Statue of Liberty : 10 interesting facts

In the years following the American Civil War, French Sculptor Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi created the Statue of Liberty as a symbol of democracy and freedom.


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1⇨ The statues full name is statue of liberty enlightening the world.

2⇨ It was a gift from France, given to America in 1886.

3⇨ The robed female figure represents Libertas, the Roman       goddess of freedom.

4⇨ She holds the torch and tablet upon which is inscribed, the date of American declaration of independence (July 4, 1776)

5⇨ The statue's original touch was replaced in 1984 buy a new copper torch covered in 24K gold leaf.

6⇨ Although you cannot see lady Liberty,s feet clearly she is in fact standing among a broken shackle and chains, with her right foot raised, depicting her moving forward away from operation and slavery.

7⇨  Laboulaye proposed that a great momentum should be given as a gift from France to the United State as a celebration of both the union's victory in American resolution,and the abolition of slavery.

8⇨  Laboulaye also hoped the gift of statue would inspire French people o fight for their own democracy in the face of a repressive monarchy under Napoleon III

9⇨ Gustave Eiffel the man who desined Eifel Tower was also behind the design for Liberty's 'spine"; fore iron columns supporting a metal Framework that holds A copper screen.

10⇨ The statue will be celebrating its 133rd 133th birthday in October 2018.


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