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Statue of Liberty - Symbol of America

            The statue of liberty can have many different definition to many different people. The statue of liberty symbolizes that people are welcome to america with freedom. Those freedoms are that they are welcome to be free , freedom to study religion and have a new life in America. Over the course of time the Statue of liberty has come to stand for three concepts which are Traditional Democratic values, Appeal for human rights, and Irony between principle and practice.
             Lets talk about The Traditional democratic values and how it is one way of symbolization to the statue of liberty.The Flaming torch carried by lady liberty is intended to represent how the ideals of the Enlightenment such as freedom of speech, worship, and equality are carried by out by liberty. The seven points on liberty's head represents the 7 continents and seas. The crown is also similar to that statue of the greek god. The tablet lady liberty is holding is a keystone to america is the fact that is based on law. Without law, freedom and democracy this would not exists.This tablet is like a book of laws. One example of Traditional democratic values is in (Document B) when Emma Lazarus said give me your tired, your poor your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, which means come the the U.S.A to have a better life and be free. Another example from (Document A) is when the statue of liberty was designed after the roman goddess Libertas, who represented freedom from slavery, oppression & tyranny. And now lets talk about the Universal appeal for human rights.
             My second reason Is Universal appeal for human rights. Our defense is in the spirit which prized liberty as the heritage of all men. Human rights give you the right to be free. America welcomes immigrants with a pleasure to let everyone start a new life. The statue of liberty which was right by Ellis Island which immigrants seen the statue as a sign of freedom.One example i have from (Document C) when Franklin L.

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