Who funded the Statue of Liberty?


Who funded the Statue of Liberty?

A Collaborative Effort:

The Statue of Liberty was designed, fabricated and erected in New York Harbor between 1870 and 1886 through the collaborative effort of France and the United States. It was a symbolic gesture from the citizens of France to the citizens of the United States.

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The Statue of Liberty was made possible largely a crowd-sourced funding. The French paid for the statue, and Americans paid for the pedestal. In...

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The New Colossus: Summary & Analysis


Chapter 2 / Lesson 12

Explore Emma Lazarus' poem, ''The New Colossus.'' Read the poem, study the synopsis and analysis, and discover the meaning and significance of the Statue of Liberty.

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