Symbols & Monuments

Symbols & Monuments Worksheet1

Symbols & Monuments Worksheet 2

  • The Great Seal of the United States

    The Great Seal of the United States

    During Medieval times and even earlier, important people added a seal made of wax to letters and documents. These seals proved that the letter was really written by the person who signed it. Seals were sometimes used to close letters to keep them secret.Today, seals are still used on official…


  • The Bald Eagle: An American Symbol

    The Bald Eagle: An American Symbol

    After the United States became a nation, the Founding Fathers wanted to choose a national emblem. The task was more difficult than they probably expected. Some people suggested the eagle. Benjamin Franklin disagreed because many other countries had previously chosen the eagle as their emblem. Franklin also said that eagles…


  • Old Glory: The Story of Our Flag

    Old Glory: The Story of Our Flag

    Schools, government buildings, libraries, churches, and even many homes display our flag, especially on patriotic holidays like the 4th of July, but have you ever wondered how we got the flag? “Old Glory” is one of the oldest symbols of our country, but she wasn’t the first flag. Old Glory,…