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    The Lincoln Memorial has a big set of stairs. When you walk in there is a high ceiling made of white marble and limestone on the walls. Lying between the north and south chambers is the central hall containing the figure of Lincoln sitting in contemplation onto the Mirror Lake and the Washington Monument. In both south and north chambers, there are inscriptions of Lincoln’s inaugural speech . The Lincoln Statue is sitting down looking straight to the Mirror Lake, with the right hand on the chair, and left hand pointing at something. The Memorial is surrounded by 36 columns, one for each of the thirty-six states in the Union at the time of Lincoln 's death. Below the stairs, the Lincoln Memorial is surrounded by a huge amount of grass that…

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    with a slight chance of rain, and a lot of people present. Sitting there was President Abraham Lincoln, white faced covered in marble, facing the Washington Monument, another great historical location, about 1.5 miles apart from each other. Also surrounded by a lot of historical memorials like: The Korean War Veterans Memorial, and The Vietnam Veteran Memorial. Standing tall the Lincoln Memorial is surrounded by large pillars, covered in white marble and dirt by the hands of time. Looking on…

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    During my visit in June, 2015 at the Abraham Lincoln Memorial across from Washington Monument in Washington, D.C., I was intrigued by how much detail was shown throughout the entire sculpture giving its presence a powerful message. The building contains a large sculpture of Abraham Lincoln and two speeches that he wrote having a significant impact in the United States of America. There were multiple parties involved in the completion of the artwork, but who was behind it was Henry Bacon. Daniel…

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    Memorializing individuals and events creates a remembrance to the past, and if the event is significant enough, monuments are created. However, these structures take time and the appropriate materials to last and be enjoyed. For example, the Lincoln Memorial was sculpted from marble to preserve and observe the legacy of Abraham Lincoln. A person must demonstrate greatness and accomplishment while an event must ultimately demonstrate remembrance to be recognized as a memorial. First, the…

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    The Lincoln Memorial "In this temple, as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the Union, the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever." This is written above the statue of Abraham Lincoln at the Lincoln Memorial as “an enduring symbol of unity, strength, and wisdom” (Lincoln Memorial U.S. National Park Service). Both the 16th President and the Lincoln Memorial stand for some important American concepts: democracy, freedom and equality, and unity. Henry Bacon, the architect of the…

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    The Lincoln Memorial was built and dedicated to the 16th president of the USA, and is now one of the busies and most commonly visited sites in the National Mall. Opened to the public in 1922, it has stood at the west end of the National Mall for 94 years. With its 44 ft. columns and 19 ft. tall statue of Abraham Lincoln, it is not a site to miss! This essay will be introducing information about the historical background, the physical description, and the significance of the Lincoln Memorial…

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    Lincoln Memorial Dbq

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    The Lincoln Memorial’s contruction began in 1914 in order to comemorate the unification of the United States after the Civil War. Abraham Lincoln rose in political status from Illinois State Legislature in the 1830’s, to U.S. House Representative in 1846, and eventually elected presidency in 1860. He was able to effectively repesent the Republican Party and create a unity, which seemed superior to the crippiling Democratic Party. South Carolina seceded from the Union with six other dep southern…

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    Abraham Lincoln’s Memorial Brian von Holtz The Lincoln Memorial was built to OBVIOUSLY honor America’s 16th president Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln was assassinated on April 15, 1865, he was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth. The Memorial was built between 1914-1922. The Lincoln Memorial, built in 1914-1922, was to honor Abraham Lincoln, America’s 16th president. Clark Mills, who was an American sculptor, wanted multiple statues with a statue of Lincoln in the middle to be included in the…

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    The Lincoln Memorial was constructed to idolize the death of Abraham Lincoln and the great achievements he did. To begin with, Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809, in Kentucky. Lincoln grew up as a poor boy on the frontier. Not having lots of formal education Lincoln would read books and study Shakespeare, Byron, and even Euclid's geometry. A man of hard work Lincoln worked as a store clerk, a river trader, and a “rail-splitter”. So most people consider Lincoln as having a strong work…

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    Abraham Lincoln was an amazing man. He was the man who ended slavery in the U.S.A. and helped us through the civil war. I am going to the Lincoln Memorial to learn more about him. I am a historian ready to learn. As I got to the memorial I heard a loud scraping sound. I walked into the room where the giant statue of Abraham Lincoln was supposed to be only to find that it wasn’t there! I still heard the scraping sound and didn’t know what to make of it before I heard a man groaning like he was…

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