The History of The Statue of Liberty
Dedicated to the United States by the people of France on October 28th, 1886, the Statue of Liberty has come to embody the ideals of freedom, justice and new beginnings. Built in France and shipped to the U.S. by boat, it was decades after the initial idea was sparked that Lady Liberty finally crossed the ocean. Despite criticism and lack of funds, this statue was finally built and has now served as a beacon for immigrating masses and as a witness to over a century of history. In this video, WatchMojo.com learns more about the history of this iconic American symbol, The Statue of Liberty.