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Symbolism on the Dollar Bill
 
Obverse Reverse
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4. Annuit C œptis- He favors our undertaking. God favors our undertaking. 7. Novus Ordo Seclorum- New Order of the Ages. N...
 
 
 
E Pluribus Unum- Out of many, one. Out of many states, one nation.
 
 
<ul><li>The Great Seal does not belong to any special group – past or present, covert or overt. It is an original American...
The Swastika- Changes in Symbolism <ul><li>Used to symbolize- good luck, success, and well being </li></ul><ul><li>Now it ...
Ojibwe Symbols
Astrology Symbols/ Zodiac
Chinese Horoscope/ Zodiac
American Patriotic Symbols
Remember… <ul><li>Symbols can be interpreted different ways by different people. </li></ul><ul><li>The symbolism of an ima...
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Symbols of the dollar bill

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Using the symbols on the dollar bill as a way to introduce students to symbolism.

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Symbols of the dollar bill

  1. 1. Symbolism on the Dollar Bill
  2. 3. Obverse Reverse
  3. 12. 4. Annuit C œptis- He favors our undertaking. God favors our undertaking. 7. Novus Ordo Seclorum- New Order of the Ages. New World Order .
  4. 16. E Pluribus Unum- Out of many, one. Out of many states, one nation.
  5. 19. <ul><li>The Great Seal does not belong to any special group – past or present, covert or overt. It is an original American symbol created in 1782. </li></ul><ul><li>Of course, the perception of a symbol's meaning can change. Look what happened to the swastika – an ancient symbol of well-being – after the Nazis started using it. That's why it's crucial for Americans to honor and protect their seal (as they do their flag) and not let it be commandeered by those who distort its meaning by using it as a logo to promote their paranoia. </li></ul>
  6. 20. The Swastika- Changes in Symbolism <ul><li>Used to symbolize- good luck, success, and well being </li></ul><ul><li>Now it symbolizes- hate and racism </li></ul>Buddhist temple, China Native American pipe bag. Nazi Swastika The ring of an Indian Man Greek Pottery, 7000 b.c. Native American Blanket
  7. 21. Ojibwe Symbols
  8. 22. Astrology Symbols/ Zodiac
  9. 23. Chinese Horoscope/ Zodiac
  10. 24. American Patriotic Symbols
  11. 25. Remember… <ul><li>Symbols can be interpreted different ways by different people. </li></ul><ul><li>The symbolism of an image can change over time. </li></ul><ul><li>Symbols are a powerful way to express meaning without words. </li></ul><ul><li>Symbols can only be powerful if you recognize them and know what the creators intended them to mean. </li></ul><ul><li>Be careful of the symbols you choose to wear as you do not know how they could be interpreted by someone else. </li></ul>

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