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The Lincoln Memorial

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The Lincoln Memorial commemorates one of the greatest presidents in our history, Abraham Lincoln.  The statue is grand, standing almost 100 feet high, 119 feet wide, and 190 feet long.
It attracts millions of visitors each year.

Click on the picture and watch the YouTube videos to learn more about its construction, symbolism, and history.


1. How many columns surround the Lincoln memorial? And what do they represent?

2. How many years did it take to build the memorial? What were these dates?

3. What famous speech was delivered here in 1963?

4. According to the YouTube video above, what 2 carved speeches flank the memorial?