New York State Archives, NYSA_A3045-78_D47_NE5
Statue of Liberty at night, circa 1900.
Why was it significant that the Statue of Liberty was located near Ellis Island?
What do you think the Statue of Liberty meant to people going to Ellis Island?
Why was the Statue of Liberty placed in New York Harbor?
Where would you put the statue?
If you wanted to visit the Statue of Liberty, what form of transportation would you take?
Tours to the Statue of Liberty leave from two states. Which two states are they?
When and why was the eleven-pointed star beneath the Statue of Liberty constructed?
What changes have been made to the Statue of Liberty since it was erected?
Math: The Statue of Liberty is over 150 feet tall and stands on top of a pedestal that is 154 feet high. How tall are the statue and pedestal combined?
Science: Why is the Statue of Liberty green?
English Language Arts: What famous poem was written about the Statue of Liberty?
English Language Arts: A huge fund-raising campaign in the United States raised a large sum of money for the construction of the pedestal for the Statue of Liberty. Write a persuasive article convincing Americans to donate to the Statue of Liberty.
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Landau, Elaine. The Statue of Liberty. New York: Children's Press, 2004. ISBN: 0516242334
Lewison, Wendy Cheyette. L Is for Liberty. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 2003. ISBN: 0448432285
Maestro, Betsy. The Story of the Statue of Liberty. New York: Lothrop, Lee & Stoddard, 1986. ISBN: 0688057748, 068805773X
Quiri, Patricia Ryon. The Statue of Liberty. New York: Children's Press, 1998. ISBN: 0516206281
Shea, Pegi Deitz. Liberty Rising: The Story of the Statue of Liberty. New York: H. Holt, 2005. ISBN: 0805072209