Guide to Patriotic Symbols presented by uscitizenship.info
The United States has enjoyed a rich and storied history which dates back to the late 1700's. Men like Benjamin Franklin, George Washington,
Paul Revere and Thomas Jefferson are among the most recognizable figures in the history of the United States. They are key figures in the birth of the
country and play a large role in the patriotic movement that we have enjoyed since the country was formed in 1776. As citizens of the United States
it is important to know what patriotism is and why it plays an important role in our history.
In addition to understanding what patriotism is, we should also know about other values from our country's past. There are many symbols which have
come to represent the United States. These symbols include the Liberty Bell, which serves as a symbol of freedom for the country. Other symbols
include the Bald Eagle, Uncle Sam, the White House and the Statue of Liberty. All of these symbols have become synonymous with the values of
freedom and liberty which has become an important part of the country.
- Patriotic Symbols-
Information and listing of several of the more famous symbols representing the United States.
- U.S. Symbols- Informative web page which contains information
on symbols, songs and other U.S. Items depicting the United States.
- American Patriotic Symbols-
Educational page containing information on famous symbols.
Useful page which provides information on several different symbols.
- Patriotic Symbols of the U.S.-
Helpful web page with information and links to various patriotic symbols.
- Symbols and Holidays-
Basic information on the patriotic symbols and holidays in the United States.
As mentioned above, the United States has enjoyed a long history. During the history many people have played an important role in the birth and
development of the country. From Colonial Times, men such as Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson and John Hancock had ideas that the
colonies which were under British rule, should seek independence and become a free country. These forefathers were key individuals in creating
the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence.
- Patriots- Helpful page which lists many of the important events
and people in history.
- Patriotic Speeches- Listing
of ten of the top speeches in U.S. History.
- Founding Fathers - Informative page which provides information on
the founding fathers of the United States.
- Declaration of Independence- Web site which provides a historical
look at the creation of the Declaration of Independence and the people involved.
- Constitution of the United States-
Historical web site which shows the Constitution and how it was created.
- The Bill of Rights-
Information on the original Bill of Rights and how it came to be created.
Patriotism is important to understand where the country came from and how it has evolved. Because of the importance of our past, it is important to
teach history and patriotism to all people. Patriotism is taught in school, as well as in the homes. To help teach the ideals of patriotism we have
compiled a number of helpful websites and articles covering patriotism for kids, lesson plans for teachers and information on many of the patriotic
holidays where we celebrate the country's past, present and future.
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