About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning or mastering American symbols and holidays will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about important dates and symbols in the United States. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding the Statue of Liberty, American flag, and more
- Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning information for US citizenship (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient way to learn about American symbols and holidays
- Students who struggle to understand their teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra US citizenship learning resources
How It Works:
- Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
- Press play and watch the video lesson.
- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify you're ready by completing the American Symbols & Holidays chapter exam.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Use the American Symbols & Holidays chapter exam to be prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any American symbols or holidays question. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.
Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about symbols and holidays for a standard US citizenship course. Topics covered include:
- The history of the Statue of Liberty
- Symbolism and history of the American Flag
- The American National Anthem
- Federally-recognized holidays
- Important American observances
1. Statue of Liberty: History, Location & Symbolism
In this lesson we will learn about the Statue of Liberty. We will highlight key elements of its history, and we will also analyze its symbolism. We will understand the context in which the Statue of Liberty came to be.
2. History of the American Flag & National Anthem
Have you ever wondered why the flag of the United States looks the way it does, with all those stars and stripes? In this lesson, you'll learn more about the history of the flag and the national anthem written in its honor.
3. National Holidays in the United States
Whether it is the barbeque and fireworks, snowball fights and caroling, or just a day off of school or work, we all look forward to the next holiday. In this lesson, we'll highlight the ten official federal holidays in the United States.
4. Lady Justice: Meaning & Symbolism
Who is Lady Justice and what is the meaning behind her image? Learn what this image represents and the symbolism affiliated with the image. Gain an understanding of what Lady Justice means in American culture.
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Other chapters within the US Citizenship Study Guide course
- The Naturalization Process
- Naturalization Requirements
- Naturalization Tests & Interview
- American Government Principles
- American Government Systems
- American Government Rights & Duties
- America's Discovery, Colonization & Revolution
- American History in the 1800s
- Forging the United States
- American History from 1900 to Present
- Geography of the United States
- Reading in English
- English Grammar & Writing
- US Citizenship Test Information & Prep