10James Madison’s influence
The Washington Monument is a renowned building located at Washington DC in the United States. The 133-year-old monument is of paramount significance because it has close ties with the Pope, America’s 16th president; Abraham Lincoln and the U.S constitution. These are some interesting facts about the monument that you should know. The idea of building a monument stemmed from the fact that the Washington National Monument Society leader, James Madison wanted to erect a structure to honor the first President of the United States. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!