The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty - Tyler Liebnau Mr.virgiels Computers...

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Tyler Liebnau Mr.virgiels Computers 11/19/07 I. The Statue of Liberty A.) The Statue of Liberty is one of the most magical symbols of democracy and political independence in the world. It was given to the American people by the people of France formerly as a symbol of international companionship urbanized during the American Revolution. II. Frances connection with Liberty A.) In France, sculptor Frederic Auguste Bartholdi was commissioned to devise the statue that was to be delivered to the United States in 1876 to honor the Declaration of Independence. Bartholdi recruited Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, designer of the Eiffel Tower, to design the enormous iron pylon and secondary skeletal framework that actually allows the Statue’s “skin” to travel independently. The United States was in charge of building the pedestal for the Statue. And finally, France was to put it all together in the United States. However, both countries ran into economic difficulties and had to launch colossal fund-raising campaigns.
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