A symbol is something that has a special meaning. One United States symbol is the flag. To Americans, the flag stands for freedom. Here are some other U.S. symbols. They remind us of the hopes our country is based on.
The Statue of Liberty stands tall in New York Harbor . Lady Liberty was a gift to the U.S. from France. She represents freedom.
Let Freedom Ring
The Liberty Bell is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It used to ring for big events. It is another symbol for freedom.
A Patriotic Bird
The bald eagle is the country’s national bird. It stands for bravery and strength.
Our Nation’s Flower
The rose is the national flower of the United States. It is a symbol of life, love, and beauty. Look at this rose garden in Washington, D.C. What color roses do you see?
Did You Know?
This is the Seal of the President of the United States. It is made up of symbols. The stripes on the shield stand for the first 13 states. What else do you see?