructed to accommodate the large number of people who stop to pay their respects to this hero. At the end of a row of graves, his tomb is marked by a simple, white, government-issue tombstone, which lists only a few of his many military decorations. The stone is, as he was, too small.

Mast Of The USS Maine;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 Memorial;The Space Shuttle Challenger exploded on Jan. 28, 1986, just seconds after take off, killing all seven crew members. It was nearly two months before the remains were recovered from the ocean floor, about 18 miles off the shore of Cape Canaveral.

The John F Kennedy Memorial; 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. At the conclusion of the ceremony President Kennedy spoke to more than 5,000 people gathered in the Memorial Amphitheater.

The White House

The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the United States, located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C. It has been the residence of every U.S. president since John Adams in 1800. Some of the uses of the white house are sharing breaking news and speaches from the president or the speaker.

The National Zoo

The location of the Zoo is in Zoological park in Washington, D.C. You can find Pandas, Elephants, birds and also fish. I personally liked the Panda the most

The Diner Cruise

My favorite part of the cruise was deffitnley dancing and hanging out with my friends. ALL PICTURES ARE ON A PIECE OF PAPER I WILL HAND TOO YOU, THEY WOULD NOT GO IN