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Mt. Rushmore by Andrew, Brent, Emily and Spencer
Mount Rushmore Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a huge carving that shows the faces of 4 presidents. Gutzon Borglum designed Mount Rushmore. Mount Rushmore was built in South Dakota. The heads on Mount Rushmore are of presidents Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, and George Washington.
Mt. Rushmore The heads on Mt. Rushmore are 60 feet high. They started working on Mount Rushmore in 1927. It took 14 years to finish Mount Rushmore
Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president. He was one of our greatest presidents ever. He was president during the Civil War. Lincoln wanted to end slavery. President Lincoln was shot while he was at the theater 5 days after the war ended. Abraham Lincoln lived in a log cabin.
Theodore Roosevelt Roosevelt was the 29th president. He was the youngest president. He was 42 years old. President Roosevelt worked to make the United States a world leader. Roosevelt also wanted to make life better for the American people.
Thomas Jefferson Thomas Jefferson is the second President on Mt. Rushmore. Thomas Jefferson helped the U.S.A solve many problems. He bought a huge piece of land from France. It was called the Louisiana purchase. He is the third President.
George Washington George Washington was born in 1732. George Washington was the first President of the U.S.A. As President, Washington helped solve many of the new country’s problems. He was the leader of the Continental army. He helped write the Constitution.