Part 5: Vocabulary

Allegiance:

  • Loyalty

Banner:

  • Flag

Coat of Arms:

  • Shield with designs that represents a family or government

Etiquette:

  • Good manners

Flag Code:

  • List of instructions that tells how the American flag should and should not be handled

Flagstaff:

  • Pole for attaching the flag

Half-staff:

  • Halfway between the top and bottom of the flag pole

Indivisible:

  • Cannot be divided

Justice:

  • Fair treatment

Liberty:

  • Freedom

Loyal:

  • Faithful

Motto:

  • Phrase or sentence that states a belief

National anthem:

  • Official song of the nation
  • “The Star-Spangled Banner”

Pledge:

  • Promise

Pledge of Allegiance:

  • A promise to be loyal to the United States

Republic:

  • Nation in which citizens elect people to represent them in government

Seal:

  • Symbol that belongs only to its owner

Spectators:

  • People watching

Star-spangled:

  • Decorated with stars

Symbol:

  • Something that represents, or stands for, something else