Statue of Liberty

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New York City is home to many buildings. It's most famous building is the Empire State Building. New York City is also the home to many monuments. One of its most famous monuments is the Statue of Liberty.

Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty is located in New York. The statues full name is Liberty Enlightening The World. It is a statue of a woman with a torch. It was created by Frederic Auguste Bartholdi in 1875. It symbolises freedom. The statue is 305 feet tall. It is all copper.

When people look at the statue they think of our freedom. It has affected us because it shows our relationship with French during the American Revolution. The French stood side by side with us during the American Revolution. The American Revolution started in 1775 and ended in 1783. That is why it was created.

When building the statue there were difficulties. One of the main difficulties was financial difficulties. So people had to donate money. It is worthy of our admiration because it shows our freedom and relationship with the French.The person that was inspired to build the Statue of Liberty lived in the 1800's. The statue weighs 225 tons.

The statue is covered in more than 300 sheets of copper. The Statue of Liberty has a size 879 shoe. many people visit the Statue of Liberty each year. Over 4 million visit the statue each year. 300 different types of hammers were use to create the Statue of Liberty.

The torch is 25 karat gold. The seven spikes on her crown symbolize the seven seas and continents. The face of the statue is said to be the sculptors mother. When people come to visit the Statue of Liberty, they will always be reminded of our relationship with France. France was and still an ally to the United States of America.

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