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Patriotic symbols mottoes and celebrations

  1. 1. Patriotic Symbols, Mottos, and Celebrations!
  2. 2. Patriotic Symbols Mottos & Pledges American Celebrations QUI Z
  3. 3. The United States of America has symbols that remind us of important people and events. Some of these symbols are places we can visit. American Symbols
  4. 4. Liberty Bell The Liberty Bell is a huge bronze bell that symbolizes freedom in the United States of America. The Bell is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  5. 5. Bald Eagle Is the national bird and symbol of The United States of America.
  6. 6. Washington Monument The Washington Monument was built to commemorate the first US President General George Washington. It is located in Washington, D.C.
  7. 7. Statue of Liberty The statue, a gift from the people of France, stands tall on Liberty Island in New York Harbor. She represents freedom in the United States.
  8. 8. The Alamo A former Roman Catholic mission and fortress compound and the location of the Battle of the Alamo. Located in San Antonio, Texas.
  9. 9. Mount Rushmore Features sculptures of the heads of former US Presidents, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln carved into the granite face of Mount Rushmore.
  10. 10. Texas Flag The Texas Flag is red, white and blue. It has one star on the left side. This is where the name “Lone Star State” comes from.
  11. 11. American Flag The flag is a symbol of our country. It is red, white, and blue. Each star stands for one of the states in our country. The stripes stand for the first 13 states in the United States.
  12. 12. Pledges & Mottoes • The American Flag is a symbol of our country and when we say the Pledge of Allegiance we show that our country is important to us. Texas also has a state flag and we also say a pledge to it. • A motto is a phrase that sums up the feelings of a group of people. Our country has a motto as well.
  13. 13. Texas Motto Every state has a motto and Friendship is the state motto of Texas. The Friendship State
  14. 14. U S Motto The US Motto is “In God We Trust” Our motto is printed on some of our money.
  15. 15. The Pledge of Allegiance I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.
  16. 16. Texas Pledge Honor the Texas flag. I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one and indivisible.
  17. 17. Celebrating History Thanksgiving and Independence day are important American holidays. We celebrate other holidays, too.
  18. 18. Thanksgiving A holiday celebrated in the United States on the fourth Thursday in November. “First Thanksgiving” was celebrated by the Pilgrims to give thanks to God for guiding them to the new world.
  19. 19. Independence Day Known as the Fourth of July this holiday celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence and freedom from Great Britain. Fireworks, parades, and barbecue celebrate this day.
  20. 20. Memorial Day On Memorial Day we remember the people who died in wars for our country.
  21. 21. Presidents’ Day Presidents’ day started as Washington’s Birthday. It was a holiday to remember our first President. Now it is a day to remember all work of all our Presidents.
  22. 22. Veterans Day This is a day we think about the men and women who have fought in past wars. A veteran is someone who has served in the military. We give thanks for peace, a time of quietness and calm.
  23. 23. What does the Liberty Bell Symbolize? A. Freedom B. Independence
  24. 24. Way to go!!!!!!
  25. 25. Try Again You can do it
  26. 26. How are the American and Texas Flag alike? A. They are both red, white, and blue. B. They both have 50 stars.
  27. 27. Way to go!!!!!!
  28. 28. Try Again You can do it
  29. 29. Every state has a motto. What is the Motto of Texas? A. Friendship B. We are the Lone Star State
  30. 30. Way to go!!!!!!
  31. 31. Try Again You can do it
  32. 32. Who do we honor on Veterans Day? A. Past presidents B. Men and women who have fought in past wars.
  33. 33. Way to go!!!!!!
  34. 34. Try Again You can do it
  35. 35. What celebrations take place on Independence Day (4th of July)? A. Exchange gifts B. Fireworks and parads
  36. 36. Way to go!!!!!!
  37. 37. Try Again You can do it
  38. 38. Credits Citizenship. The student understands Important symbols, customs, and celebrations that represent American beliefs and Principles and contribute to our national Identity. Youtube Microsoft clip art Horizons About My Wotld (Text)