Civics Lessons for Students

Statue of Liberty Photo Tour, Page 2

Statue of Liberty Face and Crown

Where did the Statue of Liberty come from?

  • The people of France gave it to the United States in 1886.

Why did France give the Statue of Liberty to the United States?

  • To celebrate the friendship between the two countries during the American Revolution (1775-1783).

Who designed the Statue of Liberty?

  • Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi, a French sculptor.


Statue of Liberty Holding a Torch in Her Right Hand

What is the Statue of Liberty holding in her right hand?

  • She is holding a torch.

What does the torch represent?

  • It represents political freedom.

Can visitors climb up to the Statue of Liberty's torch?

  • No, they can't.

How tall is the Statue of Liberty?

  • She is 151 feet tall.

What color is the statue, and what is she made from?

  • She is light green and is made from copper.


Statue of Liberty Holding a Tablet in Her Left Hand-July 4, 1776

What is the Statue of Liberty holding in her left hand?

  • She is holding a tablet that says July 4, 1776, which is the day the United States declared its independence from Great Britain.

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