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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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
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