US Capitol State Statues - Who should represent your state?
In the 1864, Congress invited each state to submit two statues of noteworthy people for its statuary hall. The decision on who those states would be was entirely a state decision. The statues are displayed in National Statuary Hall. Tour the statues - The National Statuary Hall Collection
Congress is permitting the states to change the statues for new individuals. Some states have done this.
Who are the two people whose statues represent your state?
Do you think your state should change its statues(s)?
If yes, then who should it be? Support your choice in an essay rich in biographical facts. Compare and contrast you choice with one of the your state's statues.
If no, then write a fact rich essay supporting leaving the statues unchanged. Make an assumption about one person who could be considered for this honor. Compare and contrast you choice with one of the your state's statues showing why they do not qualify for this honor or why it is not a spending priority.
Examine the cost of a new statue - Should that be a priority for spending in your state?
What should happen to the former statue(s) that are withdrawn from the Capitol Building?
Statue of Freedom - sits a top the Dome of the United States Capitol
In 2009, the state of Alabama changed one of its statues to Helen Keller. The Keller statue was funded with private donations raised by the state. The project cost about $325,000. See the Washington Times article - Helen Keller statue installed in Capitol
developed by Cynthia J. O'Hora Released to public domain and Posted 3/2017
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