Half Asleep, I Stumbled On To Rochambeau’s School Grounds. It

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Half asleep, I stumbled on to Rochambeau's school grounds. It was approximately 4:45 a.m. on the 24th of October. The four buses arrived at around 5:00.Then, one hundred seventy-one children, including myself, began one of the most memorable trips of their lifetime. Of the nineteen chaperones going along with us, five of them were: Mr. Chenkus, Ms. Brooks, Mr. Pepsoski, Mrs. Rizzotto, and Mr. Didsbury, the leader of the chaperones. The purpose of this trip was to learn about our nation's capitol and have fun at the same time and that's exactly what I did. From the day we left to October 27th when we returned, I had a great time. Most of the sites were great, but above them all, I ...view middle of the document...

It also has a wall with the faces of soldiers engraved in it. The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a giant wall in the shape of a V. The wall has the names of all the soldiers who died in the war or from war related wounds. To find a name on the wall, there is a big book filled with all the names and their exact location. The Holocaust Museum, a four story memorial of the people who were killed during the Nazi reign during World War II, made many people very upset and even cry. The Iwo Jima Marine Memorial celebrated all marines that fought for the United States throughout history. The statue was copied from a photograph taken of marines raising the flag on a Japanese island. Aside from wars, there were many monuments dedicated to politics. The White House, for example, is home to the president of the United States. Currently, Bill Clinton lives at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. The Capitol Building is the meeting place for Congress. One side of the building represents the House of Representatives. The other represents the Senate. In the Nation Archives, I got a chance to see the Constitution, Bill of Rights, and the Declaration of Independence. It also stores the Emancipation Proclamation and Richard...

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