The Statue of Liberty
The Statue of Liberty is the symbol of friendship between the United States of America and France and is located in New York Harbor. It is arguably the greatest symbol of freedom and opportunity and is a national landmark of New York and New Jersey. Answer the following questions:
Often called Lady Liberty, what is her official name?
What does her torch represent? What does her tablet read?
What do the windows and rays on her crown represent?
What is on her feet and what do they symbolize?
How did the United States and France work together on the project?
What was the original name of Liberty Island, where the statue sits?
When was the statue officially received and which President oversaw the commemoration?
What famous words were added to her pedestal and who was the author?
How tall is the statue from the ground to the tip of the torch? How many steps to the crown?