Presentation on theme: "showing love for one’s country"— Presentation transcript:
1 showing love for one’s country Patriotismshowing love for one’s country
2 We can show patriotism by . . . Displaying American flagsSinging patriotic songsSaying the Pledge of AllegianceRespecting important U.S. documentsObeying all lawsRespecting our nation’s leadersJoining the militaryWearing red, white, and blue
3 U.S. FlagThe American Flag shows our culture and history. The fifty stars represent the fifty states and the 13 stripes represent the original 13 colonies.
4 Patriotic Songs Star Spangled Banner America, the Beautiful My Country Tis of TheeThis Land is Your LandGod Bless the USA
5 Pledge of AllegianceI pledge allegiance (loyalty) 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.
6 Important U.S. Documents Declaration of IndependenceBill of RightsConstitutionGettysburg Address
7 SYMBOLSAmerica has many different symbols that are unique only to our country.
8 Statue of Liberty (located in New York City on Ellis Island)
9 Liberty BellThe Liberty Bell is located in Philadelphia’s State House. It was rung to celebrate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence.
10 EagleThe eagle is a symbol of the United States. It stands for the idea of freedom. All men and women in the U.S. are free and have equal rights.
11 White HouseThis is where our President of the U.S. lives. He is the head of our national government. It is located in our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C.
12 Capitol BuildingThe U.S. Capitol is also located in Washington, D.C. It is where Congress meets.
13 Other U.S. Symbols Uncle Sam Great Seal of the United States Dove (symbol for peace)
14 America is a great country full of opportunities for ALL people America is a great country full of opportunities for ALL people. We are given many freedoms by our government that we sometimes take for granted. Be proud to be an American!! Show your patriotism and be good citizens of our country.
15 We can be good citizens by . . . Obeying all laws and rulesVoting in elections (when you are 18)Paying taxesJoining the militaryPerforming community serviceCooperating with othersNot polluting