The monument was erected as a symbol of gratitude for a loan from the Russian-Kyrgyz Development Fund.
The architecture, paintings and monuments that have shaped American art throughout the ages.
"We want to teach, so should we erect a statue with slaves hanging from a tree?" Democratic state Representative Jarvis Johnson said knocked Republican supporters of a bill that would protect Confederate monuments.
A Manhattan judge ruled that two works by Vienna's Egon Schiele belong to three heirs of the Holocaust victim robbed by the Nazis 80 years ago.
Two statues of Confederate military generals have been covered in black shrouds since August.
Two Confederate monuments, one of which celebrated a rebel general and possibly the Ku Klux Klan's first grand wizard, were removed Wednesday night in Tennessee.
It could be the oldest image ever recorded at the desert site.
A new monument in Central Park will glorify women's achievements and include women's suffrage activists like Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
Monuments came down in Baltimore on Wednesday and Durham, North Carolina, on Monday.
Poland is removing all statues and memorials to totalitarian regimes, including those to Soviet soldiers.
"If it does not work at least the steps will be cleaned" he said.
The plaintiffs wanted to destroy a memorial based on motives that are an insult to brave Americans.
Two churches in the Southwest U.S. also made the list of 50 sites.