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1

How much money did it cost to restore union station?

Hundreds of millions of dollars

2

He painted "The Apotheosis of Washington" inside the capitol

Constantius Bernini

3

What is the name of the headquarters for the national armed forced forces?

Pentagon

4

Where is Pierre Charles L'Enfant buried?

Arlington Cemetary of the Lee Mansion

5

How many names are inscribed on the Vietnam Memorial Wall?

58,280

6

This war memorial depicts soldiers on patrol along with a wall that depicts veterans from the war

Korean War Memorial

7

What is the name of the statue on top of the capitol building?

Statue of Freedom

8

It is the corporate headquarters for Armtrak

Union Station

9

How many acres make up Arlington Cemetery?

624

10

In what order on the Vietnam Memorial are the names inscribed?

By the year they were killed

11

Once the US Government confiscated Arlington, what did they use it for?

A cemetery

12

This war memorial is in honor of the thousands of marines who lost their lives to take the South Pacific Islands from the Japanese

Iwogima Memorial

13

Writings from this document can be found engraved in the walls of the Jefferson Memorial

Declaration of Independence

14

Why does the capitol city lie in a diamond shape?

Each point faces a cardinal direction

15

How talk is the Jefferson Memorial from floor to head?

25ft

16

Where would one find George Washington's false teeth on display?

American History Museum

17

How tall is the statue of Freedom?

19.5

18

Sixty-five thousand visitors pass through the doors of this place daily

Union Station

19

George Curtis inherited Arlington from his father. The daughter of Mr. Curtis married whom?

Robert E. Lee

20

What fort was being bombed when the Star Spangled Banner was being written?

Fort Mchenry, War of 1812

21

What body of water does the Jefferson Memorial overlook?

Tidle Basin

22

In Arlington, he has a simple white cross to his memory

Bobby Kennedy

23

Where could on find the hope diamond on display?

Natural History Museum

24

What drama was Lincoln watching when he was shot?

"Our American Cousin"

25

What are the original dimensions of the capitol city?

10 miles by 10 miles

26

Over what issue did the government confiscate Arlington?

Covalent War

27

What portrait was saved from the White House by Dolly Madison during the War of 1812?

George Washington by Gilbert Stuart

28

This ship's anchor and mast can be seen at Arlington

USS Maine

29

What type of tree was given by the Japanese to Washington D.C.?

Cherry Blossoms

30

What river runs through the capital city?

Potomac River