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  • Types of Symbols

    Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Statue of Liberty Vietnam Veterans Memorial Washington Monument World War II Memorial Symbols American Flag Bald Eagle Great Seal Liberty Bell Uncle Sam Songs and Oaths America (My Country 'Tis of Thee) America the...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/types-of-symbols
  • American Flag: 1777

    United States flag is one of our most important national symbols. On June 14, 1777, the Second Continental Congress passed the Flag Resolution, which said that the flag would be made up of thirteen alternating red and white stripes and thirteen white,...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/j-american-flag
  • Bald Eagle: 1782

    Founding Fathers chose the bald eagle to be the national bird of the United States in 1782. It is one of the best known symbols of our Government. The eagle can be seen on the Great Seal of the United States, on the Presidential Seal, in the logos of...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/bald-eagle-1782
  • Independence Hall: 1756

    Independence Hall is a public building in Philadelphia, PA. It was in this building that some of the most important events of our Nation’s history took place. Our Founding Fathers and colonial leaders met to plan the future of the new Nation. The...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/liberty-bell-1753/35-age-4/apprentice-symbols-of-us-government/84-independence-hall-1756
  • Star-Spangled Banner: 1814

    The “Star-Spangled Banner” is the national anthem, or national song, of the United States. The words are from a poem that was written by Francis Scott Key in 1814. He watched a night-time battle between Great Britain and America that took place in...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/35-age-4/apprentice-symbols-of-us-government/87-star-spangled-banner-1814
  • White House: 1792

    The White House is the name given to the official home and workplace of the President of the United States. It is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C. Every President except George Washington has lived there. It was built between 1792...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/35-age-4/apprentice-symbols-of-us-government/89-white-house-1792
  • American Flag: 1777

    The United States flag is a symbol of our Nation. It has 13 horizontal stripes that stand for the 13 original colonies; seven are red, and six are white. In the upper left corner there are 50 white stars on a blue background; these stand for the 50...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/the-american-flag
  • Statue of Liberty: 1886

    The Statue of Liberty is a symbol of freedom and is located in New York on Liberty Island. It is a very tall statue of a woman holding a torch in her right hand and a tablet with the date July 4, 1776, in Roman numerals in her left hand. Her crown has...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/35-age-4/apprentice-symbols-of-us-government/88-statue-of-liberty-1886
  • Pledge of Allegiance: 1892

    The Pledge of Allegiance is a promise of loyalty to the United States. The first version of the Pledge of Allegiance was written by Francis Bellamy in 1892 to mark the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the explorer, Christopher Columbus, in the...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/35-age-4/apprentice-symbols-of-us-government/86-pledge-of-allegiance-1892
  • White House: 1792 (construction began)

    The White House is the name given to the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States. Since it is typically associated with the President, it is also a symbol of the executive branch of the U.S. Government, and every President...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/j-white-house
  • U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima Memorial): 1954

    The U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, also called the Iwo Jima Memorial, is a tribute to all Marines who have lost their lives in service to our Nation. The choice of subject is unusual because it is based on a famous photograph from a World War II...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/j-iwo-jima-memorial
  • U.S. Capitol: 1793 (construction began)

    A symbol of the U.S. Congress and the legislative branch, the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC, is one of the most recognizable buildings in the Nation. It is in the Capitol Building that the House of Representatives and Senate meet, debate, and discuss...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/j-us-capitol
  • Independence Hall: 1756

    Independence Hall is a public building in Philadelphia, PA. Construction began in 1732; when it was completed in 1756, it served as the Pennsylvania State House. The Founding Fathers and colonial leaders met here to plan and shape the future of the new...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/j-independence-hall
  • Star-Spangled Banner: 1814

    The “Star-Spangled Banner” is the national anthem, or national song, of the United States. The words are from a poem that was written by Francis Scott Key in 1814. During the War of 1812, on September 13, 1814, Key watched a night-time battle between...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/j-star-spangled
  • Bald Eagle: 1782

    eagle was chosen in 1782 by our Founding Fathers to be the national bird of the United States and is one of the best known symbols of our Government. The bald eagle can be seen on the Great Seal of the United States, on the Presidential Seal, in the...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/j-bald-eagle
  • Learning Adventures 4-8

    branches of the U.S. Government. How Laws are Made Learn about what a law is, who makes the laws, and how laws are made. Symbols, Songs, & Structures Learn about the symbols that represent the United States of America. Election Process Learn about what...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/learning-adeventures
  • Learning Adeventures 9 to 13

    Information about specific candidates and their campaigns or political parties and their platforms will not be found here. Symbols, Songs, & Structures of U.S. Government We've divided these into three areas: Songs and Oaths Symbols Buildings and...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/learning-adeventures-9-13
  • Liberty Bell: 1753

    The Liberty Bell is a well-known symbol of freedom in the United States. The bell was first made in 1752 for the Pennsylvania State House, now known as Independence Hall. The bell was cast in London, England, and shipped to Pennsylvania. Soon after it...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/liberty-bell-1753
  • Liberty Bell: 1753

    The Liberty Bell is a familiar symbol of freedom in the United States. It was ordered by the Pennsylvania Assembly in 1751 to commemorate the 50-year anniversary of William Penn's 1701 Charter of Privileges; it was to be installed in 1752 in the...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/j-liberty-bell
  • Great Seal of the United States: 1782

    The Great Seal of the United States is a symbol of our independent Nation and self-government. It appears on official documents such as proclamations, warrants, treaties, and commissions of high officials of the Government. The Continental Congress...

    https://bensguide.gpo.gov/j-great-seal

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