Timeline of US Symbols

  • A bell is received

    A  bell is received
    A bell was brought to Philadelphia in 1752 to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the Pennsylvania colony. It weighed two thousand pounds and at the largest part was twelve feet wide.
  • US Flag

    US Flag
    The 13 colonies want a flag that united them so a flag was made with 13 stripes and 13 stars.
  • Bell is given a name

    Bell is given a name
    The bell was named the Liberty Bell because on that day the Declaration of Independence was approved.
  • Bald Eagle

    Bald Eagle
    Congress selected the bald eagle to be the official emblem of the US
  • Liberty Bell's Crack

    Liberty  Bell's Crack
    Liberty Bell cracked when it was rang on George Washington’s birthday
  • Statue of Liberty in bay

    Statue of Liberty in bay
    The Statue of Liberty was placed in the New York Harbor
  • Pledge of Allegiance

    Pledge of Allegiance
    Francis Bellamy published his poem in a children’s magazine The Youth’s Companion