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Topic Sets to Study Abraham Lincoln His Life and Before the Civil War

CONTENTS SET D:

Topic Sixty:  Gutzon Borglum, Sculptor and Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial


Stone Mountain Memorial Half-Dollar
. . . Stone Mountain, Georgia
Memorial Park Trivia Puzzle

. . . A bit of Southern Civil War History
 
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#1-- What type of rock is Stone Mountain made of? Answer

 


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#2--What group of women was instrumental in constructing the Stone Mountain Memorial?   Answer

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#3-- Who was the first sculptor to design and start the Stone Mountain Memorial    Answer

 

 
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#4 What great mountain range expands north from Stone Mountain?   Answer
 
 
 
#5  What was the chief method of carving the stone to create the relief sculpture?   Answer
 
 
 
#6  What kind of animals and plants seem to thrive on Stone Mountain?  Answer
 
 
 
#7  What radical group burned a cross on top of Stone Mountain in 1915?
Why? 
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#8  Who was Robert E. Lee?    Answer



 
 
 
#9  Did the original sculptor finish the project at Stone Mountain?  Why?  Answers
 
 
 
#12  Who was Augustus Lukeman, and what did he do for the Stone Mountain carving   Answer

 

 



 
 
 

#13  Who was Walter Hancock, and what did he do for the completion of Stone Mountain Memorial?          Answer




 
 
 

 

#14  Who was Roy Faulkner, and what his part in the carving of Stone Mountain Memorial?    Answer



 
 
 

 

#15  How  tall is Stone Mountain?
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#16  What does Robert E. Lee, General of the Confederate pray for in his General Order Number 83?   Answer

 



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#17  List the three main features of Gutzon Borglum's original plan for Stone Mountain Memorial.   Answers


 


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#18  Describe what Borglum meant about the sculptural group as a "Panorama (that) Will Sweep Across The Mountain" as from his original plan description   Answer

 


 
 
 
 
#19  What President sent his Vice President for the dedication of  Stone Mountain Memorial, greatly insulting the people of Georgia with "Shame and Disgrace?"
Name both the President and Vice President  
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#20  What did  Augustus Lukeman compare his plan for Stone Mountain Memorial to?
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