Educator Resources for U.S. Symbols

A symbol is something that represents, or stands for, something else. What are some objects and buildings that stand for the United States? In this movie, you’ll learn about U.S. symbols such as the American flag and the bald eagle. You'll learn how the Liberty Bell stands for independence and how the Statue of Liberty stands for hope, freedom, and friendship between people from all different cultures and countries. You'll find out about famous monuments that honor important people or famous events in America’s history, such as the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument in Washington, D.C. and Mount Rushmore. What are other U.S. symbols? Watch the movie to learn more!