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Short Answer 4-1 I believe the intent of the Statue of Liberty was to show the coming together of two nations, America and France; both nations working to achieve the same goal, liberty. Many believe the Statue of Liberty, was gifted to America by the French, but in fact this is not correct, it was built as a symbol of the “effort of two peoples equally devoted to liberty” (Berenson, E, 2012). I guess I was also under the impression the statue was a gift, but after reading the articles I relies there is much more to it. The torch of the statue is a symbol of enlightenment and lights the way to freedom, showing us the path to liberty. That is so much more powerful than looking at the statue and thinking it’s just a gift from another nation. The fact that the sculptor
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  • Fall '16
  • Calliope Papadakis
  • Ancient Egypt, Great Pyramid of Giza, Egyptian pyramids, Berenson, Intent of the Statue of Liberty

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