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Interpreting the Evidence

Monroe Palace, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1915

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  • Historical Eras:

    Turn of the Century and WWI (1890 - 1930)

  • Thinking Skill:

    Historical Analysis & Interpretation

  • Grade Level:

    Lower Elementary
    Upper Elementary
    Middle School
    High School
    College University

  • Topics:

    Global History and Geography

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  • Creator:

    NYS Archives Partnership Trust Education Team

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Document Description
Monroe Palace was first built to represent Brazil in the 1904 Louisiana Purchase International Exhibition (the Saint Louis World’s Fair), and a permanent replica was built in Rio de Janeiro in 1906. This photograph was taken in 1915.