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The Bald Eagle

  • The Bald Eagle

On the backs of our gold coins, the silver dollar, the half dollar and the quarter, we see an eagle with outspread wings.

  • The Bald Eagle
  • On the backs of our gold coins, the silver dollar, the half dollar and the quarter, we see an eagle with outspread wings.

One of the first battles of the Revolution:

  • National emblem
  • One of the first battles of the Revolution:
  • noise of the struggle awoke the sleeping eagles
  • flew from their nests, circled over fighting men + raucous cries
  • "They are shrieking for Freedom!" (patriots)

Status of the bald eagle: June 28, 2007 the Interior Department took the American bald eagle off the endangered species list.

  • Bald Eagle Info
  • Status of the bald eagle: June 28, 2007 the Interior Department took the American bald eagle off the endangered species list.
  • The Europeans first arrived fairly common. The human population , the eagle population
  • Until 1995 - endangered (in 43 of the 48 states).

June 20th, 1782

  • Historical Reference
  • June 20th, 1782
  • The Continental Congress
  • adopted the current design for the Great Seal of the United States

Bald Eagle grasping:

  • The Seal
  • Bald Eagle grasping:
  • thirteen arrows
  • AND
  • a thirteen-leaf olive branch

In some North American cultures a sacred bird

  • A Sacred Bird
  • In some North American cultures a sacred bird
  • Its feathers central to Native American religions and customs
  • Eagles = spiritual messengers between gods and humans

The Lakota: give an eagle feather, the symbol of honor, to a person who achieves a task.

  • Honor
  • The Lakota: give an eagle feather, the symbol of honor, to a person who achieves a task.

The Pawnee: symbols of fertility

  • Honor
  • The Pawnee: symbols of fertility
  • WHY?
  • their nests - high off the ground
  • +
  • fiercely protect their young

The Choctaw:

  • Honor
  • The Choctaw:
  • a symbol of peace
  • WHY?
  • has direct contact
  • with the upper world
  • of the sun

Modern times:

  • Honor
  • Modern times:
  • given on a graduation from college.

Benjamin Franklin : a bird of bad moral character

  • Bad sign
  • Benjamin Franklin : a bird of bad moral character
  • does not get his living honestly: perches on ф dead tree, watches the hunting of the fishing-hawk pursues him takes it from him....
  • a rank coward

  • Thank you for attention!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bald_Eagle#The_national_bird_of_the_United_States

  • Sources
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bald_Eagle#The_national_bird_of_the_United_States
  • http://www.baldeagleinfo.com/eagle/eagle9.html
  • http://www.baldeagleinfo.com/eagle/eagle11.html