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1 EXPLORING THE UNITED STATES MOST FAMOUS LANDMARKS BY: RACHEL TORRES

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3 White House Mount Rushmore Golden Gate Bridge The Statue of Liberty Self- Test Learn More!

4 THE STATUE OF LIBERTY The Story of the Statue of Liberty Where is the Statue of Liberty Anyways? What’s she made out of? Menu

5 Back to St. of Liberty

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7 Back Menu Back to St. of Liberty

8  Made of copper—that’s the stuff pennies are made out of!  Her skin is only as thick as two pennies!  354 stairs to get to the top and 25 windows in her crown!  Is as tall as a 15 story building without her foot stool. Menu Back to St. of Liberty

9 THE WHITE HOUSE Menu What’s in the White House? White House History

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11 The White House has had lots of nicknames like "President's Palace," the "President's House," and the "Executive Mansion." President Theodore Roosevelt officially named it the White House. Menu Next Back

12 While they were fixing the house, President Truman had to live across the street in the Blair House. But the bricks on the outside of the house are still the very first ones from when it was first made. Back to White House Menu Back

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14 There are tons of things to do for fun in the White House! A tennis court, jogging track, swimming pool, movie theater, and bowling lane! Menu Next Back

15 President Jefferson opened the White House for public tours, and it always stays open for people to visit except during war. Back Menu Back to White House

16 Where Can I Find Mount Rushmore? Making Mount Rushmore Why Choose Those Guys? Menu

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18 Mount Rushmore National Memorial is in Custer State Park. Lots of people come to visit the park and to see Mount Rushmore every year. Back Menu Back to Mt. Rushmore

19 So Gutzon Borglum started building. And he built from1927 all the way till 1941 when he died. Menu Next

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21 What kind of rock are the faces made out of? Back Menu Back to Mt. Rushmore

22 Jefferson EXPANDED our nation with his purchases of huge land. Lincoln PRESERVED the country By being brave and facing the Civil War. Lincoln PRESERVED the country By being brave and facing the Civil War. Washington was our very first president. He represents the BIRTH of our country. Washington was our very first president. He represents the BIRTH of our country. Theodore Roosevelt worked on the DEVELOPMENT of our country. He was in charge of the Panama Canal. Back to Mt. Rushmore Menu

23 THE GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE Finding the Golden Gate What’s so neat about the Golden Gate Bridge? Let’s Make A Bridge! Menu

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25 Back Menu Back to Golden Gate

26 Menu Next How many years did it take to build?

27 It was finished in April The day after it was finished, President Franklin D. Roosevelt pushed a button in Washington, DC to give the “OKAY” to start traffic on the bridge. Back Menu Back to Golden Gate

28 The US Navy wanted to paint it black with yellow stripes to make sure that a passing ship could see it! Menu Next

29 CHECK OUT THAT VIEW! Back to Golden Gate Back

30 SELF TEST NOW THAT YOU HAVE GONE THROUGH THE LESSON YOU ARE READY TO TAKE A QUIZ. JUST REMEMBER ALL THE THINGS YOU LEARNED AND CLICK ON THE RIGHT ANSWER. DO YOUR BEST! Start Quiz Menu

31 Wood Plastic Copper

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33 Wrong Answer…Lets try it again. Try it again

34 His friend Nobody finished it His son

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36 Why don’t you try that one again Try it again

37 New York Africa California

38 Great Answer! Keep Going!

39 Wrong Answer…Lets try it again. Try it again

40 A birthday gift To Say I’m SorryChristmas Present

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42 Why don’t you try that one again Try it again

43 Presidents Native American Indians The Sculptors Family

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45 Wrong Answer…Lets try it again. Try it again

46 The Press Room The Square Office The Oval Office

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48 Why don’t you try that one again Try it again

49 TrueFalse

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52 TrueFalse

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54 Why don’t you try that one again Try it again

55 Great Job! You finished the quiz! Almost Done!

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57 StatesLandmark New YorkStatue of Liberty CaliforniaGolden Gate Bridge South DakotaMount Rushmore Washington D.C.White House Next Back

58 New York South Dakota California Washington DC Next Back

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60 The road never ends… Keep Traveling! Finish


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