Why Do We Need To Construct Monuments

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Human beings crave the need to construct monuments in order to memorialize significant events. Monuments honor grand achievements but they also show pay homage to someone who made a grave sacrifice. To build a monument you must take into consideration its size, location, and materials before you construct it. There should be specific guidelines to building a monument to honor a person or event. A statue or memorial should not be built just for the sheer enjoyment. There should also be restrictions on where you can place a statue. For example, Christine Musser stated “...but is The Mall in Washington, D.C. the proper place for a museum that is dedicated to victims and survivors of the Holocaust” (source E)? First off, a name of a loved one,
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