9780738592435

Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell

  • ISBN 13:

    9780738592435

  • ISBN 10:

    0738592439

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 06/18/2012
  • Publisher: Arcadia Pub

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Summary

Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, two of America's most revered symbols of freedom, date back to the British rule of the American colonies. The main structure of Independence Hall was completed in 1732, and the final casting of the Liberty Bell was completed in 1753. Visited by over two million people yearly, these historic icons have been used as backdrops for many political and social demonstrations and speeches. Filled with images from the archives of Independence National Historical Park, Philadelphia Department of Records, and collections from around the country, Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell illustrates how these two historic relics generate a sense of pride and patriotism set forth by the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.

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