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Symbols of American Democracy. A PowerPoint Presentation for Mrs. Harris’ Kindergarten Detectives. The United States Flag. Stands for: The hopes The beliefs And the accomplishments of the American People. Parts of the Flag. 7 Red Stripes 6 White Stripes 50 stars on a blue background.

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symbols of american democracy

Symbols of American Democracy

A PowerPoint Presentation for Mrs. Harris’ Kindergarten Detectives

the united states flag
The United States Flag
  • Stands for:
  • The hopes
  • The beliefs
  • And the accomplishments of the American People
parts of the flag
Parts of the Flag
  • 7 Red Stripes
  • 6 White Stripes
  • 50 stars on a blue background
flag colors
Flag Colors

Red-valor

White-purity

Blue-justice

names for the flag
Names for the Flag
  • Stars and Stripes
  • Old Glory
  • Star Spangled Banner
what are these students doing
What are these students doing?

Saying the Pledge of Allegiance

pledge of allegiance
Pledge of Allegiance

I pledge allegiance 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.

historical information
Historical Information
  • A present from the French
  • A gift of International Freedom
  • Arrived in 350 pieces
  • Arrived on June 19, 1885
  • Dedicated by President Grover Cleveland

The toes of Lady Liberty

names for the statue of liberty
Names for the Statue of Liberty
  • “Liberty Enlightening the World”
  • “Lady Liberty”
where can you find the statue of liberty
Where can you find the Statue of Liberty?
  • New York Harbor on Liberty Island.
did you know
Did you know…
  • Bell was made in England.
  • First rang in 1752.
  • Rang twice and cracked.
  • The Liberty Bell weighed over 2000 pounds.
  • It traveled around the US by train.
  • Rings for Freedom and Liberty.
where is the liberty bell
Where is the Liberty Bell?
  • Independence Hall in Philadelphia
history of the white house
History of the White House
  • Commissioned by George Washington in 1790.
  • Designed by Charlestonian James Hoban.
  • Construction began in 1792.
  • Construction completed in 1800.
  • Destroyed by fire in 1814.
  • Later rebuilt.
where is the white house
Where is the White House?
  • 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
  • Washington, DC
who lives in the white house
Who lives in the White House?
  • The President of the United States
  • The President’s family
  • The President’s pets

India, the President’s cat.

Barney, the President’s dog.

work cited

Work Cited

Unless noted, all photographs courtesy of the

Library of Congress

American Memory Collection