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)

                                                                        

 

 

Find the answer at: www.americanparknetwork.com/parkinfo/sl/

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

Find the answer at: www.enchantedlearning.com/history/us/monuments/sol/

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

Find the answer at: www.kidzworld.com/article/2512-statue-of-liberty-fun-facts

 

 

 

 

 

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 ? ____________________. 

 

 

 

 

Find the answer at: http://www.libertystatepark.com/emma.htm

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

Find the answer at: http://www.american-historama.org/1881-1913-maturation-era/statue-of-liberty-facts-kids.htm

 

 

 

 

6.  For fun go to this website:

 

http://www.earthcam.com/usa/newyork/statueofliberty/index.php?cam=liberty_crown
 

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