United States won Revolutionary war and became an independent country on July 4, 1776. United States had 29 presidents and choosing just four out of them was a hard choice but they did. The question is how they managed to choose these four only? George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln were chosen as face of Rushmore because they all four represents the country, as said by The National Park Services. You will agree too, that these are some great leaders and they inspire, but the fact is that this is not the real reason. Shocked? You will be more surprised once you know the real reason behind choosing them to be carved on mountain. Keep reading for secrets to be revealed.