The Liberty Bell is over 260 years old and can be traced back to William Penn. Created to commemorate Penn's visionary work, it now stands as one of our nation's most valued symbols of peace, liberty, and freedom for all.
The National Mall, one of our country's most beautiful symbols, includes gardens, monuments, museums, and open spaces that make this serene landmark a wonderful, peaceful place to visit.
"The Star Spangled Banner" became the national anthem of the United States in 1931. Uniting Americans with pride every time it is played, it always brings a sense of loyalty and honor to the citizens of the United States of America.
The American flag is a symbol of freedom and patriotism. From the first flag that donned thirteen stars for the original thirteen colonies, to the flag we know today, it has always brought pride to the people of America. Many poems and songs have been written about Old Glory, and she flies in front of schools, government offices, and is waved in parades as a symbol of our freedom and all who fought to protect and preserve it. This book will allow students to determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
Of all the U.S. presidents, Abraham Lincoln stands out as a champion of change and equality. It is no surprise the Lincoln Memorial is considered a symbol of freedom. This title provides a look into the achievements of President Lincoln and why we honor his legacy today with the Lincoln Memorial!
Known as one of America’s greatest leaders, George Washington led an army of rebels to independence. Today, we honor his successes through the Washington Monument. Beginning readers will find informative text and features along with eye-catching photos from cover to cover in this title about the Washington Monument!
After the drafting of the U.S. Constitution, James Madison realized there were no laws established to protect the rights of the people. In 1791, the Bill of Rights was added to the Constitution. Beginning readers will be introduced to this important symbol of freedom through its definition, history, and examples of how people practice their rights today!