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    The history of the Statue of Liberty

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    • What is the history of the Statue of Liberty and why is it important to America. Please discuss who Richard Morris Hunt is.

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    Back in 1865, a French Citizen, Edouard de Laboulaye, came up with the idea of making a monument for the United States of America in order to commemorate the alliance of France and the United States during the American Revolution. This idea became a reality when sculpture Frederic Auguste Bartholdi was commissioned to design the sculpture in conjunction with Alexandre Gustave Eiffel who was responsible for the metal framework of the sculpture that was first named the ...

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    The importance of the Statue of Liberty and how it relates to the French and the Americans is discussed. The expert discusses who Richard Morris Hunt is.