The History of Mount Rushmore for Kids: Famous Landmarks for Children - FreeSchool

2016 August 23
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The History of Mount Rushmore for Kids: Famous Landmarks for Children - FreeSchool

Have you ever wondered why Mount Rushmore was built? (To honor American history and get people to visit South Dakota!) Or how Mount Rushmore was built? (Lots and lots of dynamite!) Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a famous American landmark. The faces of four influential presidents were carved into the side of a mountain using dynamite! The faces are about 60 feet high, the height of a six-story building, and are maintained by trained mountain climbers. Like this video if you want to see more videos about LANDMARKS! Subscribe to FreeSchool: https://www.youtube.com/user/watchfreeschool?sub_confirmation=1 Visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/watchFreeSchool Check our our companion channel, FreeSchool Mom! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTcEtHRQhqiCZIIb77LyDmA And our NEW channel for little ones, FreeSchool Early Birds! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3OV62x86XHwaqsxLsuy8dA "Jaunty Gumption", "Crowd Hammer" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Image Credits Lincoln figure on Mount Rushmore, 1937. Photo courtesy of the National Park Service Mount Rushmore National Memorial by Tinasuzanne Mount Rushmore National Memorial by Lexig73 Granite Portrait of George Washington by daveynin Mount Rushmore by Eric Fredericks