A Tour of United States History _ Landmarks

					A Tour of United States
 History & Landmarks




         By Paul Torres
Itinerary   Day One:    Arrive in New York City, NY and visit
                        Ellis Island and Statue of Liberty
            Day Two: Empire State Building and Ground Zero
            Day Three: NBC Studio and Times Square (Photo)
                      and Broadway Show (“The Lion King”)
            Day Four: Travel to Philadelphia, PA to see Liberty Bell
                      and then to Valley Forge to see Valley
                      Forge National Historical Park
            Day Five:   Travel to Gettysburg, PA and visit the
                        Gettysburg Battlefield and then to Arlington,
                        VA to Arlington National Cemetery
            Day Six:    Head to Williamsburg, VA for a day at
                        Busch Gardens Amusement Park
            Day Seven: Travel to Washington D.C. at go to US
                      Holocaust Memorial Museum
            Day Eight: Visit the US Capitol and the Bureau for
                      Engraving and Printing
            Day Nine: Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument,
            Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and the National Mall
            Day Ten:    Jefferson Memorial and the White House
Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty
Empire State Building
Ground Zero
NBC Studio and Times Square
Times Square




               Me!!!!
Broadway Show
Liberty Bell
Valley Forge National Historical Park
Gettysburg Battlefield
Arlington National Cemetery
US Holocaust Memorial Museum
US Capitol
Bureau of Printing and Engraving
Lincoln Memorial
Washington Monument
Vietnam Memorial
Jefferson Memorial
White House
Content Standards Covered on Trip:
   History and Social Science: 8th grade

    Standards:

    8.1 Students understand the major events preceding the
    founding of the nation and relate their significance to the
    development of American constitutional democracy

    8.2 Students analyze the political principles underlying the US
    constitution and compare the enumerated and implied powers of
    the federal government.
                                    Sources:
Slide one: Digital Camera
Slide Two: Map - http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/united_states/usa_blank.jpg
Slide Three: Ellis Island - http://cache.eb.com/eb/image?id=82679&rendTypeId=4 Statue of
    Liberty - http://www.cs.helsinki.fi/u/adegerma/94%20Statue%20of%20Liberty.jpg
Slide Four: Empire State Building-
    http://www.empire.state.ny.us/nyviews/newyorkcity/images/Empire%20State%20Build.jpg
    Inside- http://www.inetours.com/New_York/Images/ESB/Empire-St-Lby_8722.jpg
Slide Five: Ground Zero- http://bodybydesign.files.wordpress.com/2007/07/ground-zero.jpg
    Memorial- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Groundzero212292005.JPG
Slide Six: Times Square- http://www.ny-links.com/images/cw/times_square_53.JPG NBC
    Studio- http://www.nytix.com/repository/tvshows/Conan/streetshot1.jpg
Slide Seven: Times Square- http://www.simonho.org/images/USA/NY_TimesSquare.jpg Photo
    in times square: Digital camera
Slide Eight: Sign- http://www.applause-tickets.com/images/lion-king.jpg Two People -
    http://www.thetheatreaddict.com/blogpics/lovestory.jpg
Slide Nine: big pic- http://www.nsf.gov/od/lpa/news/03/images/liberty_bell_pavillion.jpg small-
    http://www.destination360.com/north-america/us/pennsylvania/liberty-bell.php
Slide Ten: House -
    http://www.sogonow.com/static/FCKeditor/UserFiles/Image/IMG_4833.JPG Canons-
    http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1219/1426687222_2057a5c30d.jpg
Slide Eleven: Guys- http://gettysburg140.4t.com/images/mike_and_stew_and_canon_-
    _gettysburg_battlefield.jpg Field- http://www.iss.k12.nc.us/schools/webquests/Gett1.jpg
    Canons- http://www.jackvallerga.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/06/cannonsech.jpg
                                          Sources:
Slide Twelve: Amphitheater-
     http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d0/Arlington_National_Cemetery_
     Amphitheater.jpg/800px-Arlington_National_Cemetery_Amphitheater.jpg Head Stones-
     http://www.destination360.com/north-america/us/washington-dc/arlington-national-
     cemetery.php
Slide Thirteen: Outside-
     http://www.cwu.edu/~philo/images/1%20USHolocaust%20MemorialMuseum.jpg Artwork-
     http://www.scrapbookpages.com/USHMM/FrontSculpture.jpg Flame-
     http://www.ushmm.org/remembrance/dor/organize/images/flame.jpg
Slide Fourteen: Ceiling- http://208.106.153.200/manage/img/med/63.jpg Outside of Capitol-
     http://www.cparklaw.com/images/bigstockphoto_United_States_Capitol_1015577.jpg
Slide Fifteen: Cash- http://www.ibrium.se/desktop_picts/jpg/Cash(1280x960).jpg
Slide Sixteen: Nighttime pic- http://www.thedctraveler.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/09/lincoln-
     memorial-at-night.jpg Lincoln pic- http://www.thedctraveler.com/wp-
     content/uploads/2007/09/lincoln-memorial-at-night-copyright-jon-rochetti-2007-thumb.jpg
Slide Seventeen: Large pic- http://bensguide.gpo.gov/images/symbols/wmonument_pool.jpg Small-
     http://www.american-architecture.info/USA/USA-
     Washington/Washington_Monument_Dusk_Jan_2006.jpg Medium-
     http://www.destination360.com/north-america/us/washington-dc/national-mall.php
Slide Eighteen: Wall-
     http://image22.webshots.com/23/3/48/20/2091348200046209414isgHeK_fs.jpg Statues-
     http://iloveoregon.com/images/P1012716.jpg
Slide Nineteen: Jefferson- http://www.hudsonphoto.com/images/Watching%20Jefferson.jpg
     Building - http://www.destination360.com/north-america/us/washington-dc/jefferson-
     memorial.php
Slide Twenty: Front of White House- http://www.destination360.com/north-
     america/us/washington-dc/white-house.php Back of White House-
     http://bensguide.gpo.gov/images/symbols/whitehouse_back.jpg
Music: LimeWire Music Downloads: American Military March - USMC - Patriotic Songs and Marches 12 Marines' Hymm

				
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