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Mt. Rushmore

Created for Albert.io. Adapted from http://www.mtrushmore.net

Which of the following statements would provide the best transition from the paragraph [5] to paragraph [6]?


South Dakota is a large, sparsely populated midwestern U.S. state with a great pioneering spirit and beautiful scenery.


Calvin Coolidge, an art enthusiast, had a vacation home near Rapid City, and was familiar with the area surrounding Mount Rushmore.


For the better part of the 20th century, and now into the 21st, Mount
Rushmore has maintained its unique appeal.


Borglum's creation was a success that drew thousands, and many magazine and newspaper articles praised its scope and symbolic power.