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My East Coast Journey

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1: Travel Itinerary | day 1 -museum of american indian -union station -kennedy center day 2 -arlington national cemetery -air and space museum -capitol building -library of congress -supreme court -national archives -WWII memorial -dinner (armand's pizza) -lincoln memorial -korean war memorial -iwojima memorial day 3 -white house -newseum -pentagon -american history museum/natural history museum -washington national cathedral -dinner (buffet) -FDR memorial -jefferson memorial day 4 -mount vernon -holocaust museum -washington monument -vietnam memorial -pentagon memorial -dinner (pentagon city mall) | day 5 -gettysburg museum -gettysburg tour in car -amish village (on the way to Philly) -dinner (steak) day 6 -liberty bell -independence hall -leave to NYC -Times Square+Top of the Rock -dinner (havana central) -WICKED day 7 -liberty and ellis island -ground zero -st paul chapel -JFK New York City -HOME!! | Dmarte Arafiles March 6-13,2011

2: AMERICAN INDIAN MUSEUM | I Learned that the American Indians were very important people and that we came and took their land from them.They also are religious people with many gods. | Indian Statue outside building | picture of roof dome

3: The Union Station | The Union Station when we went there was buzzing and filled with people from all different walks of life. | picture of the clock inside the station

4: The Kennedy Center | The Kennedy Center was a center specifically to show JFK's interest in the preforming arts. He was a man who cared about America's image after civilization was ended. | HALL OF FLAGS | The name of exhibit

5: Arlington National Cemetery | The Cemetery has a weird feeling knowing that 100,000's of men who died for their beliefs.It was an honor for me to stand a few feet away from an man that had a great courage to die for his beliefs. | numerous rows of tombstones | inspirational rock on tombstone

6: Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier | This is one of America's most sacred site.Those 3 soldiers lying represent every man that has died in war that is unidentified. | the Wreath | tomb guarder

7: National Air & Space Museum | The Museum is filled with many artifacts and show America's advancements in air and space. | Spacecraft | Airplane

8: The Capitol Building | The Building is filled with many unique things.This is America's history. | The Capitol Building | statue outside building

9: The Library Of Congress | The library is filled with many important documents from American History. | painting in the dome | Statue in the building

10: Supreme Court | This site was filled all of these amazing facts about America's judicial system. | Supreme Court Chambers | The Supreme Court Building

11: National Archives | The archives building is filled with all of America's written history. | national archives building | Uncle' Sam Postcard

12: World War 2 Memorial | This is a memorial to show all of the casualties of war and how war is the worst way to earn freedom. | Kilroy signature | California Statue which means there was one battle there

13: Lincoln Memorial | Lincoln was one of America's great leaders that died for a cause that he believed in. | Statue of Abraham Lincoln

14: Korean War Memorial | It is known as the "Forgotten War" because people didn't know about the war. | A Wreath | 2 Soldiers walking through rice patties

15: Iwo Jima Memorial | This Memorial shows how many lives that were lost during the war and we how we honor and salute them for their duty to America. | Raising of the flag postcard | US MArines symbol

16: White House | The White House is a highly secured place because the president lives there. | Picture of white house | picture of the white house

17: The Newseum | At the newseum we saw a 4D movie and learned all thing about the news and its importance. | piece of Berlin's wall | News Truck

18: The Pentagon | The Pentagon is filled with service men willing to die for their country and it's highly top secret.

19: National American history Museum | This museum is filled with America's amazing facts and about our history. | sign in the front | The Muppets

20: Washington's National Cathedral | The Cathedral was filled with beautiful artwork and there was a service that had boys who could sing in a very high pitched voice. | beautiful stain glass | piece of wood carved artwork

21: FDR Memorial | The Memorial showed how Mr.Franklin didn't like war and how he tried and even if he failed he still believed in himself. | Man waiting in line for food | FDR siting statue

22: Jefferson Memorial | Thomas Jefferson was one of America's Founding Fathers and was a prideful man. | picture of Jefferson memorial | a statue of Jefferson

23: Mount Vernon | This place was a plantation owned by George Washington.Many slaves lived there and it was an amazing site to see. | rustication is what Mr.Washington did to his house | picture of Mount Vernon

24: Holocaust Museum | The Museum showed the horrific events that happened by a White Supremacy group called the Nazis. | Two Postcards from the holocaust museum.

25: WashingtonMonument | the monument was built during a war so it was built with two types of stone and is two colors.It was because we conserving our steel supplies | Statue inside the monument | Washington Monument

26: Vietnam War Memorial | This war was a tragic war and many veterans were treated horrible because some felt why did we fight in a war that didn't involve the US. | African American Nurse looking for rescue planes | Hispanic African American and white male statues

27: Pentagon Memorial | The Pentagon Memorial is for all of the people who died during the plane crash into the building.It consist if a bench,the name of a person,and running water. | benches at the memorial | benches and trees

28: Gettysburg Museum | The Museum was filled with amazing artifacts from the war and showed the stories of men who fought in the battle. | GettysBurg postcards

29: Gettysburg Bus Tour | The Gettysburg Tour was a mind -blowing tour because i learned many horrific facts that occurred during the War. | cannon from the battle | statue of calvary men

30: "The City of Brotherly Love" | US Post Office Museum | Rocky Statue | The city of Philadelphia is filled with a great amount of American history such as our first post office and the Rock Balboa statue steps.

31: Philadelphia | Ben Franklin's tomb | First US Post office

32: Liberty Bell | The Liberty Bell is one of America's symbols.It has mystery to it because no one knows exactly how the bell. | The REAL Liberty Bell | The side view of the Liberty bell

33: Independence Hall | The hall is filled with many famous things.It has the original desk and chair from George Washington. | One of the delegation rooms in Independence Hall | One of the rooms filled with actually used materials from former delagates.

34: Rockefeller Center & Top of the Rock | Top of the Rock | Rockefeller Center | Rockefeller Center | These places were filled with great scenery and amazing facts.The Rockefeller center had many statues.

35: Liberty & Ellis Island | Both Islands are filled with beautiful statues and sad statues.They are historical sites. | Above: hall of Ellis Island Bottom: Motorcycle at liberty island | The Statue of Liberty | One of the Globes in the WTC

36: Financial District | This is were millions of dollars change hands every day and this is where economy is based. | One of the many embassies in the city of New York.

37: The Donald Trump building | Financial Building on Wall Street

38: Trinity Church | The is filled with beautiful stain glass and paintings. | Red Vines on the side of church | Design Carved into the inside of church | The Front of the Church

39: Ground Zero This is a sad place because you see how tragic the event was and how many people died for America. | These are the same towers being reconstructed with Mr Lopez's face in my picture to the left.

40: Fireman's | A poster with all the firemen that died while serving as workers after the 9/11 attacks. | A sticker that was on the wall of the memorial.

41: Memorial | This was a memorial for all firefighters who died of volunteered during the 9/11 Attacks | 3 dedicated firemen working to hose down a burning building | A quote saying,"Dedicated to those who fell and to those who Carry on "

42: My Experience | On the DC trip I liked the experience of seeing all of the Great sites in America.I learned more about the history that mad the US what it's today.I liked hanging out with my friends in the hotel room and still having a fun.I appreciate Miss Shuler for giving me all the great about going to sleep early and taking me on this great trip. I also want to thank my parents for paying for me to go on this trip and giving all of their hard earned money to me for my education at MCS.

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  • Title: My East Coast Journey
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