Online Challenge Question—Week 2

Week#2: Oh say can you see Maryland

Question: The word shrine comes from the Latin word scrinium, being a case or chest for books or papers. The word today often means a holy or sacred place associated with a deity, ancestor, saint, or hero, and serves as a place of veneration or worship. Some Christians, Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists, and people of many other religions keep and use shrines. More recently, the word shrine has been applied to a place dedicated completely to a particular person or subject, such as the site that inspired the National Anthem. What is this site called?

  1. The Lincoln Memorial
  2. Fort McHenry
  3. Statue of Liberty
  4. Fort Sumter

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