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    From Trajan’s Column, completed in 113 AD, to the statue of Christopher Columbus in Easton, Pennsylvania, monuments and memorials have been a significant element of celebration and honor throughout history (Source B). Though monuments are typically meant as a symbol of honor, recent controversy over statues dedicated to Confederate leaders and generals has sparked the debate over how to choose subjects to memorialize, and the actual development of these memorials. When considering what or who to

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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

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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

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    Many people wonder why there is so many memorials or monuments around the world for specific things. For every memorial there is a meaning behind it and there is value in the monument to people. Something had happened to change the life of someone or something big enough would change something around the world. In this essay I will explain to you why memorials and monuments are meaningful to people and to everyone in the world. The monument I picked out was the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

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    as a song, book, poem, naming a building after someone, or building a monument in their likeness to commemorate a special accomplishment or an important event. A monument in which careful consideration of its material, purpose, and size has been considered, can pay respect to extreme sacrifices and honor great achievement. When thinking about the memorialization of a person or event, it is important to consider the monuments’ location. Placing a statue in a beautiful area or a place where a significant

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    million words then a 3-d picture which is a monument is worth one million stories. The purpose of monuments is to tell a story about an events therefore crital thinking adn efforts are placed into making monuments. Depending on where the monuemnt is located and how it is built including its pose and the material it is made up of, it helps the audience live in that moment with the monuments,making the monument and the sudience one. The position of a monument is very important because the purpose of

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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

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    be to remember a person’s achievement or to provide a sense of connection in a community, monuments link together the present and the past with the motive of respect. Memorials are far more relevant than a seemingly trivial granite monument that one could notice in a park (Source B); they embellish meaning, symbol, emotion, and memories into a collective emblem. In memorializing an event and creating a monument, it is essential for the group or agency to not only consider the basic elements such as

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    Monuments are a way you can immortalize a person. There are many ways to create monuments such as writing a book, Speeches, even sculpting. Many factors play into creating a monument of a person. When honoring a person you have to look at the location, size, and material and the significance of the monument. When a group first considers on memorializing a person through a monument, they should figure out the location that best fits the monument. A public area, in a nice park or a place that is most

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    memorialize events or people with a monument. Monuments help remember great moments of achievement and they pay homage to deep sacrifice. When creating a monument to commemorate a person or event, a group or agency should consider the factors of location, size, and material. To memorialize a person or event, a group or agency should take location as a key factor of consideration. Location helps emphasize the importance of a person or event. Creating a monument of a person in the place where they

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