How Many Statues of Liberty Are There?
The Original Statue of Liberty The Statue of Liberty, also known as Liberty Enlightening the World, is a colossal neoclassical sculpture located on Liberty Island in New York Harbor. It was a gift from France to the United States and was dedicated on October 28, 1886. The statue is of a robed female figure representing Libertas, the Roman goddess of…Read More »
The Mysterious Death of Thomas Jefferson
The Events Leading Up to Jefferson’s Death In the years leading up to his death, Thomas Jefferson suffered from a number of health problems. He was known to have suffered from chronic diarrhea, which had plagued him since his time in Paris as the U.S. Minister to France. In addition, he suffered from rheumatism, migraine headaches, and a variety of…Read More »