Stonehenge Essay

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It’s 3100 B.C. and James was digging gigantic holes that were going to be about 33 meters in diameter (“Allman 36”). He was digging these holes on Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, South England. James and the other workers tried to make a living by digging these huge holes day in and day out. James and the other workers were digging these holes to later on build the mysterious Stonehenge. These blocks of stone weighed up to 50 tons and the digging of the holes took many hours of labor (“About”). It was also very hard work and took much dedication if they wanted to build Stonehenge perfect. For James he only worked on the diggings for 35 years. The digging only took a couple thousand years, but all together it took over 30 million hours of labor to complete Stonehenge (“About”). It took a lot more people other than James to complete Stonehenge. Stonehenge was constructed into three phases (“About”). These three phases of construction were the most important steps on the construction of Stonehenge. After the three stages are completed there should be a wonderful Stonehenge. This remarkable landmark will later on be visited and toured by millions of people from all around the world.
It’s the year 3000B.C. and the first phase has begun. Although a couple hundred years ago people were starting the first phase, they didn’t complete it. The first phase was mostly trying to get the holes dug out to put the pillars in place in the second and third phases of Stonehenge. The reason that the first phase wasn’t complete a couple of hundred years back was because a lot of people didn’t know what they were doing. The people also didn’t know what was going to happen if they messed up. So here we are in 3000B.C. and the first phase has started up again. There are much more workers now than there was a long time ago. The first phase is going to go by much faster because there are a lot more workers. When the first phase is complete the second phase should start up automatically. The first phase started up again by workers digging deeper and wider to the holes that had already been dug out. The workers also had to create more holes so they could fit more pillars for a bigger Stonehenge. People worked 3, 5 hour shifts with and hour rest in between. There was thousands and thousands of workers working on the miraculous Stonehenge. The first phase of Stonehenge was complete around 2600B.C.
It was the year 2500B.C. and there are still tons and tons of generations working on the amazing Stonehenge. Right now Stonehenge is in its second phase. More than half of the construction is complete but people and other generations still have some 1000 years left to...

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