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Could anyone explain to me what "The Colossus" was and why someone would say America would be a new Colossus

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    The Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, was a huge statue standing astride the harbor. It symbolized entry into a new land and a new life.


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    Thank you

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    You're welcome.

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