After designing the arched gallery of machines for a show for the Paris exhibition in 1867 his name was known. (Bio). His next designs made all the difference in the world. He decided to build the Statue of Liberty and the renowned Eiffel Tower. Next, The Eiffel Tower is a renowned monument for France.
The Statue of Liberty was originally a gift to the United States from France, back in the late 1800's. The massive structure is one of the first images of America seen be people entering the country through Ellis Island. In the previous century, most of the immigrants who sought refuge on the shores of "the land of the free, and the home of the brave" entered our boarders through the immigration office of Ellis Island. It became an image associated with the political freedom and h...
The Statue of Liberty stands in the New York Harbor and has greeted many immigrants into Ellis Island. At the time, Lady Liberty was letting them know that their journey to find freedom, democracy, and a better way of life, was officially over. The Statue of Liberty is very important to many Americans because of what it represents. (Statue of Liberty National Monument)(Immigration) In 1865, Edvouvard de Laboulaye, of France, thought of the idea to build the Statue of Liberty while he was on a visit to New York. He commissioned Frederick-Auguste Bartholdi to design the statue.
Prior to his election Johnson was worked closely with the US government as a member of Congress, the US Navy, and as a US Senator. From his first political position to his last Johnson had one goal, making America into a "Great Society". It was through this idealist philosophy of his that he became invested in the Civil Rights Movement. Lyndon B Johnson’s role in the Civil Rights Movement was key to its success; Johnson proved his devotion to the people and their rights when he said, "The Great Society rests on abundance and liberty for all. It demands an end to poverty and racial injustice, to which we are totally committed in our time.
Jefferson's influence in shaping the country did not stop there for he made several other admirable deeds in his lifetime. Jefferson left a permanent legacy in American history through all his books, inventions, philosophies, and political achievments. With his and James Madison's efforts, Virginia became the first state to completely separate church from state and drafted the Virginia statute for religious freedom. Jefferson's vision of a republican society was planted in Virginia through it's political, educational, and legal systems which would eventually be a model to America and Europe.
The Statue original name was “Liberty Enlightening the World.” The unveiling was on October 28, 1886. Once crowned the nineteenth century’s repertory of symbols, the location and size was important for the new statue. After several years of having the statue, she became the centerpiece of America. Now the center piece for almost all of the New York stands 240 feet. She is the tallest attraction for the state(“Statue of Liberty Fun Facts” statueofliberty.org”).
He was also able to grant all the American people what all his predecessors had failed to do: making all Americans equal. I am almost certain that if Lincoln’s Emancipation proclamation had not come at the time it did, slavery would have continued for a couple of more decades, or even to date. Confronted by all the above facts, I feel that indeed Abraham Lincoln deserves the accolade of “The Great Emancipator”.
This is through telling the reader that the founders won the war through luck, intellect and perseverance. He also tells of how the US is the longest surviving republic in the world. He also tells of how the revolutionary war was in different perspectives. An example was some of the founders thought America can unify and become an economic power while others just wanted to secede from England. He then talks about 1787 and how the American Constitution was made and then about how George Washington formed a new country under his leadership.
America is a country founded by immigrants and forefathers who first set foot on Plymouth Rock as immigrants to this new world. Today, America is a melting pot of different religions, cultures, and peoples. For centuries, it has been standing as a beacon for people seeking new opportunities, a golden door. However, in recent news with the legislation of immigration laws it is straying away from its prestigious reputation - the land of opportunities and freedom. Ellis Island, a place of immense contentment or great disappointment, has been symbolic of America's immigrant heritage.
Hence, quoted by Pope Francis, Pope Francis urges Congress to treat immigrants in ‘humane and just’ way, “In recent centuries, millions of people came to this land to pursue their dream of building a future in freedom…we, the people of this continent are not fearful of foreigners, because most of us were once foreigners…I say this to you as the son of immigrants, knowing that so many of you are also descended from immigrants (Roberts & Kirchgaessner, 2015).” It is this “dream of building a future in freedom” that has equally brought many generations into the United States. Thus, it is also what brought destruction into the United States from the 1900s to the