"The New Colossus" is a sonnet by American poet Emma Lazarus (1849–1887),
written in 1883. In 1903, the poem was engraved on a bronze plaque and
mounted inside the lower level of the...
There are several phrases associated with the Statue of Liberty, but the most
recognizable is “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to
choose the Statue of Liberty. A gift from the people of France, she has watched
over New York Harbor since 1886, and on her base is a tablet inscribed with ...
On the Statue of Liberty it says, 'Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled
masses ... you can never erase those words from the Declaration of
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The Statue of Liberty Poem. “The New Colossus” by Emma Lazarus. Between
1820 and 1920, approximately 34 million persons immigrated to the United
Jul 5, 2009 ... that poem, "The New Colossus" by Emma Lazarus, which sometimes seems to
define us as a nation even more than Lady Liberty herself.
The Statue of Liberty faces outward toward the nations, holding aloft the torch ...
the Statue speaks eternally the words of compassion: "Give me your tired, your ...
Nov 24, 2015 ... President Obama misquoted the inscription on the Statue of Liberty, ... Then he
said Lady Liberty bears an inscription of “words we know so ...
The plaque at the base of the Statue of Liberty reads: "Give me your tired, your
poor, your ... from the poem "The New Colossus," written by Emma Lazarus in
1883. There is also a plaque with this same quote at the Statue of Liberty