Examples of monument in a Sentence
They have erected a monument in his honor.
the Quakers disapproved of monuments, regarding them as idolatrous, so thousands of Nantucketers spend their eternal rest in complete anonymity
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READ MORE: The Unbearable Lightness of Confederate-Statue Removal Mothball the Confederate Monuments A Plea for Preserving Historical Monuments— John Fund is NRO’s national-affairs correspondent.
Not So Fast: Across the south, citizens are pushing for the removal of Confederate monuments in their communities.
In 1978, Andrus convinced Carter to use the Antiquities Act to set 56 million acres of Alaska land aside as national monuments, preventing future development with the stroke of a pen.
On Monday, a monument dedicated to Christopher Columbus was vandalized in Baltimore City.
Right now, Portsmouth is home to a monument dedicated to 655 unspecific Confederate soldiers who died in the area around the town.
Democrats, while encouraged about having a tool to mobilize black voters in an off-year election, are cognizant of national polling that shows opposition to removing Confederate monuments is bipartisan.
Already, over 150 monuments across 20 states have been identified.
The group had been flown to Washington, D.C. to visit the monuments and memorials dedicated to honor their service and sacrifices.
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- “That is a monument to the foolishness of love.”
- —Kate DiCamillo, The Tale of Despereaux
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