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The Statue of Liberty

Summary: The Statue of Liberty is sometimes referred to as "Lady Liberty". The statue's birth name was given by Frederick Auguste Bartholdi and is "La liberte' e'clairant le monde" or "Liberty Enlightening the World". It symbolizes the values of Americans such as freedom from oppression, democracy, and international friendship.

What does the Statue of Liberty stand for and the impact on the lives of Americans"

"Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,

With conquering limbs astride from land to land;

Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand

A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame

Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name

Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand

Glows world-wide welcome; her mild eyes command

The air-bridged harbor that twin cities frame.

`Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp!' cries she

With silent lips. "Give me your tired, your poor,

Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,

The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.

Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,

I lift my lamp beside the golden door!"

Emma Lazarus

"The New Colossus"

(Andrist, Ralph 313-314)

This poem by Emma Lazarus is written on the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty. Emma...

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