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    The Marine Corp Memorial

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    The Marine Corp Memorial On February 19, 1945 five Marines and one Sailor participated in an event that would forever change the course of events for the Marine Corps. Undoubtedly one of the most powerful images of the 20th century is the flag raising atop Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima. The flag raising captured the courage, commitment and honor that these Marines held as they reached the top. These individuals were only doing what they were instructed to do, but it was the Pulitzer Prize winning

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    Memorial Day

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    when you hear the words Memorial Day? What does it mean to you? What symbolization does it hold in you? Ladies and gentlemen, sadly enough, the true meaning of Memorial Day has been seemingly lost by the majority of Americans today. Many confuse this day for Veterans Day or even Armed Forces Day. Although it is highly appropriate to honor all our veterans, living and dead, and to recognize their immeasurable contributions to our country, this is not the true meaning of Memorial Day. When I asked you

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    Lincoln Memorial Dbq

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    Question 1 A monument is used to memorialize events or people, whether it is used to honor moments of great achievement or to pay tribute to deep sacrifice. Several factors are considered when creating a monument or a memorial; materials, design, and location. Each factor needs to be carefully considered to make a monument memorable and intriguing. The creator of a monument needs to consider the location of it. The monument should be in a location that fits what it is honoring, or commemorating

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    this memorial can have on future generations where people are becoming aware of American history instead of ignoring some of its realities. The Crazy Horse memorial allows people to end this trend of forgetting those who loved this country first and matter the most. The group that chose to create the Columbus monument did not consider the effects Columbus’s history with Native Americans would later have in surrounding and distant

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    My memorial is based around the idea that every soldier has his own idea of what war is, and every soldier is going to get something different out of it. It conveys the American value that everyone is different. I found quotes from various people and hung them up, so you can see multiple perspectives at once. The quotes I used for the project convey different perspectives on war, and they explore different ways to look at the ‘ultimate sacrifice’. My monument also displays a strong sense of patriotism

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    Jefferson Memorial and the Pantheon

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    Jefferson Memorial and the Pantheon The Jefferson Memorial is a testimonial to the past, present, and future of the United States. Its architecture, like most neo-Classical buildings, gives a sense of permanence. This permanence has a history far older than many would suspect. Centuries ago and thousands of miles away a building was erected that would later become the model for which many other buildings, including the Jefferson Memorial, are based upon. This building is the Roman Pantheon.

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    America Needs a Memorial to Slavery

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    America Needs a Memorial to Slavery Slavery in the United States is one of the major atrocity incidents in American history. Slavery has been abolished many, many years ago but the effects of slavery still linger in American society today. I believe America needs to reconcile for the effects of slavery, rather than slavery in general. All around the world, there have been many atrocities devastating many people. We all understand that atrocities are horrid and inhumane, but there are few

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    Roadside Memorials

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    Roadside memorials are seen on the side of a street or highway often times after the passing of a loved one in a car accident. While a grave marks where a body is finally laid, the roadside memorial marks the last place where a person was alive. The memorial is usually kept up by family and close friends and is decorated with flowers, messages, and a cross or plaque. However, often times controversial, these families believe that their moral authority to remember a loved one trumps any governmental

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    through what is known as a memorial. When a memorial is put into a physical representation, it is then known as a monument.The need to memorialize events or people is complex; in some cases, monuments honor moments of great achievement, while in other cases, monuments pay homage to deep sacrifice. A monument's size, location, and materials are all considerations in planning and creating a memorial to the past. Examples of such feats are the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial, and even Mount Rushmore

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    A Critical Analysis of Tension's In Memorial A. H. H. During the Victorian Period, long held and comfortable religious beliefs fell under great scrutiny. An early blow to these beliefs came from the Utilitarian, followers of Jeremy Bantam, in the form of a test by reason of many of the long-standing institutions of England, including the church. When seen through the eyes of reason, religion became “merely an outmoded superstition” (Ford & Christ 896). If this were not enough for the faithful to

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