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1 Ancient Egypt 2.2 How do the monuments of Ancient Egypt compare to those of the United States?

2 Instructions Fill out your graphic organizer……….
Include the following items: Name of monument Picture Answer the 3 questions for each slide You may click on the links for additional information

3 Does it value a leader or praise a God?
Mt. Rushmore What does it represent? Why was it constructed? Does it value a leader or praise a God?

4 Does it value a leader or praise a God?
Washington Monument What does it represent? Why was it constructed? Does it value a leader or praise a God?

5 Does it value a leader or praise a God?
Statue of Liberty What does it represent? Why was it constructed? Does it value a leader or praise a God?

6 Episcopal Church- National Cathedral
What does it represent? Why was it constructed? Does it value a leader or praise a God? The National Cathedral is the United States’ second largest cathedral s well as the sixth largest in the world. While it serves as the location for significant secular and religious events for the country, it’s also the sanctuary for a working Episcopal parish. Known formally as the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, the church is the seat for both the bishop of Washington and the Episcopal Church in the United States. Situated on Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenues, NW, it is the fourth tallest structure in the District of Columbia. Pierre Charles L’Enfant included a place for a national cathedral in his plans for the federal city. The National Portrait Gallery occupies that space. The current location of the basilica on Mount St. Alban was selected in Construction began in After 83 years of work, the last finial was installed atop the cathedral in Made from Indiana limestone, the church has Gothic architectural details, such as flying buttresses, vaulted ceilings and stained-glass windows. Stone for the interior elements have come from Canterbury Cathedral, Solomon’s Quarry in Jerusalem and the Chapel of Moses on Mount Sinai. The exterior grounds include the Olmstead Woods. One of the last vestiges of Mount St. Alban’s beech and oak forest, the cathedral’s garden includes native plants, a contemplative circle and the Pilgrim Pathway https://www.citywalkingguide.com/washingtondc/nationalcathedralfacts

7 Does it value a leader or praise a God?
Temple of Abu Simbel What does it represent? Why was it constructed? Does it value a leader or praise a God?

8 Does it value a leader or praise a God?
Luxor Temple What does it represent? Why was it constructed? Does it value a leader or praise a God?

9 Does it value a leader or praise a God?
Great Sphinx of Giza What does it represent? Why was it constructed? Does it value a leader or praise a God?

10 Does it value a leader or praise a God?
Pyramids of Giza What does it represent? Why was it constructed? Does it value a leader or praise a God?

11 Obelisk of Pharaoh Senusret
What does it represent? Why was it constructed? Does it value a leader or praise a God?

12 Mount Rushmore- USA Abu Simbel- Egypt
Compare how these monuments reflect how the Ancient Egyptians and the Americans value their leaders. Explain one way they are alike and one way their values are different.


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