Monuments Essay

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  • The Importance Of Monuments

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    Monuments can be seen all around the world and they can be a way for different states to show the world what they have gone through or what they are proud of. Deciding to build a monument to honor or bring awareness to an important event can turn out to be difficult. There are many factors that need to be looked over and thought out properly before making a final decision. For example, the location of the monument needs to be considered, time and money should be included, and who/what the monument

  • The Importance Of Monuments

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    Columbus, a well-known name, he has a monument in his honor. This is made to memorialize him and his voyage to the Americans. What else is there to consider when creating a monument? Obviously just any person or situation cannot have a monument, this would make them meaningless and too common. Monuments are to memorialize, remember great or not-so great times in the world. There are three main pieces of thought that have to be put in before creating a monument.       A main thought that should be

  • The Importance Of Monuments

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    they did, monuments have helped us to remember some of the great people in our country. Some of these people include George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Martin Luther King; people that have accomplished as much as they have deserve to be honored and should be given a monument in their name. There are several qualities that must be taken into consideration before a group puts up any sort of monument. Among these considerations are the accomplishments of the person whom the monument is being made

  • The Purpose And Importance Of Monuments

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    Monuments are used to memorialize and honor moments, individuals and events of the past. Some monuments do this better than other monuments. In creating a monument there are three essential factors a group or agency should consider to make the monument as effective as possible: location, design features, purpose and backstory. Why these factors? Location and design factors play a massive role in the reception the monument will receive, based on its environment, size and looks a monument will be

  • Importance Of Public Monuments

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    "Public monuments, by contrast, offer an anachronistic experience: a face-to-face encounter in a specially valued place set aside for collective gathering"(Source A). Public monuments provide an escape, or a memory, to people who are willing to sink their teeth into the rich history they provide. More importantly, memorializing has been apart of humanity since the beginning of time, and we use it to praise people or events of importance, as well as events that hold great sorrow. Along with the importance

  • Importance Of Monuments Placed In Public Monuments

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    AP English Free Response Answer #1 Monuments placed in public spaces such as parks and museums give people the ability to be transported to the past, able to witness and experience events that have had large effects on the course of history. In the creation of a memorial or monument, a variety of factors and options must be taken into account in order for the monument to achieve its intended purpose. One must determine whether the monument is placed in a desirable location, is historically accurate

  • The Importance Of Symbolizing A Monument

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    A monument is a statue, building, or any other type of structure that is made to represent something with historical importance, and or someone who has made an impact in the world that has affected many people. There are many different ways to memorialize a person or an event, from having a day to remember them, to having a monument built in remembrance for who deserves to be remembered. But, there are also certain factors a group or an agency should consider while memorializing an event or person

  • Persuasive Essay On Confederate Monuments

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    are today. In the past months, there has been a big spark in the debate of confederate monuments and if they should be removed or be able to stay. I argue that confederate monuments should be preserved to be honest about our nation’s past. What is a monument, and why are people still talking about a topic that took place over a century ago? Well according to the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary, monument means, “a statue, building, or other structure erected to commemorate a famous or notable

  • The Holocaust Museum : The Importance Of Monuments

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    commemoration could either be a picture, a book, a special day, or a monument. Monuments are created to honor a famous person or a historic event. But before state/federal agencies or local communities start building a monument, there are some factors they should take into consideration. Including; the location, the cost, historical background, nature, and the significance of the monument, as well as the community’s perception about the monument. Controversy grew when non-Jewish and Jewish citizens heard

  • Summary Of Address On Confederate Monuments

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    In his speech, “Address on Confederate Monuments” New Orleans Mayor, Mitch Landrieu explains why he chose to remove the Confederate monuments around the city. Landrieu begins his speech by stressing the importance of history within many different cultures. He then reminds us that New Orleans was the place where “hundreds of thousands of souls were brought, sold and shipped up the Mississippi River to lives of forced labor of misery of rape, of torture” (Landrieu, 2017, page 3). Next, Landrieu goes

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