American Symbols: What You Need to Know

American Symbols: What You Need to Know

by Melissa Ann Ferguson


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The Statue of Liberty and the American flag are both bold symbols of the United States of America. But what is the meaning behind them? Get the inside scoop on these and other symbols of American freedom and democracy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781515781271
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 08/01/2017
Series: Fact Files
Pages: 24
Sales rank: 372,289
Product dimensions: 8.13(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)
Lexile: 620L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 7 Years

About the Author

Melissa Ferguson works as a continuing education program manager. She has worked for a corporate educational company that focuses on urban youth. She also has experience as a senior editor and writer in the publishing field. She holds an MA in English from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. Besides writing, she enjoys finding “treasures” at flea markets and antique shops. She lives in a suburb of Minneapolis.

Table of Contents

America's Famous Symbols 4

The American Flag 6

The Bald Eagle 8

Uncle Sam 10

The Great Seal 12

The Liberty Bell 14

Ellis Island 16

The Statue of Liberty 18

The White House 20

Glossary 22


Internet Sites 23

Critical Thinking Questions 24

Index 24

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