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It was an enriching experience researching for this little section of patriotic images. I learned that the great American Bald Eagle is America's symbol of freedom and pride, and the national bird of United States.

Considered a symbol of feminism and women's economic strength, Rosie the Riveter represents the American female factory workers who filled in for the men while they were away during World War II.

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The "Join or Die" political cartoon was created by Benjamin Franklin and appeared in his Pennsylvania Gazette publication on May 9, 1754. These are simple, but important things to know about our history. Some of the facts I must admit, I had probably learned as a child but forgot with age and events. Just proves the old adage, you're never too old to learn or re-learn.

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