Presentation“Symbols of USA”
Official and non-official symbols of the U.S.
The bald eagle
(lat. Haliaeetus leucocephalus) is one of the main symbols of the United States. It is a large bird of hawk family that lives in North America.
Flower symbol for the U.S. - rose.
The law, which declares a symbol of the United States rose says:
Americans have always loved the flowers with which God decorates our land. More than any other flower, we are holding the rose as a symbol of life, love, devotion, beauty and eternity. To say about the love between a man and a woman, love for humanity and God, love of country, Americans who speak the language of the heart, say it with a rose.
We ... always cultivated roses in our gardens. Our first president, George Washington, grew roses, and one he even named after his mother. White House prouds of the most beautiful rose garden. We grow roses in all our fifty states. We find roses throughout our art, music and literature. We decorate our celebrations and parades with roses ...
The American people have a special place in their hearts for roses. Let us continue to cherish them, in honor of the love and devotion they represent, and give them to those whom we love as God has given them to us.
Symbolically, the fortieth President of the United States, Ronald Reagan signed a resolution enshrining rose for an official floral emblem of the United States in the White House Rose Garden.
Flowers roses - the symbol of the State of New York, and the wild rose - a symbol of Iowa and North Dakota.
Christmas tree symbol of the United States
April 28, 1926 thirtieth U.S. President Calvin Coolidge named the official Christmas tree of the U.S. General Grant sequoia.
General Grant sequoia age - about 1650 years. Dimensions of tree:
Tree height - 81.5 m
The circumference of the tree (girth) at ground level - 32.8 meters
The circumference of the tree (girth) at a height of 1.4 meters - 8.8 meters
The circumference of the tree (girth) at a height of 18 meters - 5 meters
The circumference of the tree (girth) at a height of 55 meters - 3.9 meters
Estimated volume of tree trunk - 1320 m3
Sequoia General Grant was named in 1867 in honor of Ulysses S. Grant, U.S. Army General and the eighteenth President of the United States.
Traditional headwearing of Americans ,which managed to win a huge popularity all over the world.
In God we trust
"In God we trust" was adopted as the official motto of the United States in 1956 as an alternative or replacement to the unofficial motto of E pluribus unum, adopted when theGreat Seal of the United States was created and adopted in 1782.
The phrase appears to have originated in "The Star-Spangled Banner", written during the War of 1812. The fourth stanza includes the phrase, "And this be our motto: 'In God is our Trust.'" According to Ted Alexander, Chief Historian at Antietam National Battlefield, the contracted "In God We Trust" was first used by the 125th Pennsylvania Infantry as a battle cry on September 17, 1862, during the Battle of Antietam of the American Civil War.
Jeans - another American invention, have conquered the world
Cowboy hat - the constant attribute of courageous explorers of the Wild West
Cowboy boots - practical and at the same time very stylish footwear for men and women
Okay - perhaps one of the most famous "Americanisms" in the world
Sports symbols of the United States - baseball and American football
Pie symbol for the U.S. - Apple Pie
Fast food symbol of the United States - hotdog and hamburger
Alcoholic drink is a symbol USA - bourbon
The tree symbol of the United States - Oak
Flower symbol for the U.S. - rose
Christmas tree symbol of the United States - General Grant sequoia
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