Category: Symbols of the U. S. Government

Washington Monument Activity

Directions: Based on what you learned about the Washington Monument on page 27, complete the paragraph below. Taj Mahal reflecting pool Capitol first Lincoln George Washington White Jefferson obelisk countries Versailles Washington, D. C. The Washington Monument was modeled after a classic Egyptian structure called the ______________________________________________ . It was built to honor the___ presi­dent […]

Lincoln Memorial

Located on the National Mall in Washington, D. C., the Lincoln Memorial honors Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States. Lincoln was president dur­ing the Civil War (1861-65). The memorial symbolizes his belief that all people should be free. The theme of the building represents the Union. The columns surrounding the walls stand […]