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showing love for one’s country
Patriotism showing love for one’s country
We can show patriotism by . . .
Displaying American flags Singing patriotic songs Saying the Pledge of Allegiance Respecting important U.S. documents Obeying all laws Respecting our nation’s leaders Joining the military Wearing red, white, and blue
U.S. Flag The American Flag shows our culture and history. The fifty stars represent the fifty states and the 13 stripes represent the original 13 colonies.
Patriotic Songs Star Spangled Banner America, the Beautiful
My Country Tis of Thee This Land is Your Land God Bless the USA
Pledge of Allegiance I 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.
Important U.S. Documents
Declaration of Independence Bill of Rights Constitution Gettysburg Address
SYMBOLS America has many different symbols that are unique only to our country.
Statue of Liberty (located in New York City on Ellis Island)
Liberty Bell The Liberty Bell is located in Philadelphia’s State House. It was rung to celebrate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence.
Eagle The 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.
White House This 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.
Capitol Building The U.S. Capitol is also located in Washington, D.C. It is where Congress meets.
Other U.S. Symbols Uncle Sam Great Seal of the United States
Dove (symbol for peace)
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.
We can be good citizens by . . .
Obeying all laws and rules Voting in elections (when you are 18) Paying taxes Joining the military Performing community service Cooperating with others Not polluting
Be PROUD to be an AMERICAN!!
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