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Do you know . . . why the Declaration of Independence was written? Why America became its own country? How Thomas Jefferson showed patriotism? Read this book to discover the answers! Read More →
The Lincoln Memorial looks like a Greek temple with thirty-six columns. Do you know why there are thirty-six of them? Or which of Lincoln's speeches are carved into the walls of the memorial?… Read More →
Did you know that the word Alamo means cottonwood in Spanish? Or that the first hospital in Texas was inside the Alamo? Go back in time to understand why hundreds of men lost their lives… Read More →
Do you know what the Liberty Bell is? Go back in history to understand why Americans fought for freedom from Britain, why the Liberty Bell was important to that time, and more in The Liberty Bell. Read More →
Did you know that the president doesn't just work in the White House, he also lives there? Or that the first White House was burned down by the British in the War of 1812? Take a tour through… Read More →
One of the most famous American symbols, the Statue of Liberty stands for freedom and opportunity. Standing on Liberty Island at the tip of New York City, the statue welcomed immigrants from… Read More →
Visit some of America's national monuments and investigate our most recognizable symbols. Historical photographs and illustrations provide background while modern images show how the building… Read More →