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Unformatted text preview: As for the placement of the monument, I can’t think of many places better to learn about America’s geography and its role in history than South Dakota. One of the great plains states, it is home to one of Americas largest wild animals, the Bison. In addition to the Bison South Dakota is full of rich Native American tradition through the tribes of the Lakota Sioux, the flat plains provided the greatest of ease in traveling with the moving herds. Also, it is impossible to forget about the Black Hills and the Bad Lands, the mountainous strips of land that cover southwestern South Dakota and much of Eastern Montana. These gorgeous landscapes are what the Mt. Rushmore Monument is carved into. All in all, South Dakota is a true gem when it comes to the subject of important aspects of America’s history and life....
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This note was uploaded on 05/07/2008 for the course HIS 1000 taught by Professor Vanheest;anderson during the Spring '08 term at Greensboro College.
- Spring '08
- World History