America: A Unique Nation American Symbols The Meaning of Patriotism Additional Review of Chapter 1
What is the reason for our nation's greatness?
The righteous character of her people.
What is "The Pledge of Allegiance"?
"I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of American and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."
Who is Theodore Roosevelt?
Who said, "Americanism means the virtues of courage, honor, justice, truth, sincerity, and hardihood- the virtures that made America. The things that will destroy America are prospertity-at-any-price, peace-at-any-price, safety- first instead of duty-first, the love of soft livng, and the get-rich-quick theory of life."
Who is Francis Bellamy?
The author of the Pledge of Allegiance.
What is a cross?
A symbol of redemption.
Why did the founding fathers give us a government of limited power?
Because they feared a tyrannical government.
What is "indivisible"?
To mean, "cannot be divided"
What is a Patriot?
Someone who is trying to promote the principles of honor, faith, duty, and loyalty, those principles that have helped to make America a great nation.
What is the seven red and 6 white stripes of the American Flag?
These stripes represent the first thirteen states.
What is silver or white?
The heraldic color of faith or purity.
Who is Calvin Coolidge?
Who said, "The meaning of America is not to be found in a life without toil. Freedom is not only bought with a great price; it is maintained by unremitting effort."
What is "allegiance"?
Our loyalty, support and our devotion to duty.
What is a Nationalist?
Someone seeking to bring other nations under the control of their own.
What is a memorial?
Anything that helps people remember past events.
What are "inherent rights"?
Rights you are born with or are given by God.
What is a "limited government"?
A government that exercises its powers under constraints, usually by means of a constitution.
Who is Francis Scott Key?
The author of "The Star Spangled Banner".
Who is John F. Kennedy?
Who said, "Ask not what your country can do for you - ask what you can do for your country."
What is "culture"?
A combination of a nation's language, religion, ethics, laws, and arts.
What is, after dark, or nighttime?
Our flag must have a spotlight on it when it is displayed at this time.
Who is Thomas Jefferson?
Who said "the Tree of Liberty must be refreshed from time to time by the blood of patriots and tyrants."
What is the Supreme Court?
A tablet representing the Ten Commandments is above the head of chief justice of this Court.
What is Patriotism?
A love for one's country and a loyalty to that country.
What is Heraldry?
A system of colors and esigns that was devised during the Middle Ages for use in national flags.
What is the bombardment by the British of Fort McHenry, all day and all night, on September 13, 1814 and the visual of the flag still standing?
The inspiration for The Star Spangled Banner?

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