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The Statue of Liberty

"Statue of Liberty 7" by Elcobbola - Own work. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Statue_of_Liberty_7.jpg#/media/File:Statue_of_Liberty_7.jpg

“Statue of Liberty 7” by Elcobbola – Own work. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons –

The Statue of Liberty is one of the most familiar sights in the world. Today we celebrate the arrival of Lady Liberty at New York Harbor. Inspired by the Union victory of America’s War Between the States in 1865, anti-slave activist Edouard de Laboulaye proposed that a statue be built to commemorate the friendship between France and the United States. In 1871,...

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