Liberty Bell

The Liberty Bell is an iconic symbol of American freedom. The bell cracked and was repaired a couple of times shortly after its arrival in the United States. After it was cracked again in the 19th century, it was retired to Liberty Bell Center, where it is still on display.

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What did Past and Stow do to the Liberty Bell?

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Two Philadelphia foundry workers named John Pass and John Stow were given the cracked bell to be melted down and recast. They added an ounce and a half of copper to a pound of the old bell in an attempt to make the new bell less brittle. For their labors they charged slightly over 36 Pounds. The new bell was raised in the belfry on March 29, 1753. "Upon trial, it seems that they have added too much copper. They were so teased with the witticisms of the town that they will very soon make a second essay," wrote Isaac Norris to London agent Robert Charles. Apparently nobody was now pleased with the tone of the bell. Pass and Stow indeed tried again. They broke up the bell and recast it. On June 11, 1753, the New York Mercury reported, "Last Week was raised and fix'd in the Statehouse Steeple, the new great Bell, cast here by Pass and Stow, weighing 2080 lbs."
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I have eisenhower silver dollars with the letters DRW below the liberty bell what is the meaning?

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The reverse of the bicentennial Eisenhower dollar was designed by Dennis R. Williams, so those are his initials on the coin.
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What was the writing on the Liberty Bell?

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what different political stances in various eras. The history of American conservatism has been marked by tensions and outright contradictions, with intellectual debates not only between types of anti-communists and anti-statists, but between traditionalist and individualists who affirmed the primacy of religion, politics, or economics[1] The first sustained political movement that tried to bring together most of the different strands appeared in the 1950s.[2] Before this, however, Allitt (2009) finds that, "Certain continuities can be traced through American history. The conservative 'attitude' ... was one of trusting to the past, to long-established patterns of thought and conduct, and of assuming that novelties were more likely to be dangerous than advantageous."[3] Historian Gregory Schneider identifies several constants in American conservatism: respect for tradition, support of republicanism, preservation of "the rule of law and the Christian religion", and a defense of "Western civilization from the challenges of modernist culture and totalitarian governments."[4] From the late 19th century onward, conservatives have been dedicated to preventing the rise and spread of socialism and communism[5][6] The modern conservative movement is often identified with the ideas in Russell Kirk's The Conservative Mind, published in 1953.[7] In 1955, William F. Buckley, Jr. founded National Review, a conservative magazine that included traditionalists, such as Kirk, along with Roman Catholics, some libertarians, and anti-communists. This bringing together of separate ideologies under a conservative umbrella was known as "fusionism". Modern conservatism became a major political force in 1964, when Barry Goldwater, a U.S. Senator from Arizona and author of The Conscience of a Conservative (1960), won the Republican presidential nomination after a fierce contest. He lost badly in the national election but permanently shifted the party to the right. In the 1970s moral issues-abortion, sexuality, and the family-became politically prominent and conservatives staked out distinctive positions, often with grassroots support from religious organizations such as the Moral Majority. In the 1980s President Ronald Reagan solidified conservative Republican strength with tax cuts, deregulation, a policy of rolling back Communism (rather than just containing it), a greatly strengthened military, and appeals to family values, Christian morality, and limited government. The Reagan model became the conservative standard for social, economic and foreign policy issues, and that era of American history became known as the "Reagan Era."[8] Core conservative beliefs in the 21st century include reduced government regulation of business and banking,[9] resistance to world government and to environmentalism, support for Israel[10] and for American military intervention overseas,[11] opposition to abortion and homosexuality, support for Christian education in the public schools,[12][13] support for the right to bear arms,[14] securing the U.S borders and strict enforcement of the law,[15] and a sharp reduction in taxes.[16][17][18] As of June 2010[update], 4
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Where did they hide the Liberty Bell?

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they hid in the chuch on hamilton st in allentown
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What was the first name given to the Liberty Bell?

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The Liberty Bell was named by the abolitionists while trying to free slaves. It was previously called the State House Bell.
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How did the Liberty Bell crack?

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There is widespread disagreement about when the first crack appeared on the Bell. Hair-line cracks on bells were bored out to prevent expansion. However, it is agreed that the final expansion of the crack which rendered the Bell unringable was on Washington's Birthday in 1846. The Philadelphia Public Ledger takes up the story in its February 26, 1846 publication:"The old Independence Bell rang its last clear note on Monday last in honor of the birthday of Washington and now hangs in the great city steeple irreparably cracked and dumb. It had been cracked before but was set in order of that day by having the edges of the fracture filed so as not to vibrate against each other ... It gave out clear notes and loud, and appeared to be in excellent condition until noon, when it received a sort of compound fracture in a zig-zag direction through one of its sides which put it completely out of tune and left it a mere wreck of what it was."
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What does the inscription on the Liberty Bell say?

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"Proclaim Liberty Throughout All The Land Unto All The Inhabitants Thereof".
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Do you still ring the Liberty Bell today?

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No. It was rung once and it cracked in 1753 and hasn't been rung since.
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When was the last time the Liberty Bell rang?

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It was last rung on George Washington's birthday in 1846. It is tapped every 4th of july.
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How much did the Liberty Bell cost philadelphia?

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The cost was 100 pounds sterling.
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Where is the Liberty Bell location?

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Where was the Dclaration of Independence sighed? What is the capital of Pennsylvania?
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How much is a 1776-1976 silver dollar with a liberty bell and moon worth?

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There were 5 different bicentennial Eisenhower silver dollars made in 1975 and 1976 (all with the 1776-1976 date). The Philadelphia mint (no mint mark) and Denver mint ("D" mint mark) produced for circulation and collectors - in circulated condition, you might get $1.25 - $1.50 (or maybe just $1.00); in uncirculated condition, it's probably worth about $2.00 - $3.00. The San Francisco mint ("S" mint mark) produced 3 versions - a Proof clad version (about $10-$12), a BU (Brilliant Uncirculated) 40% silver version and a Proof 40% silver version. I'm not sure off the top of my head of the values of these latter two (about $15-$20) , but they are recognizable by their very shiny surface and the fact that there is no copper around the edge of the coin.
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How much does the Liberty Bell weigh?

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The Liberty Bell weighs 2,055 pounds (900 kilograms).
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Where was Gus Grissom from and what happened to Liberty Bell 7?

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The Liberty Bell 7 (the capsule for the Mercury 4 mission) was not recovered at the end of the mission like most capsules. It sank in the Atlantic because the craft's hatch was opened too soon (apparently due to a malfunction) and it began filling with water before the recovery helicopter could get a cable attached. It was ultimately retrieved, but not until nearly 38 years after the mission. == ==
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Where is the Liberty Bell house?

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The Liberty Bell Center in Philadelphia Pennsylvania
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How much is an 1830 Liberty Bell silver dollar worth?

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according to my source, no dollar coins were struck from 1805 to 1835. check with pro. coin dealer to see if it is counterfeit.
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What does the Liberty Bell say?

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"PROCLAIM LIBERTY THROUGHOUT ALL THE LAND UNTO ALL THE INHABITANTS THEREOF LEV. XXV X. BY ORDER OF THE ASSEMBLY OF THE PROVINCE OF PENSYLVANIA FOR THE STATE HOUSE IN PHILADA PASS AND STOW PHILADA MDCCLIII"
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What is the inscription on the Liberty Bell?

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"Proclaim Liberty Throughout All The Land Unto All The Inhabitants Thereof". (Leviticus 25:10)

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