14 Fun Facts About the Lincoln Memorial: A 15-Minute Book

14 Fun Facts About the Lincoln Memorial: A 15-Minute Book

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by Caitlind Alexander
     
 

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The Lincoln Memorial is one of the most recognized buildings in Washington D.C. It honors a president who is loved by many for trying to bring the North and South back together after the Civil War. As it says above Lincoln’s statue: “In this temple, as in the hearts of the people, for whom he saved the Union, the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined

Overview

The Lincoln Memorial is one of the most recognized buildings in Washington D.C. It honors a president who is loved by many for trying to bring the North and South back together after the Civil War. As it says above Lincoln’s statue: “In this temple, as in the hearts of the people, for whom he saved the Union, the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever.”
How much do you know about this monument?
How deep is the foundation of the monument?
Why are their 36 columns around the monument?
What is the ceiling of the monument made up of?
How tall would the statue of Lincoln be if he was standing up?
How big was the statue originally planned to be?
Why is Martin Luther King Jr’s name on the Lincoln Memorial?

Find out more about the Lincoln Memorial and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.

All measurements in American and metric.

LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day. Our 15-Minute Books give children lots of fun, exciting choices to read, from classic stories, to mysteries, to books of knowledge. Many books are appropriate for hi-lo readers. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013682900
Publisher:
LearningIsland.com
Publication date:
01/21/2012
Series:
15-Minute Books , #53
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
564 KB
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Caitlind Alexander is the author of over 60 books for children, including the Jamie and Kendall Broderick Mystery series, the Wonderful World of Animals series, the Miss Jones series, and a number of books in the 14 Fun Facts and 101 Fun Facts series.

Caitlind is also an accomplished speaker. She has given numerous talks to children and school classes. She also gives talks and seminars for writers on topics ranging from creating believable characters to publishing ebooks.

She lives in California where she loves to visit historic places and learn about new things. She also loves to travel and has been all over the world.

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