RED, WHITE, BLUE, AND UNCLE WHO?

The Stories Behind Some of America's Patriotic Symbols

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$7.99

   Order Code: HG103    ISBN : 9780823417841
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Brief, lively chapters illuminate how and why America's great patriotic symbols came to be America's great patriotic symbols.

What occasion inspired the French to give America the Statue of Liberty? What do the symbols and words mean on the Great Seal of the United States? Who was the character of Uncle Sam based on? Other subjects include the bald eagle, the Liberty Bell, "The Star-Spangled Banner," the Pledge of Allegiance, Mount Rushmore, The White House and the Capitol, the National Mall, and monuments and memorials in Washington, D.C.

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Copyright

2001

Size

7" x 10"

Publisher

Holiday House

Pages

64

Grade

3–6

ISBN

9780823417841