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By: Morgan Herman

The Statue Of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty's real name is Liberty Enlightening The World. The Statue of Liberty is an important monument to our nation. What does the statue look like? Here's the physical layout if the statue.

She has a broken chain at the bottom of her feet. The torch that she holds has the Declaration Of Independence on it. The statue alone is 151ft tall. There are 354 steps to the crown. There are 25 windows in the crown. Let's learn how we received the statue.

How the U.S. Got the Statue Of Liberty. It was given to us by the French as a sign of our friendship. It was shipped over in 214 crates. It was presented to us on July 4,1884. It was dedicated to us by president Grover on October 28,1884. We honor our friendship our friends from enemies.

What does the Statue Of Liberty stand for? It's a symbol of immigration in the second half of the 19th century. The Statue is the first thing people see when they arrive by boat. The Statue is a symbol for our belief in Liberty. It is a universal symbol for freedom. It stands for the belief that everyone should be free.

These are some interesting facts about the Statue. About 3.5 million people come and visit the statue every year. There are many replicas of the statue in many places. The head of the statue was displayed at the World Fair in Paris in 1878. The robed female figure represents Liberetas. Liberetas is the roman goddess of freedom.

Looking back The Statues real name is Liberty Enlightening The World. The crown stands for the universal concept of Liberty. The broken chain represents the abolition of slavery. The statue represents the U.S. belief that all should be free. It shows how we look at people and how we treat them. What other symbol would represent the U.S. beliefs?

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