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Web Quest

Directions: The Statue of Liberty, a powerful symbol of freedom, was the first glimpse of America for millions of immigrants. Learn more about her with the interactive hunt, below. Write your answers on a separate sheet of paper, or on the reproducible provided by your teacher.


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Name: _________________________


1. The majestic, 151-foot-tall Statue of Liberty was given as a gift of friendship to the United States from the people of
_____________. She was presented in ____________, in celebration of our country's first centennial.      (year)




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2. The Statue of Liberty is so large that she had to be transported across the Atlantic Ocean in _____________ pieces, aboard a ship called the  __________in 1884. She was then reassembled and placed in New York Harbor the following year.




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3. It took the sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bertholde a long time to finish the statue. It was ________ years from when he first began construction in 1875 until her official name, ________________________, was dedicated.




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4. Engraved on the base of the statue is a poem by _________________________. She wrote, "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free." The poem welcomes new people to what country ? ____________________. 




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5. The Statue of Liberty has very big hands -- her hand is  _____________  feet long!




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