Use these photographs of various monuments and memorials to get students thinking about the role and purpose of monuments in a society.
This memorial commemorates the New York City firefighters of Battalion 9 who lost their lives on September 11.
The Lincoln Memorial, which overlooks the National Mall in Washington, D.C., honors the life and death of the 16th US president.
This memorial in Washington, D.C. contains the names of Americans who fought and died in the Vietnam War.
Stolpersteine (stumbling stones) in Sušice, Czech Republic, mark the site where the four members of the Gutmann family lived before they were murdered in the Holocaust.