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Google Celebrates President’s Day With Showcase Map

Learn about the presidents in Google Earth

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Google has introduced a U.S. Presidents Showcase to map the birthplaces of all 44 presidents to celebrate President’s Day (also know as Washington’s Birthday).

 In Google Earth, users can see a progression of the states that voted during each president’s election (shaded in red).

 

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Other features as highlighted in the Google+LatLong%29″ title=”google earth presidents day”>Google Lat Long Blog include:

*Explore the White House, Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial and other historical monuments in 3D and have students explain how architecture is used to honor people, concepts and establishments

*View a 3D model of Valley Forge National Park in Google Earth

*View a copy of the Emancipation Proclamation signed by Abraham Lincoln and map the areas where slavery ended, as well as the areas that were not initially covered by this executive order

*Discuss the famous painting “Washington Crossing the Delaware” by German American artist Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze and use the ruler tool in Google Earth to measure the width of the Delaware River

 

Google Celebrates President’s Day With Showcase Map
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