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American Landmarks


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Brooklyn Bridge, New York City, 1883
Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, 1937
Mount Rushmore, South Dakota, 1941
Independence Hall, Philadelphia, 1756
Illinois State Capitol, Springfield, 1888
Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC, 1966
Washington Monument, Washington DC, 1884
Mesa Verde, Cortez, CO, 1200-1300
United States Capitol, Washington DC, 1811
The Pentagon, Washington DC, 1943
The Alamo, San Antonio, TX, 1744
The Gateway Arch, St. Louis, MO, 1935
Empire State Building, New York, NY 1931
The White House, Washington DC, 1800
The Vietnam Memorial, Washington DC, 1982
Sears Tower, Chicago, 1973
Space Needle, Seattle, WA 1962
Statue of Liberty, New York, NY, 1886.
Declaration of Independence
shows the importance of equal opportunities, freedom and self-realisation
Pilgrim Fathers
founded one of the first European colonies in North America
English Protestants who wanted to "purify" the Anglican Church of Catholic elements
Mayflower Compact
a formal document, written in 1620, that provided law and order to the Plymouth colony
Plymouth Plantation
Colony of Separatist Puritans, established in 1620.
Santa Monica Pier
The Statue of Liberty
The Gateway Arch
El Capitan
Central Park
The Golden Gate Bridge
The Freedom Trail
The Empire State Building
The Hoover Dam
Independence Hall
Mount Rushmore
The National Mall
Route 66
Sears Tower
The Grand Canyon
The White House
Old Faithful
Las Vegas