Flashcards in Spirit Of 76 Deck (74)
How much money did it cost to restore union station?
Hundreds of millions of dollars
He painted "The Apotheosis of Washington" inside the capitol
What is the name of the headquarters for the national armed forced forces?
Where is Pierre Charles L'Enfant buried?
Arlington Cemetary of the Lee Mansion
How many names are inscribed on the Vietnam Memorial Wall?
This war memorial depicts soldiers on patrol along with a wall that depicts veterans from the war
Korean War Memorial
What is the name of the statue on top of the capitol building?
Statue of Freedom
It is the corporate headquarters for Armtrak
How many acres make up Arlington Cemetery?
In what order on the Vietnam Memorial are the names inscribed?
By the year they were killed
Once the US Government confiscated Arlington, what did they use it for?
This war memorial is in honor of the thousands of marines who lost their lives to take the South Pacific Islands from the Japanese
Writings from this document can be found engraved in the walls of the Jefferson Memorial
Declaration of Independence
Why does the capitol city lie in a diamond shape?
Each point faces a cardinal direction
How talk is the Jefferson Memorial from floor to head?
Where would one find George Washington's false teeth on display?
American History Museum
How tall is the statue of Freedom?
Sixty-five thousand visitors pass through the doors of this place daily
George Curtis inherited Arlington from his father. The daughter of Mr. Curtis married whom?
Robert E. Lee
What fort was being bombed when the Star Spangled Banner was being written?
Fort Mchenry, War of 1812
What body of water does the Jefferson Memorial overlook?
In Arlington, he has a simple white cross to his memory
Where could on find the hope diamond on display?
Natural History Museum
What drama was Lincoln watching when he was shot?
"Our American Cousin"
What are the original dimensions of the capitol city?
10 miles by 10 miles
Over what issue did the government confiscate Arlington?
What portrait was saved from the White House by Dolly Madison during the War of 1812?
George Washington by Gilbert Stuart
This ship's anchor and mast can be seen at Arlington
What type of tree was given by the Japanese to Washington D.C.?