Directions: Find and circle the two identical Liberty Bells.
Category: Symbols of the U. S. Government
Directions: Based on what you read about the Statue of Liberty on page 33, answer the questions below: 1. Where is the Statue of Liberty located? 2. What does it symbolize? 3. What is the Statue’s full name? 4. How tall is the Statue of Liberty including base and pedestal? 5. What country did the […]
Uncle Sam, a figure symbolizing the United States, is portrayed as a tall, white-haired man with a goatee. He is often dressed in red, white, and blue, and wears a top hat. The exact origins of Uncle Sam as a symbol for the United States are unknown. But the most widely accepted theory is that […]
In the Black Hills of South Dakota stands the national memorial Mount Rushmore. It was created by Gutzon Borglum. Borglum designed Mount Rushmore as a testament to the growth of the country and its great leaders. This magnificent rock carving depicts the 60-foot high (18.3 m) faces of four great U. S. Presidents. They are […]
Directions: Based on what you read about Uncle Sam, answer the questions below: 1. What did Sam Wilson stamp on each barrel of meat rations that he sent to the soldiers in the war? 2. How did Sam Wilson become known as Uncle Sam? 3. Why would the military put Uncle Sam on a poster […]