The Black Hills in South Dakota, United States is home to Mount Rushmore National Memorial. The 18 m (60 foot) huge carvings represent 130 years of American history with four faces on the mountains. These faces are of 4 American Presidents selected by their role in safeguarding the Republic of the United States and expanding its territory. It includes George Washington as he was the first President, Thomas Jefferson for writing the Declaration of Independence and making the Louisiana Purchase, Abraham Lincoln for handling the Civil War and Theodore Roosevelt for Building the Panama Canal and for his conservative efforts.
Le BILLUND, DENMARK – SEPTEMBER 01: A replica of Mount Rushmore is constructed Campaigns to add more personalities took place in 1937, but the Congress decided to go with the initial decision of having just four. The Mount Rushmore National Memorial Commission was authorized on March 3, 1925.