Category: Symbols of the U. S. Government

Lincoln Memorial

Located on the National Mall in Washington, D. C., the Lincoln Memorial honors Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States. Lincoln was president dur­ing the Civil War (1861-65). The memorial symbolizes his belief that all people should be free. The theme of the building represents the Union. The columns surrounding the walls stand […]

Pattern Mania

Do you see a pattern of thirteen in the Great Seal? There are 6 in all. Can you find them all? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Why thirteen? Thirteen represents the first thirteen states. Can you name the original thirteen states? 1. 2. ___________________________________ 3. 4. 5. 6. 3. 4. 5. 6. __________________________________ 11. […]