Lincoln Memorial Research Paper

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Discusión Forum Unit 2 Lincoln Memorial is a design of the architect Henry Bacon who took Greek influence from a temple named the Parthenon to honoring the 16th president of the United States. Although the construction of the Lincoln Memorial began in 1914; it was delayed by the WWI and was finished on May 30, 1922. According to B. Philip Biglerthe “the Lincoln Memorial includes 36 (Doric) columns of Colorado marble, one for each state in the Union at the time of Lincoln’s death in 1865; each column stands 44 feet (13.4 metres) high. The names of the 48 contiguous states are listed above the colonnade, and the dates of their admission to the Union are engraved in Roman numerals.” Why do you think the architect(s) chose to copy the classical
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