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Review Ch. 1-2

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Secretary of State
keeper of the Great Seal of the U.S.
1917
year the American's Creed was written by William Tyler Page
device
an emblem or design that is found usually on the fly of the flag
Samuel Francis Smith
wrote the words to "My Country 'Tis of Thee"
War of 1812
war during which "The Star-Spangled Banner" was written by Francis Scott Key
4%
percent of workers in America who were farmers in 1980
red
flag color representing bravery & courage
quorum
term for minimum number of members required to conduct business in an organization
adjournment
motion to close a meeting
Chappie James
1st black American to achieve rank of a 4-star general
E pluribus unum
translates - one out of many
Francis Bellamy
wrote the Pledge of Allegiance
order of typical business meeting
call to order, special program, reading of minutes, reading of treasurer's report, committee reports, unfinished business (old business), new business, special program, adjournment, informal conversation & refreshments
eye
represents God's watch care over our country
crest
pictures our nation as a new constellation in the sky
scroll
bears the Latin inscription E pluribus unum
eagle
depicts self-reliance, strength, and pride
shield
symbolizes the unity of our nation
thirteen stars
represent the original colonies
pyramid
has 1776 written on it in Roman numerals
Mother's Day
2nd Sunday in May
Memorial Day
last Monday in May
Veterans Day
November 11
Thanksgiving Day
4th Thursday in November
Flag Day
June 14
Labor Day
1st Monday in September
Independence Day
July 4