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The Lincoln Memorial: A Monument In American History

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The architects and builders of the Lincoln Memorial were tasked with creating a monument that would honor the life and presidency of one of the greatest presidents in American history. Through many years of ideas and designs, the finial decision would stand the rest of time as one of the most beautiful and powerful monument in America. The monument is filled with symbolism as it invites visitors to reflect upon the man that changed American history.
As one ascends the four score and seven stairs leading to the Lincoln Memorial, the first inscription is carved above the Lincoln statue. The inscription reads, In this temple as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the union the memory of Abraham Lincoln is enshrined forever. This powerful
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